Christie Pivots to Islamophobia and toward Adelson

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by Eli Clifton New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s pursuit of the Republican presidential nomination hasn’t been a success. He’s currently polling in eighth place with the support of between two and three percent of Republican primary voters. But, as The… Continue Reading  

Huckabee’s Holocaust Remark Defended by Adelson-Funded ZOA

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by Eli Clifton Former Arkansas governor and GOP hopeful Mike Huckabee’s comparison between the Iran deal and the Holocaust brought an avalanche of denunciations from Jewish groups condemning his prediction that President Barack Obama will “take the Israelis and march… Continue Reading  

Anti-Iran Deal Groups Backed by $145 Million

Sheldon Adelson, left, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, and Adelson's wife, Miriam (photo by Eyal Warshavsky)

by Eli Clifton A high-profile list of U.S. non-proliferation, nuclear policy, Iran, and national security experts welcomed last week’s announcement of a deal between the P5+1 and Iran to curb Tehran’s nuclear program . Opponents of the deal, meanwhile, will… Continue Reading  

Former Israeli Opposition Leader Puts Bibi-Boehner Ploy Bluntly

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by Jim Lobe Yossi Sarid, the former head of Israel’s Meretz Party and leader of the opposition in the Knesset from 2001 to 2003, has just written a very blunt—far too blunt for “acceptable” political discourse in Washington, DC—op-ed published… Continue Reading  

Update on Bibi-Boehner Fallout

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by Jim Lobe The Bibi-Boehner fiasco appears to be the gift that keeps on giving. At least, it continues to buoy the hopes of those who want the P5+1 and Iranian negotiators to forge a framework accord by the notional… Continue Reading