Colombia: Disturbing the Peace

by John Feffer The nuclear deal with Iran never went before the American people for an up-or-down vote. Nor did it require two-thirds support of the Senate, since it wasn’t technically a treaty. The effort to roll back Iran’s nuclear… Continue Reading

Calling Sens. Mitchell, Daschle—Your “Bipartisan” Center Is In Funny Company

by Jim Lobe Former Democratic Sens. George Mitchell and Tom Daschle co-founded the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), along with their former Republican colleagues and fellow former majority leaders, Sens. Howard Baker and Bob Dole back in 2007. The Center, which… Continue Reading

Yariba, Uribe! “Plan Colombia” for Gaza report?

It’s quite obvious why Israelis would be pleased with the choice of outgoing Colombian President Alvaro Uribe as Vice Chair of the UN panel appointed by Ban Ki-Moon to investigate Israel’s interception of the Gaza flotilla on May 31. What’s in it for the Turks? Continue Reading