Republicans Overreach After Bibi’s Speech

by Jim Lobe No doubt emboldened by the enthusiasm of his fellow Republicans—and perhaps by Netanyahu himself—for Bibi’s attack before Congress on Obama and the P5+1’s negotiations with Iran, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to have overreached, compounding the… Continue Reading  

Corker Bill Threatens Iran Negotiations

by Jim Lobe In January last year, we posted a devastating analysis by Ed Levine, an arms control specialist and 30-year Capitol Hill veteran, of the Kirk-Menendez bill, which seemed clearly designed to sabotage the November 2013 Joint Program Of… Continue Reading  

Ed Levine Dissects Menendez-Graham Letter

by Jim Lobe *This article has ben modified. Ed Levine, an arms control specialist who worked for both Republican and Democratic senators for 20 years on the Intelligence Committee and another ten on the Foreign Relations Committee, wrote a detailed and… Continue Reading