"We must not be shortsighted in the use of sanctions relief to mitigate our present energy challenges," Manchin wrote.
"That act is called cannibalism, because you're literally robbing a part from one airplane putting in another one to make it work," an expert told Newsweek.
With a lack of will to apply pressure, the Biden team may have to return to the ransom-for-hostage policy of the Obama years and call it nothing less than "success of diplomacy."
Instead of taking the opportunity to reset U.S. relations with Iran, the Biden administration has mostly continued a course of aggression set by the last administration.
A diplomacy-driven U.S. approach to Iran can, at minimum, cultivate a far better environment for the Iranian people to push for democratic change in their country.
The Biden administration must maintain and even increase sanctions related to Iran's support for terrorism, its ballistic missile program and ongoing human rights violations.
Iran has been burned by the U.S. and it is for America to make the grand gestures if it wants to be taken seriously.
Diplomacy is extremely difficult work. But the absence of diplomacy creates even more problems.
Many of Iran's rulers are as tired of their outcast status as its people are. Deprived of their buffers in Ankara and Doha, they are ready to cut a deal.
If democracy should prevail, President Joe Biden will soon return to the Iran nuclear deal. The president should feel confident in doing so because it's what Americans want.
President Joe Biden will need to manage his foreign policy challenges with shrewd diplomacy, and take bold action to mitigate risks of war.
In the same survey, 75 percent of experts said the U.S. returning to the deal would reduce the likelihood of Iran getting a nuclear weapon within the next decade.
A strategy of green diplomacy can lead both countries to reach consensus and diminish further conflict by triggering a much-needed migration away from polluting energy sources.
Bernie Sanders may be the only chance for peace with Iran—and a relief for the Iranian community in the U.S.—in the foreseeable future.
Nikki Haley claimed she stood up against Rex Tillerson and John Kelly as they fought against her and President Donald Trump on withdrawing Palestinian aid and pulling out of the Iran deal.
With Tehran's demanded sanction relief nowhere in sight, the United States must assume time is again running out to prevent a nuclear Iran.
Trump's freewheeling remarks to reporters came after the president made the last-minute decision to call off an approved airstrike on Thursday
Iran can't afford to show weakness and has no reason to believe Trump will deal honestly with it even it backs down. Besides, Iran is far from the most urgent threat to the United States.
President Hassan Rouhani's chief of staff said the current Iranian administration and the Iranian people "will not yield to pressure."
While the relationship between Trump and Putin is discussed, Netanyahu managed to drag the U.S. away from Russia and "the whole world."
The U.S. is legally "obliged to stop these international breaches and compensate for all the damage inflicted," Iran says.
Trump said it was "just out" that Obama administration gave away 2,500 visas to Iran ahead of the nuclear deal, a claim made in Iranian media.
Hillary Clinton deeply regrets not supporting Iranian protesters. Let us not deeply regret abandonment.
The trove of 100,000 files was snatched from a Tehran warehouse in January.
"We must not allow enemies to use our minor ideological differences as a tool to create multivoices in the country."