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oil refinery

How the US is using trade sanctions and other means to curb the oil exports of its foes.

Mohammad Javad Zarif

The key “evidence” of an Iranian nuclear weapons program comes via the MEK, a cult-like terrorist group—and was likely produced by Israel.

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.

Blogs

United Against Nuclear Iran targets legal trade with Iran as part of its divestment campaign.

November 13, 2014

The United States and its allies keep waiting on Iran to make more concessions on its nuclear enrichment program. But they’re missing the bigger picture.

October 7, 2014

People associated with groups taking a hard line on Iran sanctions accounted for twenty-two of the thirty-six testimonies solicited by House and Senate committees.

July 24, 2014

Billionaires Bernard Marcus, Paul Singer and Sheldon Adelson are making big investments in opposing diplomacy with Iran.

July 18, 2014

President Obama wants a six-month extension of the negotiations, and so do the Iranians. They’ll get it.

July 17, 2014

The Iranians are making concessions and Congress is asking for more. 

June 18, 2014

Do the stalled talks herald the end of the two-state solution? If so, what comes next?

April 30, 2014

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