Tulsi Gabbard and the Military

by Mark Perry It’s not a requirement that our presidents serve in the military, but it used to be—or nearly so. For the five decades following World War II, serving in uniform was not only a kind of litmus test… Continue Reading  

Trump and the Evangelicals Define Support for Israel

by Yousef Munayyer President Donald Trump’s rhetoric and messaging about Israel are aimed at a very specific audience, one that he has cultivated since his presidential campaign: his base of white Evangelical Christians. Trump’s positions come at a time of… Continue Reading  

Cory Booker’s Foreign Policy Echoes His Biggest Donors

by Eli Clifton In last Wednesday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) stood apart from the other candidates on the stage by declining to commit to return to the Iran nuclear deal. Videos viewed by LobeLog show that Booker’s unusual… Continue Reading  

Why is Booker Parroting Trump on Iran?

by Ryan Costello Nine out of ten Democrats on the debate stage last night announced that they favor returning to the Iran nuclear deal, which should be commended. Trump’s efforts to kill the deal just brought the United States to… Continue Reading  

Most Democratic Candidates Still Afraid to Criticize Israel’s Violations of Palestinian Rights

by James J. Zogby The attitudes of Democratic voters toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have become decidedly more balanced in the past two decades. Favorable attitudes toward Palestinians are up while attitudes toward Israel appear to be in decline. While, overall… Continue Reading