- 05 Aug
By Iran News Update Staff
Ben Smith of the Weekly Standard accused the Obama administration of being “incapable of understanding the nature of the regime in Tehran.” The considerable sanctions relief that has been offered as an incentive for nuclear talks is a symptom of that incapability, in the minds of Obama’s opponents. At hearings of the House Foreign Affairs Committee last week, American lawmakers emphasized concerns that recently released Iranian funds may be used to directly fund terrorism. And administration officials were unable to say that this could not be the case.