Iran

Bishop John E. Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, bishop-president of Pax Christi USA, and Bishop Marc Stenger of Troyes, France, co-president of Pax Christi International, were among the signers of a statement released July 8.
U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
The Editors July 09, 2019
The Editors: The United States risks engaging in an unending financial war with Iran that could slip into a military one at the slightest provocation.
National Security Adviser John Bolton, seen here at the commencement for the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., on May 22, has been a proponent of putting “maximum pressure” on Iran. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Margot Patterson May 30, 2019
A U.S. war with Iran would be far costlier than our disastrous invasion of Iraq, writes Margot Patterson, but it may be the outcome of the Trump administration’s draconian economic sanctions and reckless saber-rattling.
ARABIAN SEA (May 16, 2019) Lt. Nicholas Miller, from Spring, Texas, and Lt. Sean Ryan, from Gautier, Miss., launch an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Pukin' Dogs" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/Released)
Kevin Clarke May 20, 2019
“There is little probability that another war in the most volatile region in the world, where the recent and current experiences of conflict in Syria, Iraq and Yemen are vivid, will succeed in bringing peace to the region."
The Editors May 18, 2018
Beyond relations with Iran and North Korea, the way Mr. Trump is wielding economic and military power will come with collateral costs.
Iranian lawmakers burn papers representing the U.S. flag and the international nuclear agreement at the parliament in Tehran on May 9, following President Trump’s announcement that the United States will withdraw from the deal. (AP Photo)
Maryann Cusimano Love May 09, 2018
Pope Francis had strongly favored the pact, which sought to integrate Iran into the global economy in exchange for remaining nuclear-free.