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  • Iraq celebrate AC2015 Quarter Final win
    Iraq stun Iran with shootout win
    Iraq have stunned their local rivals as they managed to advance to the Asian Cup semi-finals for the second time in three tournaments. It came on a penalty shootout as Iraq won the shootout against Iran 7-6 after a thrilling 3-3 draw at Canberra...
  • Not so simple
    Has Mark Levin Gone Postal?
    The voter that thinks for himself doesn’t really let friends, even family, but more so people speaking on behalf of vested interests and personal prejudices to guide his overall thinking and approach to trying to make sense – if it is...
  • Protesters agains violence
    Sunni and Shia Muslims at war in Yemen
    The Yemen situation today is helping make clear the complexity of Middle East policy and the necessity for a comprehensive strategy and change in foreign policy by the U.S. government. Here are some necessary changes with implications, followed by...
  • President Hassan Rouhani
    Red Congress usurps the President: Invites Netanyahu to speak
    Here is a problem that the White House characterizes as a protocol issue. John Boehner, Speaker of the House, has invited a head of state, Benjamin Netanyahu from Israel, to address the legislative body. If Americans were watching, there was...
  • Iran celebrate v UAE AC2015
    Stoppage time goal sees Iran top Group C
    The latest of goals sealed Iran top spot in Group C in the Asian Cup as a stoppage time goal gave Iran a 1-0 win over UAE at Brisbane Stadium on Monday night. The match put two undefeated teams together which sees UAE’s first defeat of the...
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gives his address to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly on September 26, 2012 in New York City.
    Iran forced to cancel its space program, dashing Ahmadinejad’s astronaut dream
    The War is Boring blog reported on Saturday that the Islamic Republic of Iran has been obliged to cancel its nascent space program. This development means that former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s dream of being the first astronaut...
  • Iran celebrate v Qatar AC2015
    Iran send Qatar packing
    Qatar’s run to the Gulf Cup Championship has proved utterly meaningless when it came to the big stage as they have found themselves eliminated from the Asian Cup with a match to spare. It came thanks to a 1-0 loss to Iran at Stadium...
  • Democrat Senator Robert Menendez speaks against Obama
    Harsh words exchanged as White House and Congress debate Iran economic sanctions
    The harsh words exchanged between Barack Obama and the Senate’s ranking minority leader, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) in Baltimore this week forced the president and his senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, into panic mode.The White House...
  • Iran celebrate v Bahrain AC2015
    Iran put in solid performance to beat Bahran
    Iran got their Asian Cup campaign started in the right fashion as they managed a 2-0 win over Bahrain at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium on Sunday night. The result could well prove vital, with the all gulf-state Group C bound to be tight this win...
  • A U.S embassy in Iran? Obama cracks open the door
    A U.S embassy in Iran? Obama cracks open the door
    While the Obama administration continues negotiations that will likely never persuade the Iranian regime to give up its nuclear weapons program, the president went on the record stating that he sees a possibility of reopening a U.S. embassy in...
  • Former Iranian President and hostage taker Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
    Obama hints at diplomat relations with Iran, which once took diplomats hostage
    According to a Monday story in The Hill, President Obama held open the possibility of diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran. The two countries have not had diplomatic relations since a group of Revolutionary Guards posing as...
  • U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN)
    Michele Bachmann leaves Congress, vindicated about $2 a gallon gas
    Michele Bachmann, soon to be a former congresswoman, is departing from public life, having declined to run for reelection in 2014. Politico noted on Friday that she is leaving with a Parthian shot, which was to demand that President Obama take out...
  • U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) in the Oval Office
    Obama administration plotting sanctions against Israel
    The Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday that discussions are ongoing in the Obama White House and State Department over possible sanctions to be imposed on the State of Israel. At issue is the ongoing construction of Jewish housing in...
  • Senator Elect Tom Cotton (R-AR)
    Senator-Elect Tom Cotton suggests giving Israel B 52s to strike at Iranian nukes
    As the talks with Iran over its nuclear bomb program grinds on, the military option remains at the back of many minds. According to a Wednesday story in the Washington Free Beacon, Senator-Elect Tom Cotton has a somewhat outside the box suggestion...
  • The deadline for nuclear talks between the P5+1 powers and Iran is Monday,  With the deadline comes anew warning from the Israelis.  They feel it may provoke them to use military power if a deal doesn't meet with its approval, The Jerusalem Post reports.
    Israel grows increasingly concerned with Iranian nuclear threat
    The deadline for nuclear talks between the P5+1 powers and Iran is Monday, It appears at this point it will be extended another four months. With the deadline(s) comes anew warning from the Israelis. They feel it may provoke them to use military...