The Shame and Dangers of Ignoring Arab Opinion and Rights

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by James J. Zogby In 1919, following the first World War, the victorious Allied Powers met in Paris to remake the world. The prime ministers of Italy, France, and Great Britain as well as U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, collectively known… Continue Reading  

The War Candidates

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by Paul R. Pillar A common observation about the role of foreign policy in the current presidential race is that Donald Trump’s candidacy is profiting from a lack of appetite among much of the electorate for continued heavy and costly… Continue Reading  

Lessons from America’s Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East

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by Chas W. Freeman Twenty-six years ago, when the elder President Bush asked me to be his ambassador to Saudi Arabia, he assured me that “nothing much ever happens in Arabia.”  That had been the case for quite a while. … Continue Reading  

Iran Deal: Overture to the Middle East Grand Opera

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by Robert Hunter The US debate on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran is in full swing and will not be resolved soon. That must wait until the final vote in the House and Senate on whether to… Continue Reading  

Jim DeMint: More “Fangs for the Conservative Beast”

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The revolving door between government and industry is nothing new. Government regulators get jobs in related industries when they retire; military officers accept positions with defense contractors. Former members of Congress have also accepted positions in business and industry, often… Continue Reading