States Cast Shadow over Iran Nuclear Deal

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by Jo-Anne Hart For anyone who has forgotten that states occasionally conduct their own foreign policy, welcome to the latest potential battleground for implementing the Iran nuclear agreement. Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia have some form of Iran sanctions measures… Continue Reading  

Presidential Candidates at AIPAC: Dangerous and Delusional

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by James J. Zogby The performances by four of the five remaining presidential candidates at AIPAC’s policy conference made this a perfectly strange and unsettling week in Washington.

BDS in Perspective

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by Mitchell Plitnick In the ten years since it commenced, the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) has slowly but steadily risen in visibility. Today, both the Israeli government and some in the U.S. are presenting it as an… Continue Reading  

Reykjavik Declares Boycott of All Israeli Products

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by Mitchell Plitnick The Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik has declared a boycott of all Israeli goods. The measure is clearly symbolic, as the city itself can’t do enough trade with Israel, or any other country, for such an action to have… Continue Reading  

Boston Globe Backs Stephen Hawking on Boycott of Israeli Conference

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by Mitchell Plitnick The story of Stephen Hawking’s decision to pull out of the Israeli President’s Conference just got more interesting. A major United States newspaper, the Boston Globe, published an editorial offering strong support for Hawking, and, while not… Continue Reading