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by Hunter
Comment Count 137 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 10:27 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
The hawks are at it again. All the things we have heard before are coming back. Obama must do more. He is feckless. He has no strategy. He is scared to use American force. He does not believe in ...
by Abhi Thakur
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 03:28 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Judi Iranyi recently published a book of her photographs of Arg-e-Bam (Bam) during her November 2002 trip to Iran.
by stonehenge
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In ancient times, Romans crossed out coins imprinted with the face of their tyrannical emperor, Caligula. In the early 20th century, British ...
by BenCohen
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 02:27 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Obama granted a major interview to Jeffrey Goldberg to cover Iran, Israel/Palestine and ISIS. It was published in the Atlantic on Thursday and is well worth a read. I've highlighted sections I found ...
by subir
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 07:38 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R. IL) has been pushing his Iran Sanctions Bill which would greatly undermine President Obama's negotiations with Iran: http://www.niacouncil.org/much-more-is-needed-from-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 11:21 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
More words of insanity from one of the most vulnerable Tea Part U.S. Senators: http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/senate-homeland-security-chairman-ayatollah-could-be-more-tr?utm_term=.
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 01:43 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
For years wars were fought, not because we wanted to but because we needed to. From the Revolutionary war to both World War and World War II America fought because it was the right thing to do. For ...
by streicher187
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 04:30 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Marco simply does not have the "special skill set" of Liam Neeson in the Taken movies and is more an Adam Sandler in Waterboy. The GOP is now clearly the party more likely to ...
by annieli
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 12:27 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
" Knowing what we know now ." With those five words, virtually the entire 2016 Republican presidential field erased over 12 years of GOP ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 02:33 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
[This piece originally appeared at Huffington Post .] Istanbul, Turkey - I just experienced the blessing of visiting Iran for the first time. Here are some things I learned. 1. If you are visiting ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 129 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 04:19 PM PDT with 122 Recommends
(photo credit: Doug Mills, NYT) From The Guardian : Barack Obama has secured support from Gulf leaders for his attempt to reach a nuclear deal with Iran as a summit outside Washington ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 57 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 05:05 PM PDT with 194 Recommends
The sordid spectacle of scheming to obtain Koch Brothers Blood Money (1st in a series) Copyright 2015, Michael J. Pottebaum, all rights reserved. Now that we have several handfuls of potential ...
by Mike Pottebaum
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 01:06 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 139 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 08:00 AM PDT with 186 Recommends
Given the rise of ISIS, the chaos in Iraq, the Renaissance of Iranian power in the Middle East and the spread of Al Qaeda terrorist groups to Yemen, Somalia and Libya, do you really think the world ...
by Jerry Anderson
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 07:37 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
In March, Marco Rubio was asked Marco Rubio was asked whether it was a mistake to invade Iraq. He responded by saying, The world is a better place because Saddam Hussein does not run Iraq. He then ...
by Gary Norton
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 09:56 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The death/murder of Kurdish-Iranian Farinaz Khosrawani, 25, is a story of dictatorship, rape, oppression of women, racism, class-warfare and arguably, bribery. So crazy that you can’t make ...
by Sofiamo
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 04:55 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
No question, Iran has a number of very good generals. Their officers learned war fighting Saddam Hussein's army in the long war 1981-1989. The head of their Jerusalem/Quds Force, Major General ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Jim Jordan, chairman of the tea partying House Freedom Caucus. The House Freedom Caucus is determined to revive several amendments that the Senate kept out of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 11:57 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Earlier today, a group of 150 House Democrats--led by Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), and David Price (NC-04)--sent a letter to President Obama in support of the diplomatic ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 01:34 PM PDT with 18 Recommends