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Netanyahu’s Strangelovian Speech: A Call to War

By Gabe Murphy on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:00:11

Today, as P5+1 and Iranian negotiators sweat the details in Switzerland, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu finally addressed a joint session of Congress on the dangers of a reaching a "bad deal" with Iran. Since House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu in January, the speech has received […]Read More

So Far 37 Reps Are Skipping Bibi’s Speech – Is Yours

By Jon Rainwater on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:08:32

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares for his speech to Congress next Tuesday, more and more representatives have said they won’t go. As the list of non-attendees grows that creates more political space for others not to attend. There are many good reasons not to attend from […]Read More

Congress readies an ambush, as diplomats narrow gaps

By Jon Rainwater on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:58:09

This post was first published in The Hill a publication in D.C. targeted at Congress and other policy leaders.  Behind the controversy over Bibi Netanyahu's speech to Congress about Iran, lurks an even more dangerous conflict. The dividing lines of this wider conflict are not simply between Republican leadership […]Read More

Ask Congress to Cut the Nuclear Pork

By Jon Rainwater on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:59:46

This is nuts. We deserve a budget that reflects our nation's priorities.  Don't you agree Many Americans' priorities include essentials like: Health care, education and jobs. Given that, why does the current budget request squander resources on a 10% increase in nuclear weapons activities The total spending would […]Read More

#DontVetoDiplomacy on Iran. Unilateralism on Steroids.

By Jon Rainwater on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:24:25

They are at it again. And I've got to admit this new strategy to torpedo diplomacy with Iran is ingenious. Iran hawks’ latest plan is to pass a bill - while diplomacy is still in process - that would give a Congress a veto over international diplomacy with Iran. […]Read More

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