Articles Tagged “Iran”

  • Ben Rhodes Absent from Oversight Committee Yesterday

    The White House has said Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes would not be testifying before a House Oversight Committee yesterday about the Iran nuclear deal, referring to it as a “separation of powers” issue.…

  • Senate Hearing with Central Command-Comments on Iranian Activities

    Tuesday, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on U-S led anti-terrorism efforts with leaders of Central, Africa and Special Operations Commands. One area of the anti-terrorism issues they discussed had to do with…

  • White House Press Briefing Reporter Questions Josh Earnest on Release of Iranian Prisoners

    During the White House Daily Briefing yesterday, in soliciting an answer that merits pondering, a reporter asked Press Secretary Josh Earnest if the recent huge payment to Iran was also ransom for the prisoners recently…

  • U-S Sailors Released by Iran

    Iran has released the 10 sailors from two small U-S navy boats that they detained after the boats crossed into Iranian territorial waters Tuesday. One of the vessels had experienced mechanical problems and another navy…

  • Reporter Questions State Department Official on Cybersecurity

    At Tuesday afternoon’s State Department Briefing in Washington a reporter asked, “Do you have any response to reports that in 2013 Iran hacked into the controls of the dam outside of New York City, and…

  • Prime Minister Netanyahu Speaks To UN

    On Thursday it was obvious, of course, that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not pleased with the United States’ recent nuclear deal with Iran as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly . .…

  • Second Republican Debate Held

    As expected, last night’s second Republican debate was a program of one-line zingers. One of the major predicted confrontations–Donald Trump versus Carly Fiorina over a comment “The Donald” made in a Rolling Stone Magazine interview…

  • Senator Corker Speaks Out on Iran Negotiation Issues

    After a previous Iran nuclear bill failed to pass, the U-S Senate continued debate yesterday on H.J. Res 61, on the disapproval of the proposed Iran nuclear agreement. Republican Senator Bob Corker from Tennessee, on…

  • Cruz & Trump At Tea Party Rally On Iran Nuke Agreement

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at a rally on the Iran Nuclear Agreement Wednesday in Washington. Senator Cruz looked ahead to a future president dealing with Iran . .…

  • Iran Nuke Deal Appears To Have Enough Senate Votes

    It looks now as if the Obama administration now has enough support to hold off Republicans in their efforts to stop the president’s Iran nuclear deal. Retiring Maryland Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski has announced her…