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Mar 31, 2015, 10:23am EDT
  • January 21, 2021

    Don’t expect Biden to reenter the Iran nuclear deal right away

    Three top Biden team members made clear that reentry into the pact is a "long ways" away.

  • March 5, 2020

    What Iran stockpiling uranium for a nuclear bomb is really about 

    It’s scary, but nowhere near as scary as it could be.

  • January 17, 2020

    11 US troops were injured in Iran’s attack. It shows how close we came to war.

    "The more that comes out, the more it looks like we got incredibly lucky in avoiding a war," an expert told Vox.

  • January 16, 2020

    Iran says it’s now enriching uranium at levels higher than before nuclear deal

    The announcement is mainly a message to Western Europeans, an Iranian audience, and maybe Trump.

  • January 8, 2020

    Sean Hannity suggests bombing Iranian oil refineries to cause “major poverty for the people of Iran”

    "Maybe we could help them with arms and help them, you know — in some ways."

  • January 8, 2020

    How Trump got suckered by Iran and North Korea

    He’s pushed Iran closer to going nuclear — and spurred an arms race in North Korea, Russia, and China.

  • January 3, 2020

    “A nasty, brutal fight”: what a US-Iran war would look like

    The bottom line: It’d be hell on earth.

  • December 3, 2019

    Trump’s Iran whisperer

    He’s Trump’s guy on Iran, and he’s remaking the State Department in the president’s image.

  • October 11, 2019

    Trump says he’s ending the US role in Middle East wars. He’s sending 1,800 troops to Saudi Arabia.

    This is yet another part of the US-Iran standoff.

  • July 31, 2019

    Trump escalates Iran tensions by sanctioning Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

    This is one of the most dramatic moves of the "maximum pressure" campaign.

  • July 31, 2019

    Trump is expected to keep a key part of the Iran nuclear deal in place — for now

    He could backtrack in only a few months’ time.

  • July 22, 2019

    Iran says it arrested 17 people spying for the CIA. The US says it’s fake news.

    President Donald Trump called the claim "just more lies and propaganda."

  • July 12, 2019

    The US has a risky new plan to protect oil tankers from Iranian attacks

    "Beware of what you’re walking into, because nothing good happens in the Strait of Hormuz," said a retired three-star admiral.

  • July 8, 2019

    Iran is enriching uranium and breaking the limit set by the nuclear deal. Here’s what that means.

    Uranium enrichment is a critical step in making nuclear energy and nuclear weapons.

  • July 5, 2019

    US-Iran standoff: a timeline

    The dangerous escalation of tensions, from Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal to the downing of a US military drone to Iran’s latest breach of the deal.

  • July 1, 2019

    Why Iran just violated part of the 2015 nuclear deal

    Expect the Trump administration not to be too happy with this announcement.

  • June 21, 2019

    Why Iran is fighting back against Trump’s maximum pressure campaign

    An expert explains Iran’s recent actions.

  • June 21, 2019

    What we know (and what we don’t) about Trump’s decision not to attack Iran

    It seems the US and Iran could have come close to war.

  • June 17, 2019

    Iran just made one of its riskiest announcements in years

    Iran says it won’t abide by part of the 2015 nuclear deal within 10 days.

  • May 15, 2019

    The US decision to withdraw staff from Iraq shows the Iran standoff continues

    The Trump administration says there’s a serious threat against personnel in Iraq.

  • May 8, 2019

    Trump’s Iran policy is making war more likely

    The administration’s hardline stances and tough rhetoric have brought us to a tense standoff.

  • May 8, 2019

    Iran just said it won’t comply with parts of the landmark nuclear deal

    Why? Partly to spite Trump.

  • April 16, 2019

    Iran labels all US troops in the Middle East “terrorists”

    It’s a response to America’s similar designation of Iranian troops the day before.

  • April 8, 2019

    Trump just labeled Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization. But it could backfire.

    The US-Iran standoff was just turned up to 11.

  • February 15, 2019

    The US held a global summit to isolate Iran. America isolated itself instead.

    Witness the Trump administration’s spectacular failure in Poland.