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Are the U.S. and Allies Getting Too Cozy With Al Qaeda’s Affiliate in Syria

By Zaigham Kabir on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:40:18

For 14 years the US has waged a global war on terror with a stated goal of denying al Qaeda a safe haven anywhere in the world.  Now several of our regional partners in the Middle East, hell-bent on removing Assad from power, are backing a coalition of Syrian rebel […]Read More

Congressional Battle on Iran Deal Begins

By Gabe Murphy on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:03:08

Over the next two months, as per the Corker bill, Congress can review and vote on the nuclear deal with Iran reached this week in Vienna. In that timespan, lawmakers will hear perspectives on the deal from both sides of the debate, and will hopefully be considering the facts of the deal, […]Read More

AIPAC Spawns New Anti-Iran Deal Organization

By Gabe Murphy on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:05:26

Yesterday, a new non-profit organization called Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran (CNFI) launched a national ad campaign attacking the nuclear deal with Iran. However judging by the age of the organization and the immense funding behind it, a more accurate name might be "A Few Wealthy Citizens […]Read More

Behind the Breakthrough: What Exactly Is in the Deal

By Joe Cicero on Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:22:30

After 20 months of negotiations with Iran, the United States and its UN partners have reached a deal that prevents Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon in exchange for the lifting of sanctions that have devastated the Iranian economy. It’s a historic breakthrough for diplomacy but it’s also […]Read More

Peace Wins: Together We Changed History

By Jon Rainwater on Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:41:59

Today, after a diplomatic path that sometimes felt as endless as a Möbius strip, the P5+1 nations (US, Britain, France, Russia, China, and Germany) and Iran reached a historic nuclear agreement. The agreement truly represents the biggest diplomatic achievement of the millennium thus far. This day would never […]Read More

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