Should Moguls Subsidize US Military Aid to their Favorite Nations?


by Marsha B. Cohen The Obama “scandal du jour” in the Israeli press focuses on the US president having turned down a $1 billion donation to Israel’s Iron Dome program that billionaire Sheldon Adelson offered in 2012.

Schumer Opposes Iran Deal, Receives $90,000 From AIPAC Ally


by Eli Clifton Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) was the first Senate Democrat to publicly oppose the Obama administration’s deal to constrain Iran’s nuclear program. Schumer announced he would vote against the agreement on August 6, less than three weeks after… Continue Reading  

Silent Arrogance: Netanyahu at the UN


by Mitchell Plitnick Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his appearance at the United Nations General Assembly today, one day after a speech by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Nothing of substance is going to change as a result of these… Continue Reading  

Reid on Iran Deal: “This Agreement Will Stand”

Premier UNLV fireworks held on the North Field on August 26, 2010
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by Derek Davison In remarks delivered to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) forcefully expressed his support for the nuclear agreement reached in July between Iran and the P5+1 nations (the… Continue Reading  

Obama Prepares for Showdown with Congress Over Iran Deal


by Jasmin Ramsey Two days after the deadline for reaching a deal over Iran’s nuclear programme had passed, negotiators looked like they would be going home empty handed. But a surprisingly detailed framework was announced Apr. 2 in Lausanne, Switzerland,… Continue Reading