Trump Administration Divides and Divided

32051259440_91a5a12709_b

by John Feffer The resistance to Donald Trump’s presidency has been strong, sustained, and multi-dimensional. The women’s march after the inauguration deluged DC in a sea of pink hats and generated companion protests in an extraordinary 670 cities around the… Continue Reading  

Does Sheldon Adelson Hold the GOP Captive?

fontaine

by Jim Lobe A critical congressional battle—but by no means the final one—over the fate of the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action between the P5+1 and Iran has been fought, and the powerful Israel lobby has been at least temporarily… Continue Reading  

A Long Road Reaches Iran Deal, But No Guarantees Going Forward

Iran_Deal_Zarif_Kerry

by Jasmin Ramsey A historic deal on Iran’s controversial nuclear programme was announced today during the early morning hours in Vienna over a decade after talks between Tehran and world powers began.

Congress on West Bank Settlements

Beitar_Ilit

by Lara Friedman [As we have over the past few months, LobeLog is posting (long) excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now. In addition to her summary… Continue Reading  

Obama Prepares for Showdown with Congress Over Iran Deal

obama_CC-629x412

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