Why Israel Opposes A Final Nuclear Deal with Iran and What to Do About It

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by Robert E. Hunter November 24 is the deadline for six world powers and Iran to reach a final deal over its nuclear program. If there is no deal, then the talks are likely to be extended, not abandoned. But… Continue Reading  

Foreign Policy Elite Fret over Washington Shutdown

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by Jim Lobe via IPS News Three days into the partial shutdown of the federal government, foreign policy mavens are voicing growing concern about the closure’s impact on U.S. credibility overseas. “This sends a message to allies that they’re somewhat… Continue Reading  

RJC, EMET, Eric Cantor to host ‘Iranium’ on the Hill

While following up on my review, with my colleague Eli Clifton, of the new Clarion Fund film “Iranium,” I stumbled upon an invite for a Capitol Hill screening of the film. The showing of the movie in the Rayburn House… Continue Reading  

Haaretz Interview with Congressional Iran Hawk Howard Berman

For the moment, set aside the actual prospects for a negotiated deal that would end the West’s standoff with Iran over its nuclear program. Such a deal, no matter its contours, will almost certainly face opposition from Capitol Hill. Look… Continue Reading  

Karon: How Midterm Election Results Effect Obama and Iran

Tony Karon‘s story at Time how the Republican surge in the Congress will affect U.S. President Barack Obama’s Iran policy is well worth the read. He writes that while Obama is universally viewed as unlikely to attack Iran, the Republican… Continue Reading