The Danger of Derailing the Iranian Nuclear Deal

by Paul Pillar Inflection points in the history of U.S. foreign relations sometimes are marked by new departures and new roads taken. But they might instead entail blown opportunities to take new and better roads, with significant damage resulting from… Continue Reading  

Top Foreign Policy Experts Endorse Iran Nuclear Deal

by Derek Davison As Iran and six world powers scramble to reach a deal over Iran’s nuclear program by the deadline of Nov. 24 in Vienna, Washington is seeing a flurry of last-minute events focused on the pros and cons… 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  

Fear and Loathing in America

by James A. Russell A variety of recent opinion polls indicate that a significant portion of the American public remains deeply fearful of international terrorism. Many Americans even feel less safe now than they did before the 9/11 attacks. A… Continue Reading  

EXCLUSIVE: Emergency Committee for Israel Spends Big on Rep. Cotton

by Eli Clifton The people who helped lay the groundwork for the war in Iraq have a favorite candidate for today’s midterm election, and that candidate is Rep. Tom Cotton (R) from Arkansas’ 4th congressional district, who is challenging Sen. Mark… Continue Reading