Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: nuclear deal

CodePink’s Medea Benjamin on peace delegation to Iran & fallout from...

Mohammad Javad Zarif did not offer any reason for his resignation, simply writing, “I sincerely apologize for the inability to continue serving and for all the shortcomings during my service.”

No, Not Nixon, Not China

“I will make only one prediction: the Nobel Peace Prize committee will emphatically not offer that to Trump nor Kim.”

Kushner, Bannon, Flynn pushed huge nuclear power deal in Middle East...

New reporting gives details on nuke plant meeting.

The Top 5 Reasons Obama Beat the GOP and Israel Lobby’s...

As 40 Democratic senators and two independent senators stood with President Obama on the Iran deal, it is the most severe Democratic defeat since the 80s. But how did they do it?

Why Don’t US Media Interview Real Allies on American Policy Regarding...

We are hearing about the Iran deal from minor congressmen and senators who have not read through it let alone represent anybody. This doesn't seem like balanced journalism, let alone journalism at all.

Iran Deal: Why Heed Same Voices that Are Always Wrong?

We've consistently made the historic mistake of listening to all these false and foolish prophets. And now with the Iran deal in the works, there should be no excuse to repeat this tragic error.

That Time Ronald Reagan Opened Iran and Illegally Sold Weapons to...

President Obama and other permanent members of the UN Security Council removed 5 years of conventional arms embargo imposed on Iran in 2007. Will we soon hear a lot of talk from "Reagan-worshiping Republicans" about this provision?

VIDEO: With Historic Iran Nuclear Deal Expected, Can President Obama Sell...

The historic nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers recently passed. It will limit Tehran’s nuclear ability for more than a decade in exchange for sanctions relief. But how will Congress and the general public respond?

Netanyahu Slips and Reveals the Real Reason He Opposes the Iran...

The cat is out of the bag after Netanyahu let it slip on CNN's State of the Union of Sunday his reasons for opposing the Iran deal. Basically, he wants to keep Iran down—leaving it poor and undeveloped through “crippling” sanctions.

We Don’t Have to Fight World War III in the Middle...

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.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.