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January 21, 2022
We Don’t Need Better Missiles—We Need Disarmament
Our generals know one word, and it’s not “win”—it’s more.
May 10, 2021
Democrats Are Calling on Biden to Renew Diplomacy With Iran
In spite of the president’s criticisms of Trump for backing out of the Iran deal, he has done little to reinstate it.
January 5, 2021
Biden Must Do More Than Rejoin the Iran Nuke Deal
We need a decisive break from the previous century of US policy toward Iran, which has been based on domination.
December 10, 2020
A Very Trumpian Christmas Surprise? Signs Point to a Possible US Attack on Iran
Now is the time to prevent a possible strike on Iran, before Trump’s military posturing becomes military action.
Michael T. Klare
June 24, 2020
John Bolton Is a Terrorist in Pinstripes
Hard as it is to believe, there are even crazier people in the federal government than President Donald Trump.
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June 2, 2020
Time to Fundamentally Rethink What Trump Means by Security
The challenge for his successor will be how to dig out from the rubble.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
January 21, 2020
The US Sanctions on Iran Are Causing a Major Humanitarian Crisis
There has been a catastrophic drop in living standards, and the deterioration in public health warrants immediate action by the international community.
January 9, 2020
Sanctions Are Economic Warfare
Trump used his Iran speech to say the US is “ready to embrace peace with all who seek it.” But the crippling sanctions he proposes will only make things worse.
January 7, 2020
Trump’s Assassination of Iran’s Suleimani Was a Colossal Strategic Blunder
In one blow, Washington has strengthened Iran’s hard-liners, revived its nuke program, drawn Iraq closer to Tehran, stymied popular regional uprisings, and endangered Americans around the world.
January 6, 2020
Congress, Don’t Stop at Passing a Strong War Powers Resolution
Block war funding, revoke AUMFs, move to renew the Iran nuclear deal, and hold Trump to account.