Is President Obama's nuclear agreement bullying an already weakened Iran, who faces tough US-led economic sanctions and a brutally low world price for oil? At least the tentative agreement will help humanity with the limit of Iran's nuclear program.
John Kerry and Mohammad Javad Zarif have demonstrated that we don’t have to fight World War III in the Middle East with the framework of the nuclear deal. Diplomacy can work—war is not the only available policy tool.
The U.S. and its citizens are inundated with massive debt as a nation, government, and society. It seems like an impossibility to get this issue under control, especially when a majority of funding goes directly to endless wars.
The Middle East already has enough horrible issues without having nuclear weaponry added to the mix. The UN has treated Israel very different from how Iran was treated but should be discouraged when it comes to weaponry like the rest of the Middle East.
Republican critics of the Iran nuclear agreement draft have long time favored war over negotiation, preparing talking points against any eventual deal. So what will their bad advice cost us this time around?
With all that said, this is a country which America should now put in its place, it must lay down the law and make it clear to the leaders of Israel that the U.S. will no longer be guided in any way by its dictates and demands.
With multiple terrorism instances occurring this last decade, it is no wonder the world is always fearful in anticipation for the next terrorist act. Unfortunately, because of this fear, Americans are traveling less and to fewer places if they do.
After it was reported that more than 600 service members suffered from chemical exposure in Iraq, the undersecretary of the Army issued an apology this week. The scandal goes deeper with its lack of proper medical treatment for these service members.
A new report, "Body Count", asserts that up to 1.3 million people have been killed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the first 10 years of the so-called war on terror. When will the cost of war be too much even for the people making money off of it?
Democracy Now discusses a story about a father and son who were held for many years at Guantánamo. Here is how their relationship was used against them in Guantánamo and what's become of them after their release.