“If the deal is not submitted to Congress, I and many others will make clear that Barack Obama will be in office for 23 months and I will be in office for 6 years. And the Iranians should take that into their calculation as they negotiate with Barack Obama’s team,” one Republican lawmaker told a group of reporters Wednesday in a roundtable discussion held on a background basis.
It is very bewildering, albeit horrifyingly fascinating, to watch American politicians jockey and posture for war with Iran. With the announcement last week that years of negotiations have yielded a framework agreement that will arrest any Iranian nuclear weapons program, not that one actually exists, while starting the much needed process of bringing Iran back into the world community, many members of Congress seem not just reluctant, but hostile, to the prospects of averting a war with Iran.
Letter from Council for a Livable World to key Senators on the flaws in the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (S.615) introduced by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Corker (R-Tenn.)to require a congressional vote on any nuclear deal with Iran.
By Colonel Richard L. Klass (USA, Ret.) I wonder who will take “credit” if the Iranian nuclear talks fail. Will it be Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio), based on his unprecedented partisan invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress, and on the rapturous applause he received […]
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation signed onto a letter urging the United States Senate to reject dangerous legislation on Iran