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The framework for President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran looks much better than anyone expected. It will prevent the Iranians from developing a nuclear bomb for at least 10-15 years and, if ...
by PeterBalesHistoryTales
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 11:57 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
“It is important that we wait to see the specific details of today’s announcement, and as the P5-plus-one works toward any final deal, we must remain clear-eyed regarding Iran’s continued ...
by PeterBalesHistoryTales
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 12:15 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
After hearing the news about the deal brokered between P5+1 and Iran which will seemingly go a long way toward ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 249 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:22 PM PDT with 214 Recommends
Don't worry, that's just Tom Cotton formulating his opinion The Republican reaction to the seemingly very good news that we will not be needing to bomb Iran quite just yet, as told in tweets.
by Hunter
Comment Count 120 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
The Palestinian Authority held a low-key ceremony marking Palestine's official membership to the international body. The International Criminal Court has already launched a preliminary probe into ...
by elliott
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 06:23 AM PDT with 82 Recommends
Let me first start off by saying, this is not really a diary...it's more or less a question. This popped up in my newsfeed on my social media and rendered some fairly interesting responses, ...
by bruddaone
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 11:02 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Still Life with Deciders and ...
by koNko
Comment Count 250 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Scott Walker talking about foreign policy ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 159 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 08:45 AM PDT with 108 Recommends
A President Warren or a President Clinton would have power, but not as much as you think. In his piece You Can't Make The Congress Do Anything , which reviewed the ...
by Armando
Comment Count 158 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 07:45 AM PDT with 92 Recommends
Congress is tired of all this talk of war with Iran and has a new target: war with Russia. Earlier today, Congress passed a resolution calling on Obama to provide Ukraine with military assistance.
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 186 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 06:00 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
Today, 367 members of Congress, led by hawkish Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (CA-39) and hawkish ranking member Eliot Engel (NY-16), sent a letter to Obama to meddle with the ongoing ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 10:50 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
He's helping. We have heard many, many explanations for why 47 Republican senators opted to send an "open letter" to the Iranian leadership warning them against agreeing to any negotiated ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 64 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 12:22 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
This column started as a mystery trying to ...
by jburtonprod
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 11:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
A week or two ago, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was campaigning for president in Iowa and said his top priority would be to combat terrorism, lest the terrorists "wash up on our shores" -- ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Michael JF Matheron, March 17, 2015. Today, the partisanship whirlwind consuming Congress powered up substantially due to an Iowa veterinary school study that would normally go unreported because ...
by mfb1949
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 03:29 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Secretary of State John Kerry ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 06:04 AM PDT with 76 Recommends
Or make the Rec list, after all, it's not a NeoCon/Neolib CT based on the musings of an irrelevent Russian Has Been, but: Russia's Putin reappears after 10 day absence, laughs off 'gossip' By ...
by JayFarquharson
Comment Count 76 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 02:25 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Depending on your news sources (and I'm using the term loosely), you may have noticed a downturn in coverage of the Islamic State. Just a week ago, the group known as ISIS or ISIL seemed to be ...
by Molly Weasley
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 02:41 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
"So what's the street address for 'the ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 122 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 12:53 PM PDT with 107 Recommends
On March 9, 2015, 47 Republican Senators signed a letter to the government of Iran. Its goal was to disrupt negotiations over Iran’s nuclear energy program and the international sanctions intended ...
by Don Briggs
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 17 Recommends