The Pentagon Has Won the War that Matters

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by William Astore As America enters the 18th year of its war in Afghanistan and its 16th in Iraq, the war on terror continues in Yemen, Syria, and parts of Africa, including Libya, Niger, and Somalia. Meanwhile, the Trump administration threatens yet more war, this… Continue Reading  

Congressional Research Service Expert and Gulf Lobbyist Headline MEK Event

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by Eli Clifton By outward appearances, the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK), the ex-terrorist Iranian opposition group hell-bent on regime change, appears to be losing their influence in the media. The group’s allegations about Iran’s nuclear program are met with increased skepticism… Continue Reading  

Gulf Lobbyist Fails to Disclose Ties to Qatar in Media Appearances

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by Eli Clifton On Monday, MapLight’s Andrew Perez published an excellent investigation into Ed Rogers’ advocacy against the Iran nuclear agreement while working as an undisclosed lobbyist for Saud Arabia. Rogers’ behavior is particularly troubling since he registered as a… Continue Reading