Congress vs. Obama on Iran

Stephen Zunes Foreign Policy in Focus Congress vs. Obama on Iran Hardliners in Tehran are not happy with the recent rapprochement between the United States and Iran and the related progress in negotiations to address Western concerns about the Iranian nuclear program. But the bigger threat may come from hardliners...

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Ban the Bomb!

Tad Daley Foreign Policy in Focus http://www.fpif.org/ Several months ago, even the most politically engaged Americans had probably never heard of either the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) or the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). That was no longer the case after August 21, when news broke of a...

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It’s Time to Put an End to Israel’s ‘Don’t Ask-Don’t Tell’ Nuclear Policy

Medea Benjamin and Pam Bailey Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/10/17-5 The negotiations this week in Geneva between Iran and the “P5+1” (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council — Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States — plus Germany) offer a promising vehicle for avoiding another destructive war. The talks...

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