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Ryan Grim

White House On Offense Against Senate Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Thursday challenged a group of senators to admit they are working to push the country toward war with Iran, upping th...

Nuclear Deal With Iran: Netanyahu Is Paying a Steep Price for Fanning Fear

Carlo Strenger | Posted 01.24.2014 | World
Carlo Strenger

Netanyahu has always liked to think of himself as a daring leader a la Churchill. He is about to find out that it takes more than cigars and grand rhetoric to actually become a great leader.

To Cut Wasteful Spending, Start With Nuclear Weapons

Richard Klass | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Richard Klass

Those who argue that we need more nuclear weapons for national security are trapped in a Cold War mindset. The world has changed since the Soviet Union collapsed -- and our strategy must change, as well.

To Bomb Iran, or Not: What Would Ike Do?

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If Iran is developing a nuclear weapon, should they be stopped before or after they may or may not have one? This is the scary, geo-political issue of the day involving the Middle East and therefore the world.

Ronald Reagan, Republicans, and Nuclear Weapons

Jonathan Granoff | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Granoff

Perhaps the most audacious whopper is that of many Republican candidates who claim the legacy of President Ronald Reagan and do not espouse his policies.

Obama's New Theme: A Sputnik Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While Obama may indeed be right about America being in serious danger of falling behind on a worldwide scale, this Sputnik moment simply doesn't have a Sputnik. There is no one overarching threat.

Hugo Chavez Jokes About Nuclear Bomb For Iran On Live TV

The Guardian | James Sturcke | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Telling somewhat less than tasteful jokes about weapons of mass destruction has been an occasional pastime of a number of senior US Republican politic...

Friday Talking Points [80] -- Parsing Obama's Cairo Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

This is an interesting and refreshing subtext in Obama's entire speech -- he says things are "facts" and not opinions. Considering the lunacy that passes for "political debate" on American television screens -- where there are always two points of view, and every "fact" is subject to spin from one side or another -- it is a breath of fresh air.

Powell: Iran Far From Having Nuke

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iran is far from acquiring a nuclear weapon, and despite U.S. fears about its atomic intentions, an American military strike against the Islamic Repub...