Dr. Raymond Tanter (@Americanchr) served on the senior staff of the Reagan National Security Council from 1981-82. He is now professor emeritus at the University of Michigan.
According to reports, UN Amb. Nikki Haley suggested Congress might have a role in having the final say on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. She found a way for President Trump to say Iran is not complying without immediately killing the accord. Just as he punted the ball to Capitol Hill on the "Dreamers,"
The good news: First, President Trump now owns the war in Afghanistan; it’s neither President George W. Bush’s post-9/11 war, nor President Barack Obama’s post-surge of American troops to the Afghanistan war.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign a sanctions bill soon aimed at punishing Moscow, Pyongyang, and Tehran.
The time may be right for President Trump to consider and pursue regime change in Iran. Consider three quotes that provide a way of looking back to look forward:
Donald Trump accepted Emmanuel Macron’s invitation to meet in Paris for the Bastille Day Parade on July 15. The American and French presidents had meaningful encounters in recent days, shaking hands in Brussels, and standing side-by-side for a group photograph at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg. Macron e
On June 18, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched several midrange missiles from western Iran across Iraq and hit sources in Syria of ISIS attacks on Tehran on June 7, Raymond Tanter wrote in an article published on Newsmax.
Iran held its latest national elections in May 2017, resulting in a second term for President Hassan Rouhani. But the country’s banned democratic opposition groups, mainly the National Council for Resistance of Iran (NCRI), universally dismissed the elections as a mere parody of democracy, Raymond T
The conversation in Washington about the nuclear deal with Iran has been on tactical issues like how many months it might take for Iran “to breakout” from constraints of the agreement—length of time Tehran would need to produce enough highly enriched uranium to make one nuclear weapon, Raymond Tante