Obama’s Anti-ISIS Strategy Hits Stumbling Blocks

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by Wayne White As it attempts to hammer out a coalition to combat the Islamic State (IS, ISIL or ISIS), the Obama administration is encountering a variety of complications. More strident calls from certain domestic political quarters for broader US… Continue Reading  

US Ground Troops Possible in Anti-ISIS Battle

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by Jim Lobe US combat troops may be deployed against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) if the strategy announced by President Barack Obama last week fails to make substantial progress against the radical Sunni group, Washington’s top… Continue Reading  

Bridging the Uranium Enrichment Gap with Iran

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by Derek Davison With the Nov. 24 deadline looming, Iran and world powers will resume talks toward a final deal over Iran’s nuclear program this week in New York, but the gap between the two sides over the future size… Continue Reading  

As US Shuns Iran in Fight Against ISIS, History Repeats

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by Esfandyar Batmanghelidj Last week epitomized the highs and lows of hoping for an improvement in US-Iran relations. A BBC report on Sept. 5 that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei had approved Iranian cooperation with the US military in the… Continue Reading  

A Poison Pill for AIPAC

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by Mitchell Plitnick Today, I’m asking my readers to please support the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). The group has been working hard on some new legislation and it’s really important to help get this bill to the floor of the… Continue Reading