The difference between “BDS Russia” and “BDS Israel.”

May 18 2022 12:01AM

In recent days, rumors have been circulating regarding the possibility of U.S. sanctions on Israel as punishment for settlement-building. Since such measures would undoubtedly be. . .

Dec. 10 2014 12:01AM

Hoping to attain a preliminary nuclear deal, the White House eased economic sanctions. Now Iran’s leaders have no incentive to negotiate. 

Eli Lake
July 15 2014 12:01AM

If our Iran diplomacy is not backed up by credible threats, Tehran will have little incentive to abide by any signed agreement.    

Lee Rosenberg
Feb. 25 2014 12:01AM

The collapse of sanctions against Iran since the interim deal highlights their weakness as a tool of coercion—especially in the hands of irresolute American leadership.

John R. Bolton
Jan. 29 2014 12:00AM

A nuclear Iran, no longer crippled by sanctions, would be able to extend its influence over the entire Persian Gulf—and its control over half of. . .

Clifford D. May
Jan. 23 2014 12:00AM

Solid bipartisan majorities in both houses of Congress, along with the American public, support increased pressure on Iran. Will the Obama administration listen?

Michael Barone
Dec. 26 2013 12:00AM

The big question is not how Washington will handle Tehran’s inevitable violations of the nuclear agreement struck over the weekend, but how it will. . .

Nov. 25 2013 12:00AM

The Obama administration justifies an easing of Iran sanctions on the grounds that they can be tightened again if Tehran violates its side of the. . .

Nov. 21 2013 12:00AM

Western sanctions have made it harder than ever for Iran to acquire the means to build a nuclear bomb; and yet it is still acquiring them.

Emanuele Ottolenghi
Sept. 12 2013 12:00AM

Economic sanctions may not have deterred Iran from building a nuclear bomb, but they seem to have driven a boom in drug addiction.

Aug. 27 2013 12:00AM