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Comment: With 24 more state primaries and five months left before the midterm elections, Marcus Montgomery takes a look at the Trump faithfuls and Blue Wave hopefuls.

A number of prominent Iranian reformist penned a letter to Tehran officials urging them to restart talks with the US

Nuclear diplomacy with <em>North</em> <em>Korea</em> and Iran

Paul R. Pillar

Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

Comment: Compared to Obama's Iran deal, Trump's nuclear 'diplomacy' with North Korea looks weak and disappointing, writes Paul R. Pillar.

Trump brings the Dark Enlightenment's brutality to diplomacy

Wilson Dizard

Trump brings the Dark Enlightenment's brutality to diplomacy

Comment: Trump's dealings with North Korea and the G7 reveal his deal-making strategy - and it's even more disturbing than you ...

Did Israel destroy a <em>North</em> Korean reactor in Syria?

Peter Jenkins

Did Israel destroy a North Korean reactor in Syria?

Comment: Whether the building destroyed in the Israeli raid housed a nuclear reactor is less certain than Israeli claims imply, writes Peter ...

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Iran warns North Korea that Trump can't be trusted

The US president announced in May that Washington would pull out of the 2015 nuclear accord, despite Tehran upholding its end of the agreement.

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Spurned by US, Iran angrily watches Trump-North Korea talks

For Iran, the so-called 'Axis of Evil' has boiled down to a party of one, as US President Donald Trump prepares for direct talks with ...

The New Arab

Sudan defence firms scrap North Korea deals

Pressure from the US has prompted Sudan to scrap its defence contracts with North Korea, reports said on Wednesday.

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Assad to meet Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad will potentially become the first head of state to visit Kim Jong Un inside North Korea.

'Hypocrite' Trump to host White House Ramadan iftar

The New Arab

'Hypocrite' Trump to host White House Ramadan iftar

US President Donald Trump faced backlash from Muslims for his 'hypocricy' after deciding to host the annual White House iftar.

Daniel Amir

How Trump gave Iran the moral high ground

Comment: Trump's governance-by-Twitter has only made Iran seem more reputable, writes Daniel Amir.

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Stanley Heller

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Comment: Once a voice of reason on WMDs in Iraq, Ritter has been taken in by conspiracy theories and propaganda to draw fundamentally flawed ...

Beyond hegemony and a liberal international order

Gordon Adams

Beyond hegemony and a liberal international order

Comment: It's time for America to realise it is increasingly irrelevant on the global stage, writes Gordon Adams.

US slaps sanctions on Iran's central bank governor

The New Arab & agencies

US slaps sanctions on Iran's central bank governor

Washington's Tuesday announcement is the second in less than one week targeting Iran.

US politicians slam Trump's Iran decision as 'mistake'

The New Arab

US politicians slam Trump's Iran decision as 'mistake'

US President Donald Trump's decision to reinstate sanctions on Iran and pull out of a nuclear deal has been met with strong criticism by fellow ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

'A self-inflicted disaster': Twitter reacts to Trump's Iran move

Blog: Social media users shared grave warnings over Trump's departure from the Iran deal.

Umar Lateef Misgar

Can India and Pakistan draw inspiration from Korean peacemaking?

Comment: An independent Kashmir could minimise military confrontation between rivals India and Pakistan, and aid the process of ...

The New Arab

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Amid global outrage, Trump has been put forward for the top peace accolade for his work in 'easing tensions' between North and South ...

The New Arab

Seized nuclear archive could deter Iran: Israel

Israel's 'new' information on Iran could be a deterrent to it prevent Tehran carrying out strikes on Israel.

Sudan must 'terminate' <em>North</em> <em>Korea</em> ties before blacklist talks

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan must 'terminate' North Korea ties before blacklist talks

Washington insists Khartoum must provide a complete assurance it has cut relations with nuclear-armed Pyongyang before terror tag talks can ...

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As deadline looms, Trump slams 'horrible' Iran deal

US President Donald Trump has described the Iran deal as a "horrible agreement" for the US.

European manoeuvring on Iran is short-sighted

Eldar Mamedov

European manoeuvring on Iran is short-sighted

Comment: By launching their own unilateral proposals without consensus in the EU, the France-Germany-UK bloc has undermined European unity, ...

Pompeo makes diplomatic debut in Riyadh as US envoy

The New Arab

Pompeo makes diplomatic debut in Riyadh as US envoy

Washington's newly appointed secretary of state has landed in Riyadh on a tour of the US' key Middle East allies, after vowing to bring some ...

N.,S. <em>Korea</em> commit to denuclearisation in historic summit

The New Arab & agencies

N.,S. Korea commit to denuclearisation in historic summit

The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to pursue a permanent peace and the complete denuclearization of the ...

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