Adelson Holds Court as Kristol Blasts Corker, AIPAC

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by Jim Lobe Casino multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson will once again host the annual convention and ring-kissing ceremony of the Republican Jewish Coalition. It will begin Thursday night in Las Vegas with a private dinner for the RJC’s board and top donors,… Continue Reading  

Update on Iran-Related Legislation

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by Lara Friedman The following is the latest update from Americans for Peace Now. It provides a summary of a number of Iran-related issues, including the latest legislation in Congress.

Analysts on Iran: Time to Move Beyond Sanctions

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by Derek Davison Arguing that sanctions have served their purpose, and that the promise of sanctions relief is key to securing Iran’s agreement to a comprehensive nuclear deal, three top foreign policy analysts were critical on Monday of congressional efforts… Continue Reading  

Update on Iran Sanctions Legislation

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by Jim Lobe The sponsors of the latest Kirk-Menendez Iran sanctions bill appear determined to move the legislation as quickly as possible, although it has yet to be formally introduced. Of course, both Obama and visiting British Prime Minister David… Continue Reading  

New Optimism Over Iran Talks Tempered by Threat of Incoming Congress

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by Derek Davison The new year may have brought with it some signs of progress toward a comprehensive deal between world powers and Iran, lending credence to one of Graham Fuller’s 2015 predictions for the Middle East. However, any movement toward a… Continue Reading