Feinstein’s Denunciation of Kirk-Menendez Iran Act May Be Decisive…

by Jim Lobe Tuesday’s floor speech by Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein could bury AIPAC’s hopes of winning passage of what I have called the Kirk-Menendez Wag the Dog Act of 2013…at least for the next month or so.… Continue Reading  

Iran Sanctions Bill Big Test of Israel Lobby Power

by Jim Lobe via IPS News This week’s introduction by a bipartisan group of 26 senators of a new sanctions bill against Iran could result in the biggest test of the political clout of the Israel lobby here in decades.… Continue Reading  

Appeal to Sen. Schumer to Reconsider Support for Iran Sanctions Bill

The following is a letter sent by Gary Sick, the Columbia University professor who served as the Iran expert on the National Security Council under Presidents Ford, Carter, and Reagan, to Sen. Charles Schumer of his home state, New York,… Continue Reading