Adelson Holds Court as Kristol Blasts Corker, AIPAC

by Jim Lobe Casino multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson will once again host the annual convention and ring-kissing ceremony of the Republican Jewish Coalition. It will begin Thursday night in Las Vegas with a private dinner for the RJC’s board and top donors,… Continue Reading  

Not Exactly a Billet Doux

by Henry Precht Forty-seven Republican senators, unhappy with the prospect that the Obama administration and its five international partners will sign an agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear program to peaceful purposes, wrote a letter of warning addressed to “the leaders of… Continue Reading  

GOP’s Man of the Moment Promoted by RJC’s Singer and Adelson

by Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe If Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) wasn’t the face of GOP Iran hawks, he is now. His letter making common cause with Iran’s hardliners to scuttle a nuclear deal puts Cotton, along with his 46… Continue Reading  

Update on Bibi-Boehner Fallout

by Jim Lobe The Bibi-Boehner fiasco appears to be the gift that keeps on giving. At least, it continues to buoy the hopes of those who want the P5+1 and Iranian negotiators to forge a framework accord by the notional… Continue Reading  

Cotton Makes Aim of Iran Sanctions Legislation Kristol Clear

by Jim Lobe As foes of a nuclear deal with Iran prepare new sanctions legislation that the Obama administration firmly opposes, Arkansas’s new Republican senator, Tom Cotton, told a policy conference at the far-right Heritage Foundation Tuesday that the pending… Continue Reading