Foreign Policy

The UN should investigate the 1988 massacre in Iran

In the summer of 1988, thousands of political prisoners in Iran were systematically executed in a matter of a few months. The killings were not only horrific in scale, but remains shrouded in mystery with the regime blocking all attempts to...

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The NATO blame game

While the American foreign policy establishment rejects Donald Trump’s daily antics and belligerent behavior, his ...

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New study. Space, security, and Congress

For some time now, members of the US Congress – particularly Republican Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Shelby joined by Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) – have traded shots on...

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The ties that bind

Much has been written in recent weeks about the US-Turkey relationship.  Turkey is an important NATO ally. With all the problems facing our world, we must make sure NATO remains strong.  It is...

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What to do about Syria?

The violence and danger in Syria have ratcheted up another notch this week. Hundreds of thousands in the rebel-held areas of Aleppo are cut off from food and water while the 1.5 million living in the government-held areas of the city have limited...

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No Saudi money for American mosques

Saudi Arabia may be the country in the world most different from the United States, especially where religion is concerned. An important new bill introduced by Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) aims to take a step toward fixing a monumental imbalance.

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TE before TPP

The Problem

Like all other trade agreements, a central problem with the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) is its negative effects on the American jobs. The lower cost of production in...

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