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AFRICOM Behaving Badly

Published on April 22nd, 2015 | by Guest

by Nick Turse Six people lay lifeless in the filthy brown water. It was 5:09 a.m. when their Toyota Land Cruiser plunged off a bridge in the West African country of Mali.  For about two seconds, ... Read More


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The Best Case Against the Iran Deal Has Some Holes

Published on April 21st, 2015 | by Ali Gharib

by Ali Gharib There’s a lot wrong in Vox‘s interview with Michael Doran, the neoconservative Hudson Institute scholar, on diplomacy with Iran, which bears the very Vox-ish headline “This is the case against Obama’s Iran deal ... Read More


Israel

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Lindsey Graham’s “All-Jewish Cabinet”

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Eli Clifton

by Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke bluntly about his plans for raising campaign funds for his prospective presidential campaign in an interview published today on “Washington Wire,” a Wall Street Journal ... Read More


Analysis

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Yemen and the American Impulse to Take Sides

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Guest

by Paul R. Pillar A strong Manichean streak runs through American perceptions of the outside world.  That streak involves a habit of seeing all conflict and instability in binomial terms, a presumption that one of the ... Read More


Analysis

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Reimagining the Middle East

Published on April 20th, 2015 | by Emile Nakhleh

by Emile Nakhleh Once Iran concludes a nuclear agreement with the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany), the Middle East would be ripe for bold, creative, and courageous policy moves by ... Read More


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Where Does Hillary Stand on the Iran Agreement?

Published on April 19th, 2015 | by Eli Clifton

by Eli Clifton Billionaire Haim Saban, a longtime Clinton donor, defended Hillary Clinton’s commitment to Israel in an interview on Israel’s Channel One preceding the former secretary of state’s announcement of her candidacy for the Democratic ... Read More


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Iran Legislation: Winners and Losers

Published on April 19th, 2015 | by Guest

by Lara Friedman Editor’s note: As we have done recently, we are posting excerpts of the latest Legislative Round-Up of the week by Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now. Readers of this blog will be ... Read More


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