While right-leaning American oligarchs Charles and David Koch have become easy targets for opponents of big money's influence in American politics, they have been unlikely allies to President Barack Obama in advocating criminal justice reform.
President Barack Obama took to his pulpit a day after the historic Iran nuclear deal was inked to sell Congress and the American people on the agreement. He also took the opportunity to stress that the plan prevents Iran from obtaining an atomic bomb.
The IAEA will have no problem monitoring uranium production in Iran, the problem will come when the agency is asked to look into things where they have no expertise like explosives, detonators, missiles, says former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley.
The nuclear deal of July 14 marked a breakthrough in US-Iran relations, and while critics remain fiercely opposed to the deal, Iran’s return to the international scene offers inspiring opportunities for the Middle East.
The Iranian agreement will spark a presidential reality show in the country where the Democratic and Republican opponents of the deal are going to start talking tough, Gerald Celente, publisher of the Trends Journal, told RT.
The Iran nuclear agreement hammered out in Vienna promises to attract heated political opposition from detractors in Washington and Israel, but Iran deserves to be an active partner on the global stage, Middle East experts tell RT.
European leaders know that the US wants to get them to spend money on military equipment which will be purchased from the US, says Brian Becker of the anti-war Answer Coalition. But Europe knows the dangers from the experience of two world wars, he added.
A gay Kenyan couple evicted from a flat for being homosexuals was told by the landlord that if they feel aggrieved, they should “wait for Obama.” The American president is due to pay an official visit to Kenya late in July.