The Suffolk Journal

Iran’s nuclear deal sparks fear in Israel

Iran’s nuclear deal sparks fear in Israel

Alexa Gagosz

April 8, 2015

President Barack Obama has reassured Israel that the U.S. is Israel’s strongest supporter after some fear over the outline of Iran’s new nuclear agreement, according to The Guardian. In the agreement, Iran and six world powers, including the U.S., U.K., France, Russia, China, and Germany, have...

Challenging global militarism: Activist Medea Benjamin comes to Suffolk

Challenging global militarism: Activist Medea Benjamin comes to Suffolk

Alexa Gagosz

October 22, 2014

By Alexa Gagosz “Yes we can live in peace,” is the promise the organization “CODEPINK” lives by as they urge women across the country to rise up and oppose global militarism. Originally, the organization emerged out of the deep desire from a group of American women with a sentiment to stop the ...

Opinion: On newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Pt. 2)

Opinion: On newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Pt. 2)

September 25, 2013

By: Cody Furbish The people of Iran have taken what seems to be a step in the progressive direction by electing the new, moderate, President Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani has promised to draft a civil liberties charter, recover the dragging Iranian economy, and amend foreign relations with Western nations. But ho...

Opinion: On newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Pt. 1)

Opinion: On newly elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Pt. 1)

September 25, 2013

By: Jack Constantine After the tumultuous and controversial eight-year presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a positive outlook for any future diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Iran looked bleak. News of the landslide election of moderate cleric Hassan Rouhani this June, however, left many in Washing...

Iran poses a threat to the United States and the world

Iran poses a threat to the United States and the world

November 7, 2012

Chris Musk  Journal Staff Iran has threatened to stop exporting its oil if sanctions on their nuclear program by Western nations get any more severe. Iran has also stated in the past it will attempt to close the Strait of Hormuz, where one-fifth of the world’s oil travels through, if sanctions get...

Tension between Iran and Israel reaching a boiling point

Tension between Iran and Israel reaching a boiling point

Ally Thibault

February 15, 2012

Ally Thibault Iran and Israel have always had a tumultuous relationship, if one can call being sworn enemies a relationship, but today tensions are rising like never before. Iran’s secret development of nuclear weapons has been a hot topic of controversy over the last few months but has exploded...

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