At the UN, Europe Sided with Iran against the United States

Aug. 28 2020

On August 14, France and Britain voted against a U.S.-backed UN Security Council resolution to extend the conventional-arms embargo on the Islamic Republic. The week after, they were joined by Germany in opposing American efforts to invoke the “snapback” mechanism of the 2015 nuclear deal to punish Tehran for its violations. Bobby Ghosh argues that Washington could have done better to get its allies on board, but ultimate responsibility lies with Europe:

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More about: Europe, Iran, U.S. Foreign policy, United Nations

Why a Military Conflict between Iran and Israel Seems Inevitable

Jan. 20 2021

Since the year began, the IDF has stepped up its attacks on Iranian positions in Syria, striking more targets and going deeper into Syrian territory than usual. Meanwhile, Tehran has increased its enrichment of uranium, moving ever closer to building nuclear weapons. Efraim Inbar addresses the situation in depth:

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More about: Iran, Iran nuclear program, Israeli Security, U.S. Foreign policy