The escalating enmity between the U.S. and Iran saw a brief reprieve at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, when the Middle Eastern nation became one of the earliest- and hardest-hit countries after COVID-19 moved out of China. In some ways a forced cooling off period, however brief, couldn’t have been better timed. In January, President Trump […]
Major Gen. Noam Tibon, a veteran of the Israel Defense Forces for 35 years, a former commander of a paratrooper battalion, and commander of the Northern Formation, meaning he was responsible for the security of Israel’s northern border with Lebanon, concluded a Global Atlanta interview Nov. 15 at The Temple on Peachtree Street with a […]
After NAFTA, the Iran nuclear deal struck by President Barack Obama is probably the foreign policy item Donald J. Trump has criticized most throughout this year’s presidential campaign. But is the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” as bad he says, or on the other end, has it really “eliminated the Iranian nuclear program without firing […]
The McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage awarded annually by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is to be awarded to Jason Rezaian, a correspondent for The Washington Post, who spent 545 days of imprisonment in Iran. Mr. Rezaian and his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, were arrested while working in Tehran, Iran’s […]
Should President Obama’s fragile nuclear deal with Iran survive the partisan vitriol it’s already ignited in Congress, companies in some of Georgia’s strongest sectors could be primed to tap a market of nearly 80 million consumers hungry to reconnect with the world economy, experts told Global Atlanta.
Israel’s outgoing consul general to the Southeast is echoing his prime minister in condemning a tentative deal reached July 14 that would lift economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for curbs on the country’s nuclear program. “The agreement does not prohibit Iran from continuing activities that undermine the region’s stability and threaten the world. It […]
Despite apparent progress in talks with Iran, the United States should keep pushing for new sanctions that would further cripple the nation’s economy, eventually persuade the country to give up its nuclear ambitions, Israel’s ambassador to theUnited States said in Atlanta Thursday.
The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is to award Dorothy Parvaz, an Al Jazeera reporter, its McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage. Ms. Pavaz was captured, jailed and interrogated for 19 days while covering the civil war in Syria in April 2011. She was first detained for three days upon entry […]
While condemning the disclosure of secret U.S. State Department messages as "reckless" and "irresponsible," Israel's ambassador to the U.S. said the documents made public by Wikileaks revealed widespread fear over Iran's destabilizing influence in the Middle East. Speaking to an audience at the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Michael Oren said Israel "(shares) the Obama administration's concern […]