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The battle is joined: Obama warns Democrats not to go ‘squishy’ on Iran deal

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Patrice Hill, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Barack Obama told supporters on July 30 that Democratic support in Congress for the Iran nuclear deal is “squishy” and they must work hard to counter […]

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Israel readies Iron Dome batteries near Lebanon border as Hizbullah ramps up threats

An 'Iron Dome' short-range missile defense system is positioned near the northern city of Haifa.  /Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com Anticipating a huge influx of cash after the Iran nuclear deal, Hizbullah has ratcheted up its threats on Israel and the Israelis have responded by bolstering their Iron Dome missile defense capabilities at the Lebanon border. Iron […]

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Israel, like U.S. Congress and public, in the dark on Iran side deals

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, left, and Secretary of State John Kerry.  /AFP/Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com Both Israel’s security chief and a powerful U.S. senator said the Obama administration is keeping vital information on “side deals” of the Iran nuclear agreement confidential. National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen said on July 29 that Israel […]

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Iran’s cash windfall from nuclear deal seen topping all U.S. aid to Israel since 1948

Iranians burn Israeli and U.S. flags during Quds Day celebrations on July 10.  /ISNA

Special to WorldTribune.com As sanctions are lifted and its overseas assets are unfrozen, Iran’s cash haul from the recently-concluded nuclear deal could hit $150 billion, an Israeli official said. That amount would be more than all U.S. aid to Israel […]

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Playing ‘the Pollard card’ seen increasing Israel’s opposition to Iran nuke deal

Jonathan Pollard during an interview in May 1998.

Special to WorldTribune.com Recent reports have said the United States is ready to release convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in an attempt to allay Israel’s vociferous criticism of the Iran nuclear deal. The move, however, is not likely to succeed, […]

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Cruz missiles: McConnell lied and Obama, Clinton, Kerry set to be ‘leading global financiers of terrorism’

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas confronted his own party leader on the floor of the Senate one day after charging that the Iran nuclear deal made top Democrat leaders "financiers" of terrorism.

Special to WorldTribune.com In an interview with the Washington Examiner Thursday, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said that if the Iran nuclear deal goes through, over $100 billion could flow to radical jihadists as a result of sanctions relief. “If […]

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Iran ‘agreement’s energy impact and ‘anti-sabotage’ clause: This deal is beyond belief

Laughable and horrifying.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey Close examination of the nuclear agreement with Iran reveals just how much it will damage the West and boost the ayatollahs. Here are other implications of the six-power-Iran agreement that have been largely overlooked: […]

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Hamas ‘chief-of-staff’ survived Israeli attack, commander said to have betrayed him executed

Mohammad Deif.  /Channel 2 News photo

Special to WorldTribune.com Hamas “chief-of-staff” Mohammad Deif, thought killed during Israel’s Operation Protective Edge last August, survived the strike, but the military commander charged with informing on Deif was executed by the terror group. Israel’s Channel 2 News Online reported […]

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Downfall of the ayatollahs: Strategic hope for the future, Persia-centric Middle East

Iran protester in Teheran on June 13, 2009. / Olivier Laban-Mattei / AFP

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, and Dr. Assad Homayoun GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs I’ve reached the end of this great history And all the land will talk of me: I shall not die, these seeds I’ve sown will […]

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Nuclear agreement with Iran a diplomatic disaster of historic proportion

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Special to WorldTribune.com Sarah N. Stern The Obama administration has entered into a nuclear deal between the P5+1 powers and the Islamic Republic of Iran that is more deplorable than we had even anticipated. The deal threatens the security of […]

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