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Responding to his first challenge from the world's most volatile region, President Trump has invoked economic sanctions against Iran.

The US and Iran: Diplomatic relations turn icy again

Responding to his first challenge from the world's most volatile region, President Trump has invoked economic sanctions against Iran.

from To the Point

Ronald Reagan was embarrassed by a swap with Iran of arms for American hostages. Did the Obama Administration make a similar trade?

Did the US pay ransom to Iran for release of American prisoners?

Ronald Reagan was embarrassed by a swap with Iran of arms for American hostages. Did the Obama Administration make a similar trade?

from To the Point

Secretary of State John Kerry is back in the Middle East, with Syrian peace talks on the agenda.  But preparations involving the US and Russia have stalled.

Kerry Tries to Restart Syria Peace Talks with Russia

Secretary of State John Kerry is back in the Middle East, with Syrian peace talks on the agenda.  But preparations involving the US and Russia have stalled.

from To the Point

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Everyone is talking about Tuesday’s State of the Union, including us.

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Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

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PG&E was found responsible for starting many of the fires that hit California these past few years. The utility faces billions of dollars in potential liabilities.

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