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36 Retired Generals And Admirals To Congress: Back The Iran Deal!

August 12, 2015

For quite some time now, we’ve heard Obama’s biggest critics railing against the Iran deal, criticizing the administration for trying to use diplomacy rather than simply bombing Iran into the stone age. But on Tuesday, a group of 36 retired…

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Head Of Anti-Iran Deal Group Quits To Support Deal

August 12, 2015

Gary Samore is a man who follows his conscience. Until recently, he was the president of the bipartisan advocacy group, United Against Nuclear Iran. The group’s purpose was to pressure Iran into abandoning its nuclear ambitions. Now that the deal…

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In Israel, The Far Right Is Out Of Control

August 11, 2015

Israel has a problem. Last month, an apparent arson attack by Jewish settlers resulted in the death of an 18 month old Palestinian child and, a week later, his father: “The father of a Palestinian toddler killed in a firebomb…

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Obama Wins Arab Support For Iran Deal; Arabs Get Weapons

August 5, 2015

The Obama administration accomplished an important diplomatic maneuver in support of the Iran deal. On Monday, Foreign Policy reported that the Gulf Cooperation Council, the multilateral coalition of mostly Sunni Arab states in the Persian Gulf, officially endorsed the nuclear…

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Anger Over Cecil the Lion’s Death Doesn’t Cancel Out Other Causes

July 31, 2015

It’s a story impossible to miss if you have access to social media: earlier this month, Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer shot and killed Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe. In the wake of the endangered cat’s death, Facebook, Twitter, and other…

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Watch Celebs, A Queen, An Ambassador, & A Spy Support Iran Peace Deal

July 29, 2015

In a new Video released yesterday by the group Global Zero, which is dedicated to a world free of nuclear weapons, an impressive lineup of luminaries urges the American people to really think about the consequences of allowing some “hotheaded member of congress”…

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Despite Warnings President Obama Talks Gay Rights In Kenya

July 25, 2015

President Obama arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi July 24, 2015. He is the first sitting U.S. President to visit Kenya, and is considered something of a “favorite son”, as his father was Kenyan. But not all Kenyans…

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How US Pays Israel To Kill Palestinians

July 17, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has played the US Congress like a violin. He’s now ready to collect what he calls his compensation for the treaty with Iran. Again and again, Netanyahu has told the US Congress that the current treaty…

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Why The Iran Nuclear Deal Is Foolproof

July 16, 2015

Cue the trumpets! The US and Iran struck a nuclear deal earlier in July, along with world powers England, France, Germany, the EU and (cue the ominous violin) Russia and China. Since January, conservatives in America, Israel and the Sunni…

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Why Is Israel So Violently Opposed To Deal With Iran?

July 15, 2015

This week’s deal with Iran is a triumph for President Obama’s foreign policy, and a huge victory for those who favor diplomacy over politics by other means. Of course, not everyone is overjoyed at the news. Republicans, who have been spending…

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