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Iran regime attacks Netanyahu, Israel following March 3 speech

President Hassan Rouhani.

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran’s leadership attacked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the U.S. Congress. “The only one who is angry and upset about the course of negotiations is an occupying regime that sees its survival in war and […]

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Dealing with Iran: Give diplomacy a shot

US President Obama listens as Israeli PM Netanyahu delivers a statement in Washington

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s exhortations to the U.S. Congress to forget about a “bad deal” with Iran avoids one problem. Absent a deal, who believes Iran will scale down its nuclear […]

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New leader of Free World: Netanyahu gives the speech an American president should have made

'Even if Israel has to stand alone, Israel will stand' / Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Israel will fight Iran alone, if it must. That is the striking message Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered to a joint session of Congress, garnering thunderous applause and numerous standing ovations. The historic […]

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Memo to the president: Beware another Vietnam quagmire on the Tigris and Euphrates

An American soldier guides an unseen helicopter to a jungle clearing in a 1968 photo from Vietnam. / Art Greenspon / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com by Harlan Ullman For those of us old enough to recall the Vietnam War, fact and reality were obscured and mangled by successive White Houses anxious to reach the delusional “light at the end of the tunnel.” […]

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Text of Netanyahu speech to Congress: ‘Very bad deal . . . paves Iran’s path to bomb’

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Special to WorldTribune.com Following is the full text of the address to the U.S. Congress by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: NETANYAHU: Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank you… (APPLAUSE) … Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Pro Tem Senator Orrin […]

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Post-Gadhafi Libya now a jihadist springboard backed by Iran, Qatar, Sudan and Turkey

Rome now a target: Security forces have bee deployed at selected sites due to terror threats from ISIL. / Winston Ross / Newsweek

Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs The consolidation of a self-proclaimed Caliphate in eastern Libya provides the jihadist camp with springboard into Africa and southern Europe. That strategic thrust, supported […]

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Reports: Saudis might help Israel attack Iran

Israeli F-15 fighter jets refuel in the Negev desert. /Jack Guez / AFP / Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com Amid the drama of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to Washington, another element of a major story has been overlooked. Arab governments share Israel’s concerns about Iran’s nuclear program but also intensely feel the implications of […]

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Soros-backed J Street mounts all-out crusade against Netanyahu’s speech to Congress

George Soros.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz The J Street lobbying group is running a media campaign opposing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s March 3 speech to the U.S. Congress. J Street claims to be “the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace […]

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Netanyahu on March 3 speech: ‘I am going there to try to stop the deal from happening’

Benjamin Netanyahu during a speech to Congress on May 24, 2011. / Avi Ohayon / GPO / Flash90

Special to WorldTribune.com JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a local radio station that his speech next week to Congress is critical because he believes only Congress can at this point can stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons. “I […]

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Credit where credit is due: The Carter Administration and Iran’s fall to militant Islam

President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn with the Shah of Iran at a state dinner in the White House. / www.corbis.com

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dario de Persis The question of whose actions — or inactions — contributed to the downfall of the Shah of Iran in and by extension, the success of the Islamic revolution in Iran in 1978-79, is […]

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