Lindsey Graham Blames Iran For 9/11 Attacks

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham from South Carolina is visiting Iowa with other Republicans who are considering a presidential run in the 2016 election. 3/7/2015 Photo by John Pemble

by Eli Clifton Over the past week, Republican opposition to the Iran deal has devolved considerably. Senate Republicans spent the week in chaos, raising uncertainty about whether their measure of disapproval would even reach a key procedural vote (Senators agreed… Continue Reading  

Is This How It Ends?

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by Ali Gharib and Jim Lobe Twelve years after playing perhaps the pivotal role in leading the United States into its worst foreign policy disaster since at least the Vietnam War, Dick Cheney took the podium at the American Enterprise… Continue Reading  

Reporting on the Disappeared in Egypt

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by Zhai Yun Tan Muhammad Mansour is an Egyptian journalist who covered the 2011 revolution that ousted longtime president Hosni Mubarak. He briefly participated in the revolution before returning as a journalist and contributing numerous articles for the Egypt Independent, The… Continue Reading  

Congress Takes Aim At the Palestinians

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by Mitchell Plitnick The imbroglio over House Speaker John Boehner’s unseemly invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last month is continuing to rage in Washington. But when it comes to… Continue Reading  

Bob Kagan Assails AIPAC, Israel on Egypt Policy

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by Jim Lobe As some readers may recall, I wrote a long essay shortly after last July’s military coup d’etat against Egypt’s democratically elected Morsi government on differing attitudes within the neoconservative movement toward the coup and democracy itself. Given… Continue Reading