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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

Critics of America's plans to oust Saddam Hussein militarily have
mounted powerful arguments, but not one has articulated a coherent
nonmilitary strategy to bring about the demise of the monstr

Food companies ship supplies to Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Michelle, in what could be the beginning of the end for the tediously long US embargo of the island country.

Are sanctions ethical--or an ill-used weapon of mass destruction?

The continuing American bombing of Iraq has drawn attention away from the international debate over economic sanctions against Baghdad and their toll on the Iraqi people.

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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

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