Tag: Middle East

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in the West Bank Town of Ramallah, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP)

Caroline Glick: The Road to Peace Does Not Run Through Ramallah

President Donald Trump’s Middle East mediators, senior advisor Jared Kushner and chief negotiator Jason Greenblatt, are due in the Middle East this week to discuss aspects of their proposal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians with regional leaders.

Republican Senators at Embassy opening (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Democrats Are a No-Show for Jerusalem Embassy Move

Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Dean Heller (R-NV), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Mike Lee (R-UT) made the trip, along with ten Republican U.S. Representatives — but not one Democrat joined the U.S. delegation for the embassy event.

Iranian Arab Minority Protests in Ahvaz, Iran, March 29, 2018

Experts: U.S. Exit from JCPOA Could ‘Result in More Protests Against the Regime’

A series of new protests could occur throughout Iran if millions of citizens feel empowered by President Donald Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran’s Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.

Donald Trump leaves Iran deal (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Caroline Glick: Trump’s Iran Deal Decision Was a Masterstroke

Trump strengthened America’s real options for preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. He restored the balance of powers in America’s constitutional order. And he restored U.S. credibility internationally with America’s friends and foes alike.

Trump, Macron

President Trump and Emmanuel Macron Discuss New Iran Deal

Presidents Donald Trump of the U.S. and Emmanuel Macron of France didn’t deny continued differences on the Iran nuclear deal during a joint press conference at the White House on Tuesday, but they expressed hopes for renegotiating or adding to the Iran JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action).

Lebanese Armed Forces (Anwar Amro / AFP / Getty)

Caroline Glick: Trump’s Urgent Lebanon Problem

Like the Obama administration, the Trump administration foolishly insists that the LAF and the Lebanese government are independent institutions, and that the U.S. supports both as a counterweight to Hezbollah.