Preventing Preemptive War with North Korea

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by Charles Davis What’s wrong with a little hysteria when Donald J. Trump is the most powerful man on earth? In October 2017, when the worst possible human being one could imagine calling “president” is in fact the president, hysterics… Continue Reading  

Trump Slams Iran Deal at UN: What Next?

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by Mitchell Plitnick Donald Trump gave his first address to the United Nations General Assembly yesterday, and he lived up to his billing. Trump used a forum for diplomacy to threaten to annihilate an entire country, and to denounce an… Continue Reading  

Senate Vote Fails to Block U.S. Munitions Sales to Saudi Arabia

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by Giulia McDonnell Nieto Del Rio In a remarkably close vote Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Senate rejected an effort by human rights and faith groups to block a major arms sale to Saudi Arabia, whose military campaign in Yemen has brought… Continue Reading  

A Call to End U.S. Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

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by Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio A coalition of activists and U.S. lawmakers alarmed about Saudi Arabia’s punishing war in Yemen is trying to block the Trump administration’s pending $510 million weapons sale to Riyadh. The coalition is backing a… Continue Reading  

Trump Wins, Middle East Loses

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by Mitchell Plitnick Donald Trump’s first trip abroad seems to have been a successful one for him. Although controversies continue to rage at home, he seems to be accomplishing what he set out to do, at least in Saudi Arabia… Continue Reading