Sadiq Khan and the End of Islamophobia

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by John Feffer Even his own sister was mortified. In the recent mayoral race in London, the Conservative Party’s Zac Goldsmith was in many ways the perfect candidate: a young, handsome fellow who possessed full-spectrum appeal. To win the election,… Continue Reading  

Writing a Blank Check on War for the President

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by Andrew Bacevich Let’s face it: in times of war, the Constitution tends to take a beating. With the safety or survival of the nation said to be at risk, the basic law of the land — otherwise considered sacrosanct… Continue Reading  

Obama the Hedgehog Must Now Become a Fox

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by Robert E. Hunter In fighting and succeeding to gain congressional approval of the agreement to keep Iran from developing nuclear weapons, President Barack Obama has proved to be a very able hedgehog. “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog… Continue Reading  

The Iran Issue and the Exploitation of Ignorance

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by Paul R. Pillar Polls of American public opinion on the agreement to restrict Iran’s nuclear program have produced widely varying results. One can find polls to support whatever position one would like to portray as the prevailing public view… Continue Reading  

Obama the Anti-Semite?

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by Ali Gharib There’s an odd, but not altogether surprising, line of attack developing against the Obama administration and other proponents of the Iran nuclear deal: that they are anti-Semites. How did this happen? The meme mostly owes to salvos… Continue Reading