The Trump Effect: “America First” Loses Support

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by Derek Davison Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump railed against what he argued were foreign and trade policies that favored other countries over America. His slogans—“America First,” “Make America Great Again,” and “Americanism not Globalism”—played to voters’… Continue Reading  

Iran Review Interview with Jim Lobe

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by Kourosh Ziabari Iran and the group of six world powers have about one month to make history and reach a comprehensive agreement to end the standoff over Iran’s nuclear program. Officials in Tehran have already indicated that they would… Continue Reading  

Obama Prepares for Showdown with Congress Over Iran Deal

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by Jasmin Ramsey Two days after the deadline for reaching a deal over Iran’s nuclear programme had passed, negotiators looked like they would be going home empty handed. But a surprisingly detailed framework was announced Apr. 2 in Lausanne, Switzerland,… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s U.S. Popularity Has Declined Sharply: Poll

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by Jim Lobe While U.S. public sentiment toward Israel has remained relatively stable, favorability ratings for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have declined sharply over the past six weeks, and particularly since his controversial speech before Congress March 3, according to… Continue Reading  

Republicans Overreach: Part Deux

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by Jim Lobe Of course, the story of the day on the Iran front is the publication of what its authors titled, “An Open Letter to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran.” It was signed by 47 Republican… Continue Reading