Iran

  • January 18, 2008  

    The head of U.S. Central Command, Adm. William Fallon, oversees U.S. military operations in the Middle East, including Iraq, as well as Afghanistan and parts of Asia and Africa. In an interview with Ray Suarez, Adm. Fallon discusses the state of U.S. efforts in these regions and developments in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. Continue reading

  • January 14, 2008  

    President Bush made his first trip to Saudi Arabia on Monday in a bid to gain support for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, while the White House announced a $20 billion weapons deal with the powerful Saudi kingdom. Experts examine the state of U.S.-Saudi relations. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2007  

    GOP and Democratic lawmakers have sparred in recent weeks over a massive spending bill that, in addition to funding domestic programs, also seeks to include funds for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., discusses legislative battles on Capitol Hill over spending and energy legislation. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2007  

    Just over a year into her term as House leader in the new Democratic-majority Congress, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D- Calif., discusses the latest developments from Capitol Hill, including spending bill battles, new energy legislation, the controversy over CIA interrogation tapes and U.S. policy on Iran and Iraq. Continue reading

  • December 7, 2007  

    CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden said his agency had destroyed tapes of terror suspect interrogations, a new report revealed surprising information on Iran’s nuclear program and presidential candidate Mitt Romney discussed his Mormon faith in a key speech. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week in the news. Continue reading

  • December 5, 2007  

    Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte just returned from a trip to the Middle East where he urged Iraqi lawmakers to push through newly-crafted legislation. In an interview with Jim Lehrer, Negroponte discusses his trip to Iraq and a new intelligence report detailing the limits of Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2007  

    A day after a new intelligence report found that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003, President Bush warned that Iran remains a threat and could restart its weapons program at any time. Two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee discuss the report and U.S. policy on Iran. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2007  

    A U.S. National Intelligence Estimate report released Monday found that Iran stopped developing nuclear weapons in 2003, but continues to enrich uranium and could still develop atomic arms in the future. Two intelligence experts discuss the findings and what they may mean for diplomatic relations between Iran and the U.S. Continue reading

  • November 7, 2007   BY Admin 

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Wednesday that the country’s uranium enrichment program has reached a target of 3,000 working centrifuges. Continue reading

  • October 29, 2007  

    New U.S. economic sanctions leveled against Iran last week over Tehran’s nuclear program further fueled debate about the possibility of U.S. military action against the country. Two writers offer their perspectives on what the next steps should be for U.S. policy in Iran. Continue reading