“All is lost” — Unless the US and EU Start Thinking Straighter

by Peter Jenkins  On the face of it, July has not been a bad month for those of us who would like to see the West’s nuclear quarrel with Iran resolved peacefully, not least so that the US, EU and… Continue Reading  

Why the Hawks Are Winning the Iran Debate

by Eli Clifton Last week, my colleague Ali Gharib and I published an article in The Nation in which we explored the influence of hawkish groups in shaping congressional legislation on Iran sanctions. One of the explanations we offered was the overwhelmingly… Continue Reading  

Meet the Billionaire Funders of the Anti-Diplomacy Lobby

by Eli Clifton My colleague Ali Gharib and I just published an article in The Nation in which we explore how hawkish, deep-pocketed organizations hold disproportionate influence in shaping the discussion about Iran-policy on Capitol Hill. These groups, in no small part due to… Continue Reading  

Fear of an Iranian Bomb Grips Capitol Hill

by Derek Davison With the rumored extension of the negotiations in Vienna on Iran’s nuclear program hanging in the air, a group of legislators and right-wing thinkers gathered on Capitol Hill yesterday to talk about what they believe a comprehensive deal with… 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