Two books examining the Israeli lobby in the U.S., "The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy," and "The Deadliest Lies," present opposing views on Israel's influence among U.S. policymakers. Authors John Mearsheimer and Abraham Foxman detail their stances.
Iran's alleged influence over groups in Iraq that inflict violence on U.S. troops and Iraqi civilians has become another source of tension between Washington and Tehran. Experts assess Iran's connections to the conflict in Iraq.
In the newest in a series of interviews with presidential candidates, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., details his ideas for handling illegal immigration in the United States and discusses how his experiences as a veteran shape his views on Iraq war…
Saying the issue of his country's nuclear program was now "closed," Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad derided the United Nations for allowing world powers to bully others. It was the latest in a string of controversial comments from the leader during…
In the next in a series of presidential candidate interviews, Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., details his plan for pulling U.S. troops from Iraq and discusses the need for diplomacy in the Middle East, among other issues.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose visit to New York City Monday met with local protests, accused Israel of occupation and racism during a speech to the U.N. General Assembly.
Haleh Esfandiari, an Iranian-American from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, spent 105 days in an Iranian prison on suspicion of trying to undermine the government before her release last month. She speaks of her ordeal with Gwen Ifill.
In long-awaited testimony, Army Gen. David Petraeus told Congress Monday the troop increase in Iraq has largely met its goals and he recommended a reduction in troop levels, as Ambassador Ryan Crocker described improved security. The NewsHour recaps the hearing.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency said Thursday that Iran is producing less nuclear fuel than previously thought and has made progress in explaining past nuclear activities.
A series of suicide bombings in Iraq left at least 250 people dead, while political instability continues to plague the government. Regional experts discuss the country's political and security struggles.
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