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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Satellite imagery of the suspected Fordow underground uranium enrichment facility under construction north of Qom, Iran. (via Creative Commons)

Obama administration is ready for Iran talks—but is Iran?

By Ron Kampeas, JTAPublished April 10, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has its Iran ducks in a row: Tehran is coming to the table, Israel is sitting still, most of the world’s major oil buyers and sellers are on board with the sanctions effort, and Congress is in an agreeable mood....

Administration gets some of the leeway it sought in new Iran sanctions

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, WASHINGTONPublished December 21, 2011

New sanctions targeting Iran's financial sector and its sale of crude oil give President Barack Obama leeway to moderate their possible impact on oil markets and to use carrots as well as sticks to sway third parties into isolating the Islamic Republic.The...

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