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No, Mr. President, It Does Really Matter

No, Mr. President, It Does Really Matter

Trump has no clear rationale for killing Iran’s top general, or for much of his foreign policy.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Rebukes U.S. in Rare Friday Sermon

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told thousands of worshipers that God’s backing had allowed Iran to “slap the face” of the United States with a missile attack.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Rebukes U.S. in Rare Friday Sermon

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told thousands of worshipers that God’s backing had allowed Iran to “slap the face” of the United States with a missile attack.
Senate Has Votes to Pass Limits on Trump’s Iran War Power, Likely Drawing a Veto

Senate Has Votes to Pass Limits on Trump’s Iran War Power, Likely Drawing a Veto

The declaration by Senator Tim Kaine signals a growing dissatisfaction among Republicans with President Trump’s Iran strategy.
Senate Has Votes to Pass Limits on Trump’s Iran War Power, Likely Drawing a Veto

Senate Has Votes to Pass Limits on Trump’s Iran War Power, Likely Drawing a Veto

The declaration by Senator Tim Kaine signals a growing dissatisfaction among Republicans with President Trump’s Iran strategy.
Trump’s Code of Dishonor

Trump’s Code of Dishonor

He lacks a clear moral or strategic framework.
Iran’s President Calls for Special Court on Downed Plane

Iran’s President Calls for Special Court on Downed Plane

The Revolutionary Guards arrested the person who made a video of a missile striking a passenger plane. The video undercut the military’s denials of responsibility.
Iran’s President Calls for Special Court on Downed Plane

Iran’s President Calls for Special Court on Downed Plane

The Revolutionary Guards arrested the person who made a video of a missile striking a passenger plane. The video undercut the military’s denials of responsibility.
Protests in Iran: Rage Over Downed Jet, as Lawmakers Demand Accountability

Protests in Iran: Rage Over Downed Jet, as Lawmakers Demand Accountability

Protesters chanted against Iran’s clerical rulers for a third day, while several prominent newscasters quit their jobs, apologizing for having broadcast lies.
Protests in Iran: Rage Over Downed Jet, as Lawmakers Demand Accountability

Protests in Iran: Rage Over Downed Jet, as Lawmakers Demand Accountability

Protesters chanted against Iran’s clerical rulers for a third day, while several prominent newscasters quit their jobs, apologizing for having broadcast lies.
The Trump Administration’s Fluctuating Explanations for the Suleimani Strike

The Trump Administration’s Fluctuating Explanations for the Suleimani Strike

Over 10 days, officials have struggled to rationalize the decision that risked a war with Iran.
The Trump Administration’s Fluctuating Explanations for the Suleimani Strike

The Trump Administration’s Fluctuating Explanations for the Suleimani Strike

Over 10 days, officials have struggled to rationalize the decision that risked a war with Iran.
Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War

Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War

The story of that week, and the secret planning in the months preceding it, ranks as the most perilous chapter so far in President Trump’s three years in office.
Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War

Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War

The story of that week, and the secret planning in the months preceding it, ranks as the most perilous chapter so far in President Trump’s three years in office.
Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War

Seven Days in January: How Trump Pushed U.S. and Iran to the Brink of War

The story of that week, and the secret planning in the months preceding it, ranks as the most perilous chapter so far in President Trump’s three years in office.
Doug Collins Apologizes for Claiming Democrats Are ‘In Love With Terrorists’

Doug Collins Apologizes for Claiming Democrats Are ‘In Love With Terrorists’

Mr. Collins walked back his statement made Wednesday amid a fiery debate over Congress’s role in matters of war and peace.
How the Public Feels About Trump’s Iran Strategy

How the Public Feels About Trump’s Iran Strategy

Polls have shown that Americans think war with Iran is more likely than it was before President Trump took office.
John Kerry: Diplomacy Was Working Until Trump Abandoned It

John Kerry: Diplomacy Was Working Until Trump Abandoned It

The president put us on a path toward conflict and turmoil with Iran.
The U.S., Iran and a No-Win Game

The U.S., Iran and a No-Win Game

Which country is ahead after almost two years of brinkmanship? Neither, the evidence strongly suggests.