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Killer Presidents

Published on February 16th, 2017 | by John Feffer

by John Feffer During the presidential campaign, when he was still battling an array of Republican heavyweights for the party’s nomination, Donald Trump indulged in a bit of hubris that would have buried a more conventional ... Read More



Don’t Call the Revolutionary Guard Corps Terrorists

Published on February 16th, 2017 | by Guest

by Reza Nasri According to news reports, the Trump administration is weighing the option of designating the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO). In parallel, Congress also seems to be taking ... Read More



Flynn’s Resignation: National Security Reboot?

Published on February 15th, 2017 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter National Security Advisor Michael Flynn resigned yesterday from his position in the Trump administration. Reportedly, he spoke with the Russian ambassador to the United States about sanctions on Russia before the national ... Read More


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The Best Way of Dealing with Iran: Capitalism

Published on February 15th, 2017 | by Guest

by James Spencer Like many previous US administrations over the past four decades, the Trump presidency’s Middle Eastern policy seems to be coalescing into the trusty “pro-Israel and anti-Iran” channel. That’s hardly surprising, given that it ... Read More


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Netanyahu’s Silence on Trump and Anti-Semitism

Published on February 15th, 2017 | by Guest

by Mairav Zonszein One year ago, former president Barack Obama delivered a speech on International Holocaust Remembrance Day in which he declared, “We are all Jews.” This is a far cry from the statement issued by the Trump ... Read More



Ukraine Buffeted from East and West

Published on February 14th, 2017 | by Guest

by Paul R. Pillar A visit to Kiev reveals a Ukrainian national identity that has come a long way for a corner of Eurasia that once was known as Little Russia.  Ukraine was a large part ... Read More

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