Reflections on Rouhani’s Landslide Reelection

by Trita Parsi The Iranian population’s political sophistication continues to impress. Despite a highly flawed political system where the elections are neither fair nor free, they overwhelmingly majority chose a non-violent path to bring about progress. They massively participated in… Continue Reading  

Video Shows Trump Advisor Seb Gorka Backed Racist Militia in Hungary

by Jim Lobe In the latest and most damning chapter in the saga of Sebastian Gorka, the Forward newspaper has discovered a 2007 video recording in which the Trump national-security aide and foreign-policy spokesman voices support for a violent racist… Continue Reading  

Lobe and Wright on How Trump Could Spark a Disastrous Conflict

Jim talked with Robert Wright on bloggingheads.tv Thursday on some of the foreign-policy perils and proclivities of the people Donald Trump has named as top officials so far. It runs a bit over an hour, but you may find it… Continue Reading  

Trump Got Pretty Much Everything Wrong About The Iran Deal

by Eli Clifton Last night, Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination. Then he delivered a rambling 75-minute speech promising law and order and painting a picture of a United States in chaos, besieged by crime and both foreign and… Continue Reading