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Among Hillary Clinton's Recently Leaked Emails, Wide-Ranging References to UN

Dulcie Leimbach | Posted 04.19.2016 | World
Dulcie Leimbach

A newly released Wikileaks trove of emails sent to or sent by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, some as old as 2009, reveals a wide range of ...

Obama and Cuba, Trump and AIPAC... and Brussels

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

What If They Wore Two Gloves? Awful terrorism seems to validate Trump's hard line. Security analysts point out that each of the two suspected suic...

The Iran Deal: Winners and Losers?

David Harris | Posted 09.11.2015 | World
David Harris

Now that a Senate minority has blocked the bipartisan majority from an up-or-down vote on arguably the most significant foreign policy measure in a generation, some in the media are rushing to judgment about winners and losers.

The Iran Nuclear Deal

David Harris | Posted 08.05.2016 | World
David Harris

We are told by the deal's supporters that the only alternative to this deal is war. We respectfully disagree. We do not support war against Iran, nor have we ever advocated for the use of force, though we have always believed in a credible military option as a way of convincing Iran of our seriousness of purpose.

The Lessons Learned (And Not) From Vietnam and Iraq Shape the Fight Over the Iran Deal

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

What we must learn from his and Dubya's blunders is that the U.S. should never go to war unless we have absolutely no other choice, when any other course would put our country in real danger. As a country, we must learn to turn away from those who never learn that war must only be a last resort.

Kerry's Fateful Rendez-Vous With His 'Munich Moment'

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Kerry must not succumb to the negotiator's eleventh hour temptation to "cut the difference" or conceal what must be clear, simple, straightforward Iranian commitments.

10-Point Field Guide to Any Iran Nuclear Framework Agreement

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

If and when a 'framework agreement" is concluded, here is my latest "Field Guide" to assess whatever may emerge tonight, tomorrow or whenever.

Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses Interim Iran Nuclear Deal

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Robert Naiman

I expect that Senator Warren's clear stand on the deal will increase pressure on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to take a clear stand on the deal.

Is the "P6" Now Ready for Prime Time in Geneva?

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

November 10 will not go down as a stellar day for U.S. diplomacy. The premature faux hoopla over the scuttled first-stage nuclear agreement with Iran yielded little more than a legacy of miscues and a dozen eggs on Uncle Sam's face.

The Role of 'Deceptive DNA' in the US-Iran Talks

Omid Memarian | Posted 12.30.2013 | World
Omid Memarian

When an official involved in the negotiations calls Iran deceptive, and, moreover, carelessly makes this reference to the whole of Iran -- at least that's how it's being portrayed in the Iranian media -- that does not build confidence. It is the height of irresponsibility.

How Iran Can Help Diplomacy Succeed

Reza Marashi | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
Reza Marashi

With an uncertain U.S. presidential election looming, this may be Tehran's last best chance to do its part in untangling the mutual demonization driving the conflict. Iran must make up its mind. Its decision on whether to engage the U.S. directly in Moscow will be telling.