For Hawks, Every American Captive Returned Home Diplomatically is a Failed Opportunity

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by Eli Clifton This month, opponents of the Iran deal have decided to run with the talking point that the delivery of $400 million to Iran in January was a “ransom payment” for the release of three American citizens. The… Continue Reading  

Lindsey Graham Blames Iran For 9/11 Attacks

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham from South Carolina is visiting Iowa with other Republicans who are considering a presidential run in the 2016 election. 3/7/2015 Photo by John Pemble

by Eli Clifton Over the past week, Republican opposition to the Iran deal has devolved considerably. Senate Republicans spent the week in chaos, raising uncertainty about whether their measure of disapproval would even reach a key procedural vote (Senators agreed… Continue Reading  

Is This How It Ends?

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by Ali Gharib and Jim Lobe Twelve years after playing perhaps the pivotal role in leading the United States into its worst foreign policy disaster since at least the Vietnam War, Dick Cheney took the podium at the American Enterprise… Continue Reading  

Dick Cheney Never Disappoints

Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the christening ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Nov. 9, 2013, at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va. The Gerald R. Ford was the first Ford-class aircraft carrier to join the fleet in 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Peter D. Lawlor/Released)

by Jim Lobe Previewing his September 8 address on the Iran deal to (who else?) the American Enterprise Institute, Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz have published a lengthy op-ed (“Restoring American Exceptionalism”) in Saturday’s print edition of The Wall… Continue Reading  

Committee for the Liberation of Iraq Members on Iran Deal

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by Grace Cason and Jim Lobe “Many of the same people who argued for the war in Iraq are now making the case against the Iran nuclear deal,” President Obama observed August 5 at American University in perhaps his most… Continue Reading