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Now that Tehran has forged a nuclear deal with six world powers, the doors to business with Iran have opened and Germany's head of Chamber of Commerce said Friday that the phones are ringing off the hook.
John Poyer, an 88-year-old World War II veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart after he almost lost his legs in Germany, was just found strangled to death in his home, and a 55-year-old man who lived in the same Chicago-area apartment complex has been charged in his murder.
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn't likely to keep out spies.
I intend to send Secretary of State John Kerry an umbrella so that he can carry it about and more faithfully evoke his dapper mentor, Neville Chamberlain ("Iran deal: Two nuclear options in less than a week for Obama," Web, Nov. 24).
For more than a decade, Iran has successfully bought time from its nuclear detractors by negotiating in bad faith as it worked feverishly to develop nuclear weapons. Tehran now has bought six more months.
The Obama administration put on a full-court press Sunday to defend the deal the U.S. and key allies struck to try to halt Iran's burgeoning nuclear program — but the White House faces a tough sell with members of Congress who criticized the terms and said they'll still press for even tighter sanctions on the Islamic republic.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry departed Washington on a hastily scheduled trip to Geneva on Friday evening, as anticipation mounted over the possibility that a deal between the U.S., Iran and other world powers over Iran's disputed nuclear program may be imminent.
Iran and the heads of state for six different nations nearly threw in the towel Friday after two days of nuclear discussions, admitting to several stumbling blocks similar to issues that have cropped up in the past.