Tagged: Middle East
Phyllis Bennis says forces aligned in opposition to the Iran Framework Agreement in the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia would rather see war than a deal that brings Iran out of sanctions and back into play as a regional power.
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.
Come and hear first-hand from Tariq Abu Khdeir, the 15-year-old Palestinian-American arrested and beaten by Israeli police in Jerusalem last month.
Institute for Policy Studies, CODEPINK, The Nation Magazine, and the Center for Constitutional Rights invite you to an International Drone Summit.
President Obama's speech at the United Nations General Assembly reflected some of the extraordinary shifts in global politics that have taken shape in the last six or eight weeks. - Article originally appeared on The Nation's blog.
Remembering Saul Landau, 1936-2013
Today we have the possibility to turn the threat of war around. There is renewed hope that the global community can make that turn now, today.
Secretary of State John Kerry's Middle East negotiations are doomed to the same failure as the 22 years of failed diplomacy that precedes them.
The pace of events exploding across the Middle East continues to quicken - and while it appears the Obama administration has no clear strategy for some of it, the fall-back position of the U.S. continues to make those developments even more dangerous.
The Syrian civil war is spreading -- but U.S. military action is the last thing the country needs.