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Time to Deal with North Korea

Published on September 18th, 2017 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer The United States faces a new nuclear power ruled by a communist dictator. Washington is worried that the leadership of that country is crazy enough to use its new weapons — even against ... Read More


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Iran and the Nuclear Sunset Clauses

Published on September 18th, 2017 | by Paul Pillar

by Paul R. Pillar Opposition to the Iran nuclear agreement, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), always has been filled with disingenuous arguments. This reflects the fundamental illogic of the opponents’ position: ... Read More


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The House That Bibi Built

Published on September 17th, 2017 | by Guest

by James J. Zogby For half of the past two decades Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu has served as prime minister of Israel. Whatever his ultimate fate (given the ongoing criminal investigations he is currently facing), it is ... Read More


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North Korea—The Deeper Issues

Published on September 16th, 2017 | by Guest

by Graham E. Fuller It’s hard to make up a character like Kim Jong Un—his demeanor that reeks callow youth, corpulent self-indulgence, bathing in the adulation of his attendant military brass who sport the highest crowned ... Read More


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Rohingya Plight Feeds Muslim Assertiveness

Published on September 15th, 2017 | by Guest

by James M. Dorsey The plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority is becoming the Muslim world’s latest rallying call emulating the emotional appeal of the Palestinians in the second half of the 20 th century. Like ... Read More


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Getting to Yes With North Korea

Published on September 14th, 2017 | by Paul Pillar

by Paul R. Pillar The new United Nations Security Council resolution on North Korea was mainly a U.S.-promoted show, even though it passed unanimously. The principal story of the resolution concerned how severe a set of ... Read More


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