Promoting Islamophobia in America

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by Arnold Isaacs Imagine that a nominee for secretary of state had shared platforms with white nationalist Richard B. Spencer and been given a major award by his National Policy Institute, which describes itself as “an independent organization dedicated to the heritage,… Continue Reading  

Take First Strike Against North Korea Off the Table

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by Greg Thielmann There has been a blizzard of commentaries in recent months on what U.S. policy should be in the face of North Korea’s defiant efforts to develop nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles. It is the habit of U.S. government officials… Continue Reading  

New York Times Reports Distorted Clinton Attack on Sanders as Fact

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by Ali Gharib David Sanger, the chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, spends a lot of time writing on matters of foreign policy and national security. That includes covering the election—a big Washington story, if not the biggest—through… Continue Reading  

Right and Wrong Lessons From the Iraq War

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by Paul R. Pillar It really rankles some people that Barack Obama was correct from the outset, before any unfolding of the history confirming he was right, that the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was a huge mistake. And one… Continue Reading  

The Sources of Opposition to the Iran Agreement

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by Paul R. Pillar An air of unreality pervades much of the debate on the agreement to restrict Iran’s nuclear program. Opponents of the agreement raise issue after issue on which the agreement is clearly superior to the alternative that… Continue Reading