Avoiding War With Iran

by Seyed Hossein Mousavian In his State of Union, President Trump focused his comments about the Middle East on Iran, the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS or IS), and the U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria. Despite his negative rhetoric… Continue Reading  

Big Surprise: Rich Globalists Love Trump

by John Feffer As a candidate, Donald Trump enjoyed pillorying the globalists. “We will no longer surrender this country, or its people, to the false song of globalism,” he said in his first major speech on foreign policy in April 2016. By… Continue Reading  

Everything the Neocons Said about Sailorgate Is Wrong

by Ali Gharib You knew, when Iran detained 10 American sailors in its territorial waters just before President Obama delivered his State of the Union, that the reaction from the right was going to be ugly. But I must confess… Continue Reading  

Josh Block Misrepresents New Iran Sanctions Bill In SOTU Talking Points

by Ali Gharib I just received a copy of the talking points Josh Block, the head of the Israel Project, distributed to journalists and pundits ahead of tonight’s State of the Union address. The talking points, which are focused exclusively… Continue Reading  

Ros-Lehtinen asserts herself on Foreign Policy

Jennifer Rubin, the pugnacious neoconservative WaPo blogger, is all over Barack Obama for the dearth of foreign policy talk during his State of the Union address last night. She points to a statement from House Foreign Affairs Chairperson Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL),… Continue Reading