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Iranophobia Complicates the Fight against ISIS

Published on February 24th, 2015 | by Eldar Mamedov

by Eldar Mamedov As the March deadline for a political framework agreement between the P5+1 and Iran approaches, Iran’s regional rivals have ratcheted up their opposition to a deal. The preferred line of attack now seems ... Read More


Jeb Bush at the World Affairs Council in Philadelphia

Jeb Wishes the Bush War Away

Published on February 22nd, 2015 | by Guest

by Paul Pillar Jeb Bush’s foreign policy speech at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs has received generally poor reviews, and it not hard to see why. The slips of the tongue and of facts did ... Read More



Interpreting Islam to Muslims

Published on February 21st, 2015 | by Guest

by Graham E. Fuller Can’t we ever learn? Here goes the White House again, appointing a “new” task force designed to “blunt the ISIS message.” Washington seems to believe that a main source of ISIS success ... Read More

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Will U.S. Mideast Policy Take A New Turn?

Published on February 20th, 2015 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick The ongoing spat between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United States President Barack Obama has drowned out an important issue. The entire question of the Israel-Palestine conflict seems to be out of sight and ... Read More



Can Ukraine Gnaw Its Way out of Trouble?

Published on February 19th, 2015 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer Animals caught in a trap will often chew off a limb to escape. Even the occasional human being has resorted to this nightmare option, as the hiker Aron Ralston did when a boulder ... Read More



Good Reads on Bibi-Boehner, P5+1 Progress

Published on February 19th, 2015 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe For those who want to keep up with the Bibi-Boehner fiasco and prospects for an agreement between the P5+1 and Iran by the end of March, there has been some good reading material ... Read More



Iranians Anxious about Nuclear Talks

Published on February 18th, 2015 | by Adnan Tabatabai

by Adnan Tabatabai With the March 24 deadline approaching for a political agreement between Iran and the P5+1 (the permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany), one aspect of this ongoing political issue is ... Read More

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