Making It a Crime to Support Palestinian Human Rights

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by James J. Zogby It is fascinating to watch some US senators tripping over themselves as they attempt to defend their support for or opposition to proposed legislation that would make it a federal crime to support the international campaign to… Continue Reading  

New Iran Sanctions Bills Could Kill the Nuclear Deal, Pave the Way to War

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by Tyler Cullis Congress is in an apparent race with the Trump administration to see who can pose the greater threat to the sustainability of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)–the nuclear accord between the United States, other major… Continue Reading  

Rex Tillerson and the Russian Problem

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by Robert E. Hunter Washington, DC, our nation’s capital and the center of governmental angst in fair times and foul, is going through its most profound trauma in years, a collective PTSD. For most of Washington’s political class, even on… Continue Reading  

The Litigious Society’s Latest Take on Terrorism

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by Paul R. Pillar The recent passage by the U.S. Senate of a bill labeled the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act elicited cheers from those wanting to see any kind of significant bipartisan action in Congress. The bill is intended… Continue Reading  

Ayotte Relying On Out-Of-State Anti-Iran Deal Donors In Reelection Bid

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by Eli Clifton Since Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) retired from the Senate in in 2013, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) has risen to prominence as the newest member of the so-called “three amigos.” Alongside Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham… Continue Reading