On Preventing War with Iran, Congress Finally Listens to the American People

by Kate Kizer In Washington, there’s a common refrain that regular Americans don’t care about foreign policy. Yet a flurry of activity in the House of Representatives, during debate over the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), may… Continue Reading  

Congress Tackles Iran

by Lara Friedman [As we have over the past few months, LobeLog is posting (long) excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by the inimitable Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now about what Congress is… Continue Reading  

150 House Democrats Bolster Obama’s Position on Iran Deal

By Jim Lobe Thursday’s release of a letter signed by 150 House Democrats makes it significantly more likely that a nuclear deal negotiated between the P5+1 and Iran will survive a congressional challenge.

Schakowsky Statement on Why She Won’t Attend Bibi’s Speech

by Jim Lobe Despite growing pressure to attend Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu’s speech to a Joint Session of Congress next Tuesday, a number of Democrats have issued statements outlining their reasons for staying away. Perhaps the most politically significant… Continue Reading