Dear President Obama, it’s not too late for diplomacy with Iran

Fifteen top analysts and former U.S. officials have signed a letter by the National Iranian American Council and the Arms Control Association urging President Obama to pursue diplomatic engagement with Iran before it’s too late. Toward a Diplomatic Solution on… Continue Reading

Study Shows High Stress Levels Among Drone Operators

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Nearly half of Air Force drone pilots reported high stress levels in a new survey. The stress, linked to long and erratic work hours and a dramatic increase in the use of drones, leads… Continue Reading

FACT CHECK: Gingrich’s Incendiary Example From Palestinian Textbook Was Bogus

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress For all the hawkish Mideast rhetoric among the GOP presidential field, Newt Gingrich is quickly distinguishing himself for right-wing stances on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In the latest such posturing, the former House speaker cited… Continue Reading

Dempsey: GOP’s Insistence On ‘Divergence Or Control Of The Generals’ Is ‘Offensive’

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress In the confrontational, climactic scene of the the classic 1964 Cold War film Seven Days in May, President Jordan Lyman barks a question in frustration at Gen. James Mattoon Scott, the leader of a… Continue Reading