The History of Anti-Arab Sentiment Is Too Deep, the Pain Too Real

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by James J. Zogby A week ago, a pro-Israel media monitoring group accused me of making “an unsubstantiated charge that Israel supporters are responsible” for discrimination, hate crimes, and the political exclusion of Arab Americans. Because this issue is so… Continue Reading  

New Neocon Mantra: Iran, like Soviet Union, on Verge of Collapse

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by Jim Lobe Iran hawks suddenly have a new mantra: the Islamic Republic is the Soviet Union in the late 1980s, and the Trump administration should work to hasten the regime’s impending collapse. It’s not clear why this comparison has… Continue Reading  

Did AIPAC Pocket Its Iran Deal Fundraising Revenue?

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by Eli Clifton Last year, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) led the charge against the Obama administration’s efforts to reach a diplomatic resolution to concerns about Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program. Indeed, in many ways, AIPAC became the… Continue Reading  

Top Ten Ways That Iran Hawks Became Their Own Worst Enemies

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by Eli Clifton Opponents of the agreement negotiated by the U.S. and its European allies to limit Iran’s nuclear program haven’t yet given up. There’s still a likelihood that “poison pills” will be introduced in forthcoming legislation designed to win… Continue Reading  

And Mikulski Makes 34. Now What?

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by Jim Lobe As we predicted yesterday, Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski has said that she will vote against any resolution to reject the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA), thus making it certain that a veto cast by Obama against such… Continue Reading