AIPAC to UANI: Make Gary Samore Shut Up!

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by Jim Lobe I attended a lunch panel on Iran hosted by the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) yesterday with Eric Edelman, John Hannah, Ray Takeyh, and Jonathan Ruhe as the featured presenters. The conversation on the dais veered… Continue Reading  

Two Presidents and the Ayatollah

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by Ellie Geranmayeh Despite appearances, Ayatollah Khamenei and Presidents Barack Obama and Hassan Rouhani are not worlds apart in their thinking on US-Iran relations.

Alternatives to Arming Ukraine

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by Mark N. Katz America, Europe, and some other countries have imposed numerous economic sanctions against Kremlin insiders as well as Russia as a whole in response to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in support of pro-Russian separatists in… Continue Reading  

Hidden Agendas in Yemen

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by Graham E. Fuller The domestic crisis in Yemen, once quite containable, now bids to veer out of control as external players threaten to exacerbate an explosive situation. Apart from their rhetorical statements, what are the chief factors driving these… Continue Reading  

Robert Kagan: Neocon Renegade?

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by Jim Lobe  I, for one, am very eager to hear what Robert Kagan thinks about the framework agreement that has just been negotiated between the P5+1 and Iran. I’m particularly interested in what he thinks of Israeli and Republican… Continue Reading