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Legislative Update on Iran, Palestine

Published on May 25th, 2015 | by Guest

by Lara Friedman [As we have over the past few months, LobeLog is posting excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by the inimitable Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now ... Read More



Does Iran Control Iraq?

Published on May 24th, 2015 | by Guest

by Graham E. Fuller Saudi, Israeli and US neoconservative voices warn us tirelessly that Iran’s imperial sway has now come to dominate the governments of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and now Yemen, and still threatens Bahrain... Read More



Yes, Bush Lied

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Daniel Luban

by Daniel Luban In recent days, several Republican presidential candidates and pundits have suggested that the George W. Bush administration’s 2003 decision to invade Iraq was justified on the basis of “what we knew then,” not ... Read More



Syria and the Young Dictator Problem

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer The classic image of the dictator clinging to power, resisting the world’s entreaties to resign, and fending off internal attempts at ouster is that of an old man, stubborn and long past caring ... Read More



Was the US-GCC Summit Worth It?

Published on May 21st, 2015 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter It is too early to judge whether the results of last week’s summit between President Barack Obama and leaders of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will become “footprints on the ... Read More

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America’s Mutant Military

Published on May 20th, 2015 | by Guest

by William Astore It’s 1990. I’m a young captain in the U.S. Air Force.  I’ve just witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall, something I never thought I’d see, short of a third world war.  Right ... Read More


Senator Lindsey Graham addresses SPAWAR employees at SPAWAR Headquarters during a visit to Joint Base Charleston for briefings on space and naval warfare systems in Charleston, S.C., June 18, 2012. (DoD Photo By Glenn Fawcett) (Released)

Graham Turns To Iran Hawks For Campaign Funding

Published on May 20th, 2015 | by Eli Clifton

by Eli Clifton Last time I wrote about Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) impending presidential campaign, Graham was feeding anti-Semitic tropes over a glass of Riesling, telling the Wall Street Journal that he “may have the first ... Read More

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