The New AIPAC: Win Some, Lose Some

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by Mitchell Plitnick The year of 2013 saw three major defeats in three different ways for AIPAC, the so-called “pro-Israel” lobby group heretofore thought invincible by some (it is important to note that the policies they push for are not… Continue Reading  

U.S. Suspends More Military Aid to Egypt, Arousing Scepticism

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by Jim Lobe via IPS News The administration of President Barack Obama announced Wednesday it was freezing hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Egyptian military pending “credible progress” toward a return to democratic rule.

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News and views relevant to US foreign policy for Sept. 10 “Nuclear Mullahs”: The former executive editor of the New York Times, Bill Keller, summarizes the debate over Iran’s nuclear program and concludes that no war with Iran is far… Continue Reading