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One Year Later: Are We Any Safer

By Gabe Murphy on Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:47:17

Why do we mark the anniversaries of things We mark them to remember what happened, and why, and to reflect on what's changed since. But sometimes, anniversaries pass us by and we forget to do those things. We forget to get that gift for our partner, or we […]Read More

60 Days to Stop A War: Grassroots Beating Big Money

By Gabe Murphy on Mon, 10 Aug 2015 23:03:13

As we've reported on the unfolding battle in Congress over the fate of the nuclear deal with Iran, we have taken note of wave after wave after massive tidal wave of attack ads designed to strike fear into the hearts of voters, and transitively their Representatives, who would […]Read More

This Summer’s Biggest Blockbuster – JCPOA! The Director’s Cut

By Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:22:35

Put down that paperback, my wonky friends!  The White House released a reader-friendly version of all 159 pages of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (aka The Iran Deal or JCPOA) that includes a play-by-play commentary from the lead officials who helped negotiate the agreement. It’s a look both […]Read More

Iran Hawks Say the Darndest Things

By Gabe Murphy on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:43:49

With all the rhetoric surrounding the complicated issue of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, critics of the nuclear deal have made some pretty out-there assertions in their attempts to draw us closer to a war with Iran. In a Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on the Iran […]Read More

Are the U.S. and Allies Getting Too Cozy With Al Qaeda’s Affiliate in Syria

By Zaigham Kabir on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:40:18

For 14 years the US has waged a global war on terror with a stated goal of denying al Qaeda a safe haven anywhere in the world.  Now several of our regional partners in the Middle East, hell-bent on removing Assad from power, are backing a coalition of Syrian rebel […]Read More

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