Anti-Iran Deal Billionaire Tom Kaplan Lashes Out at Iran

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by Eli Clifton A couple hours before and a few blocks away from where President Donald Trump delivered a speech to the United Nations on Monday, a group of anti-Iran deal advocates held their annual conference at the midtown Manhattan… Continue Reading  

UAE Ambassador: Trump Least Qualified to be President

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by Eli Clifton United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al-Otaiba was sharply critical of Donald Trump, even suggesting that he would seek “early retirement” if Trump won the election, according to a series of hacked emails allegedly sent… Continue Reading  

Hacked Emails Reveal Close Ties Between UAE and Anti-Iran/Qatar Advocacy Groups

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by Eli Clifton United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), a group that actively opposed the Iran deal, and the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), which shares staff with UANI and was “formed to combat the growing threat from extremist ideologies,” are no… Continue Reading  

Sheldon Adelson and AIPAC’s Surprising $3.8 Million Business Relationship 

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by Eli Clifton In public, casino billionaire and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson is on the outs with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Back in 2007, Adelson split with AIPAC after the group supported then-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s initiative… Continue Reading  

AIPAC Spent $14.5 Million on TV Ads during Iran Deal Debate

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by Eli Clifton In the aftermath of Senate Republicans’ failed efforts to derail the plan agreed on in July to limit Iran’s nuclear program, responsibility has fallen on AIPAC for its inability to persuade a meaningful number of Senate Democrats… Continue Reading