What Tim Kaine Actually Got Wrong About the Iran Nuclear Deal During the Veep Debate

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by Ali Gharib An exchange about Iran during last night’s vice presidential debate is getting a lot of attention from mainstream media fact-checkers. The discussion about the Iran nuclear deal came as Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine was listing the… Continue Reading  

Of Course “the Ayatollah Thinks He Won”

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by Ali Gharib In the Wall Street Journal last weekend, the paper’s chief foreign affairs reporter, Jay Solomon, unloaded a 2,500-word essay looking back at the Iran nuclear deal a little more than year after the accord was signed. Solomon,… Continue Reading  

Saudi Supports Anti-Iran Fanatics

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by Ali Gharib If Saudi Arabia is on a quest to paint itself as a responsible actor in the region, the kingdom took a big step backward over the weekend. That’s when a former top official—who remains an influential figure—declared… Continue Reading  

Anniversary of Iran Nuclear Deal: Neocons Still Anti-Diplomacy

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by Ali Gharib There is going to be a storm of hot takes to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal. And the first drops are already falling. The take that caught my eye at this early stage… Continue Reading  

America’s Most Jewish Congressional District Bucks Anti-Iran Challenger

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by Ali Gharib Will Democrats pay politically for supporting the Iran deal? At least where Democratic primaries are concerned, that doesn’t seem to be the case. On Tuesday, Rep. Jerry Nadler, an incumbent from New York with more than two decades… Continue Reading