The United States has issued licenses that allow these companies to sell commercial airliners to Iran. These aircraft purchases are likely the beginning of a whole new set of relationships.
After sanctions against Iran were lifted Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani celebrated his nation's having "opened a new chapter" in its international relations.
Triumph of Diplomacy: On the Cusp of Sanctions Relief, Iran Released Five Iranian-American Detainees
Iran's release of five dual nationals Saturday was another major diplomatic victory for President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry -- not to mention great news for the former detainees and their families.
The Israel lobbies don’t win every fight on Capitol Hill, but they have tended to win the big ones in recent decades. This time, they are going down.
Iranian Chief of Staff Major-Gen. Hassan Firouzabadi said Saturday that despite some reservations, he saw 16 major advantages to the Iran deal. He didn’t mention any specific disadvantages. The deal has also been endorsed by the United Nations Security Council.
The lame-duck president pulled no punches. In his major address Wednesday on the nuclear deal reached with Iran, Obama let his critics have it.
The end of most UN and European sanctions on Iran and the likely end of US third-party sanctions are shaping how regional states see the Vienna agreement between Iran and the five permanent members of the U Security Council plus Germany.
If the Iran deal fails in Congress in part because of how television news covered it, then we must blame the networks for fostering yet another major war and draining the U.S. economy.
President Obama met with Cuban President Raúl Castro for an hour on Saturday, and the two made progress on plans to restore diplomatic relations.
President Barack Obama’s negotiations with Iran to ensure that its nuclear enrichment program remains purely civilian, for generating electricity, ought to be bipartisan in spirit. Achieving that goal would benefit all Americans.