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No Evidence for Charge Iran Linked to JFK Terror Plot

Published on July 11th, 2013 | by Gareth Porter

by Gareth Porter Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was prevented by Argentine President Cristina Kirchner from testifying before a U.S. House subcommittee investigating alleged Iranian terrorist networks in the Americas here this week, claimed in ... Read More



Limited US Influence in Egypt Can Still Do Some Good

Published on July 11th, 2013 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick When is a coup not a coup? When calling it that carries repercussions that make a bad situation worse. US President Barack Obama is struggling with recent events in Egypt. Once again he’s ... Read More



New Iranian President; Same Old US Approach

Published on July 10th, 2013 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter Twenty-five years ago, on July 3, 1998, the USS Vincennes, operating in the Persian Gulf, shot down an Iranian commercial airliner, killing all 290 people on board. Debate continues about why this ... Read More



What a Difference a Week Makes

Published on July 9th, 2013 | by Daniel Luban

by Daniel Luban Charles Krauthammer, July 1, denouncing the Obama administration for refusing to speak out against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi: “Obama the bystander again. Here are the Egyptians in the millions, out on the street, ... Read More


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Disregarding Iran’s Election: A Taxonomy

Published on July 9th, 2013 | by Marsha B. Cohen

by Marsha B. Cohen Appearances to the contrary, the narrative underlying much news coverage of Iran’s recent election is still unfolding. While media attention has been diverted to the George Zimmerman trial domestically and to events ... Read More



Egypt Coup Challenges US Credibility

Published on July 5th, 2013 | by Emile Nakhleh

by Emile Nakhleh via IPS News The military’s removal of democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi poses a serious challenge to Washington’s pro-democracy agenda and its ability to influence events in Egypt and the rest of the ... Read More

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