Trump v. Clinton: What’s a Good Neocon to Do?

by Jim Lobe There have been some reports—most recently, in The Intercept—that neoconservatives, most of whom have indeed expressed a strong dislike for Donald Trump, are now moving to support Hillary Clinton. This assessment is based primarily (and exclusively in… Continue Reading  

Republicans Overreach: Part Deux

by Jim Lobe Of course, the story of the day on the Iran front is the publication of what its authors titled, “An Open Letter to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran.” It was signed by 47 Republican… Continue Reading  

Did the Pro-Israel Lobby Contribute to Eric Cantor’s Defeat?

by Marsha B. Cohen News sites throughout the US — and Israel — are still displaying shock over the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by a Tea Party challenger in Virginia’s June 11 primary. The GOP leader was widely expected to… Continue Reading  

The Right-Wing Israeli Battle for Bibiton

by Paul Mutter The “Sheldon Primary” is how casino mogul Sheldon Adelson showcases his political clout in the United States. As Jim Lobe reports, Israel was the main issue on the table for the line of Republican hopefuls who came… Continue Reading  

Israeli Amb. Dermer to Attend RJC Meeting Amid Diplomats’ Strike

by Marsha B. Cohen In a break with diplomatic tradition Ron Dermer, an American-born former Republican activist, is scheduled to attend the Republican Jewish Coalition’s (RJC) Spring Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas next week and share the speaking platform with New Jersey… Continue Reading