Regions / Iran
The legislation sponsored by Democratic Sens. Benjamin Cardin and Michael Bennet to accompany the Iran nuclear deal would include increased funding for Israeli security.
Those opposed to the Iran deal worry that the subsequent easing of economic sanctions will enable Iran to increase its support for Hezbollah and Hamas.
Turkey's offering Washington a fig leaf of cooperation against the Islamic State, but it's turning all its firepower against the most effective anti-ISIS fighters in the region — the Kurds.
"The Iranian threat" has become such a truism in American politics that we've completely lost sight of Washington's own record.
The United States has tacit, if not official, congressional approval for its war on the Islamic State.
Lawmakers need to hear from their constituents who support diplomacy over war.
Washington's rapprochement with Iran has opened the door for major realignments from Israel to Afghanistan.
When White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest sought to placate hawks, he revealed more about the Iran deal than he may have intended.
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
Those expecting the Iran nuclear deal to lead to regional security cooperation between the United States and Iran may be disappointed.