On Preventing War with Iran, Congress Finally Listens to the American People

by Kate Kizer In Washington, there’s a common refrain that regular Americans don’t care about foreign policy. Yet a flurry of activity in the House of Representatives, during debate over the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), may… Continue Reading  

Congress Ignoring Palestinian Deaths

by Mitchell Plitnick Sometimes I just cannot begin to imagine what it’s like to be an Arab citizen of the United States, much less a Palestinian one. There are many people with personal connections to Israel and to Gaza who are frightened,… Continue Reading  

New Congressional Sanctions Push Aimed at Killing Iran Diplomacy

by Jamal Abdi The notion that U.S. sanctions on Iran are supposed to act as diplomatic leverage to get a nuclear deal may be dispelled once and for all by a new Congressional action now in the works. The House… Continue Reading  

The Proportionality Of A 33-To-1 Casualty Ratio

The House of Representatives, the State Department, and various pro-Israel organizations in Washington have all issued statements expressing support for Israel’s recent actions in the Gaza Strip and reaffirmed Israel’s right to act in “self-defense.” Indeed, Israel’s right to self-defense… Continue Reading