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Paul Singer

Paul Singer is one of the Republican Party’s most effective fundraisers—and a leading proponent of using military force against Tehran. 

John Kerry

The bill now being pushed by the neocons and AIPAC could destroy the most promising developments in a decade.

Cuban and American flags

Irrational US policy is keeping hundreds of thousands of Cubans from spending the holidays with their families.

(Reuters/Fars News/Sina Shiri)

It’s looking increasingly likely—but there’s reason to fear the White House will overplay its hand.

A refugee camp in Kenya

The famine in Somalia was not simply sparked by nature but by disastrous foreign interventions that are now impeding aid.

Sabotage and threats have damaged and delayed this year’s mission, but so far the activists are winning the media war.

No-fly zones have, at best, a mixed record as a form of humanitarian intervention, and instituting one over Libya will do little to halt Qaddafi’s military advantages.

BDS has become a key battleground in the struggle over the future of Israel/Palestine.

Week after week Bush and his people have been getting pounded by newly
emboldened Democrats and liberal pundits for having exaggerated the
threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his still-elusive w

Blogs

They don’t like what Obama is doing, but they want him to do more of it.

March 21, 2014

The Obama administration is in the midst of negotiating a peaceful solution to Iran's nuclear program but a bill introduced by Senator Robert Menendez could destroy this historic opportunity.

January 17, 2014

Official implementation of the interim accord with Iran begins next week, but Senate hawks are pushing for sanctions that would derail negotiations.

January 13, 2014

The accord is moving forward, but the Menendez-Kirk bill could wreck everything.

January 3, 2014

New sanctions could ruin the prospects for a long-term accord, giving ammunition to hardliners in Iran while causing the existing sanctions regime to collapse. 

November 26, 2013

Kerry, State Department officials lobbying hard in Senate to block talks-wrecking sanctions bill.

November 13, 2013

Netanyahu's extreme rhetoric isolates the Jewish state.

October 2, 2013

The new Iranian president, who won big in June’s election, has a mandate to proceed with a deal.

September 29, 2013

It's time for the White House to get a deal done with Tehran.

September 17, 2013

But Obama should just keep talking—until he has a chance to make a deal with a new president not named Ahmadinejad.

April 5, 2013