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Trump Ignores Advisers on Iran Deal, Follows Money

by Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe Although much of the Washington commentariat has...



The EU on the JCPOA: Neither “Fix” nor Nix

by Eldar Mamedov When President Donald Trump announced his decision to...



Trump’s Iran Policy Is More about Rollback than Nukes

by Joshua Landis The renewed US offensive against Iran is not so much about its...

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Obama needs a Game-Changer on Iran

Published on September 4th, 2012 | by

This was one of the most memorable lines from Barack Obama’s 2008 acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention: “…the greatest risk we can take is to try the same, old politics with the same, old ...

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Beyond the Post-NAM Spin

Published on September 4th, 2012 | by

The end of the Nonaligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran has been an occasion for pundits on all sides to engage in post-game spin. In Iran, the spin began right in the middle of the summit ...

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Afghanistan’s Base Bonanza

Published on September 4th, 2012 | by

Total Tops Iraq at That War’s Height By Nick Turse via Tom Dispatch Afghanistan may turn out to be one of the great misbegotten “stimulus packages” of the modern era, a construction boom in the middle of ...

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