Trump in Europe: Reinforcing His Predecessors’ Errors

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by Robert E. Hunter A single swallow does not a summer make; neither does one trip by a US president to Europe redefine transatlantic relations. One can be excused from drawing the opposite conclusion from media reporting of President Donald… Continue Reading  

Reflections on Rouhani’s Landslide Reelection

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by Trita Parsi The Iranian population’s political sophistication continues to impress. Despite a highly flawed political system where the elections are neither fair nor free, they overwhelmingly majority chose a non-violent path to bring about progress. They massively participated in… Continue Reading  

Video Shows Trump Advisor Seb Gorka Backed Racist Militia in Hungary

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by Jim Lobe In the latest and most damning chapter in the saga of Sebastian Gorka, the Forward newspaper has discovered a 2007 video recording in which the Trump national-security aide and foreign-policy spokesman voices support for a violent racist… Continue Reading  

Lobe and Wright on How Trump Could Spark a Disastrous Conflict

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Jim talked with Robert Wright on bloggingheads.tv Thursday on some of the foreign-policy perils and proclivities of the people Donald Trump has named as top officials so far. It runs a bit over an hour, but you may find it… Continue Reading  

Trump Got Pretty Much Everything Wrong About The Iran Deal

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by Eli Clifton Last night, Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination. Then he delivered a rambling 75-minute speech promising law and order and painting a picture of a United States in chaos, besieged by crime and both foreign and… Continue Reading