The alpha wolf is a figure that looms large in our imagination. The notion of a supreme pack leader, who fought his way to dominance and reigns superior to the other wolves in his pack, is huge in pop culture. And this idea informs how many people understand wolf behavior. But the alpha wolf doesn't exist—at least, not in the wild. Read more...
The supreme religious leader of Iran has confirmed what many Americans already knew.
Iran’s supreme leader on Thursday gave guarded support for continued negotiations over his nation’s nuclear program, in a signal that could help shield the talks from the criticism of hard-liners in Tehran.
Nuclear talks with Iran were extended for seven months this week amid signs Tehran may be moving closer to making a deal, but the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, hasn't tempered his fiery rhetoric against the US. In...Show More Summary
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday he was not opposed to the extension of nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and world powers, stressing that the United States, not Iran, would be the biggest loser should the nuclear talks fail. “For the same reasons I wasn’t against negotiations, I’m also not against […]
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is reportedly doing fine after a procedure Wednesday to implant a stent in her right coronary artery. But this health scare is sure to revive the debate about whether the 81-year-old leader of the court’s liberal wing should retire to ensure...
Just as has been the case every time nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West break down without agreement on fundamental issues, Supreme Iranian leader Khameini resumes lambasting the U.S. and Israel, and conservatives in the Iranian government rejoice. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, leader of the high court's liberal wing and beloved by many as the 'Notorious RBG' after her scathing dissent in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, underwent heart surgery this morning after experiencing discomfort while exercising...
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, put a defiant face on the failure of negotiators to agree a comprehensive nuclear deal in Vienna this week, portraying the extension of the negotiations as a show of Iranian strength. “In the nuclear issue [talks], the US and arrogant European states did their best to bring Iran to […]
Iran’s supreme leader declared Tuesday that the nation’s enemies had failed “to bring the Islamic Republic to its knees,” as advocates and critics of a nuclear deal hastened to put their spin on the latest extension of negotiations with world powers.
Supreme leader criticises "US and European colonialist countries" but gives indirect approval for continuation of talks.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, on Thursday pardoned the jailed blogger Hossein Derakhshan after his six years.He thanked God, Khamenei and his family on his Google Plus page. Written by Farid · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus
Two weeks ago, President Obama wrote a letter to the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei. According to the Wall Street Journal, the letter "described a shared interest between the US and Iran in fighting Islamic State militants...Show More Summary
In August, leaders in the North Carolina legislature petitioned the United States Supreme Court to review a decision by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals that prohibited the state from issuing “Choose Life” license plates. The district court decided in a 3-0 opinion, written by Judge James Wynn, that, “Chief amongst the evils the First […]
White House/Pete Souza While the U.S. and Iran have no official diplomatic ties, the most powerful men in each country have apparently decided to cut out the middle men and women. According to CBS News, President Obama has been writing...Show More Summary
Last week, Mohammad Javad Larijani, a top adviser to the country's supreme leader, said in an interview with Euronews television that the case of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post correspondent who has been imprisoned in Iran since July, might be resolved in "less than a month."...
Michael Singh: What's troubling about the U.S. president writing to Iran's supreme leader is what it suggests about Mr. Obama's strategy.
Another memorable moment in Obama foreign policy. Last week the Wall Street Journal reported that Barack Obama sent a secret letter to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei. Obama reached out hoping the two countries could work together in fighting ISIS. … Continue reading ?