Will Clinton Follow the Money on Foreign Policy?

by Eli Clifton With a combined $10 million in contributions, billionaire Haim Saban and his wife Cheryl Saban are emerging as the biggest donors to the super PAC Priorities USA Action, which supports Hillary Clinton. For her part, Clinton has… Continue Reading  

Anti-Iran Deal Groups Better Funded Than Pro-Deal Groups By Nearly Five to One

by Eli Clifton The Democratic Party has latched onto the message that critics of the Iran deal are spending big money over the next 60 days to kill the agreement in Congress. Last Wednesday, for example, House Minority Leader Rep.… Continue Reading  

Iraq: Surge Resurgence?

by Jim Lobe Two weeks ago, The Washington Post’s premier neoconservative columnist, Charles Krauthammer, wrote the following: The fact is that by the end of Bush’s tenure, the [Iraq] war had been won. You can argue that the price of… Continue Reading  

Watch Hooman Majd Talk Iran with Jon Stewart

The perceptive and eloquent journalist and author discusses his new book, The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay: An American Family in Iran, with Jon Stewart of the Daily Show on February 24th.

Laughing ’til it Hurts: Political Satirists on Syria

by Marsha B. Cohen One of the more disconcerting developments in foreign policy discussions in the 21st century  is that political satirists seem to be offering keener and more prescient assessments of the dilemmas involved than pundits and policy makers.… Continue Reading