The House rejected two measures Wednesday that would have required President Bush to seek congressional approval before attacking Iran.
Foreign Policy: We're happy the top GOP candidates are debating things that concern all Americans. But this week's tussle largely ignored a huge issue: What will we do to keep Iran from getting a nuclear bomb?
US Democratic presidential hope Barack Obama polished his national security credentials on Wednesday, introducing a Senate bill encouraging investors to cash out of projects which benefit Iran.
U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday introduced new legislation that would protect fund managers and state pension programs from shareholder lawsuits if they divest stakes in energy companies that do business with Iran.
Iran's supreme leader gave his backing Wednesday to U.S.-Iran talks about Iraq's security. But he took a tough line, insisting the meeting will deal only with fixing American policies in Iraq, not changing Iran's.
The United States is likely riddled with Cuban spies who are sharing their intelligence with US foes and rivals like Iran, Russia and China, the Pentagon's top spy-catcher said Wednesday.
Washington will continue to press for sanctions against Iran, despite the failure of existing measures to deter Tehran's controversial nuclear program, US officials said Wednesday, as cracks began to show in international unity on the sanctions question.
Iran's spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday said he supported U.S.-Iran talks in Baghdad about improving Iraq's security, state-run television reported.
Iran on Wednesday punctured any expectations talks with the United States over Iraq would mark a breakthrough between the two foes, saying its policy of not negotiating with Washington was unchanged.
Iran's highest authority, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic would hold talks with the United States about Iraq to remind Washington of its duty to provide security there.