Michael R. White has been convicted of insulting Iran's supreme leader and posting private information online, his attorney says.
Officials across the country's political spectrum are invoking Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh's stand against the West.
The president fails to get buy-in from allies and rivals, who pledge to keep dealing with Iran.
Those who should be voicing opposition—from Congress to the grassroots—are too obsessed with Russia to even pay attention.
With the capture from Islamic State militants of an enclave in southern Damascus, the city and its suburbs are now in the hands of Syrian President Bashar Assad for the first time since 2011.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatens "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course.