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Decertifying Iran Deal, Trump Escalates His War

October 13, 2017

President Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal and targeting of the Revolutionary Guard is a dangerous escalation, says Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council

The Wilkerson Report

October 18, 2016
These times are more dangerous because they lack the fixed parameters and clear red lines of the Cold War days, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Netanyahu Attacks Boycott As Campaign Enters New Phase

March 22, 2014

Following Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech earlier this month where he announced that “we shall boycott the boycotters”, journalist and author Michel Warschawski spoke to The Real News’ Lia Tarachansky about the Israeli government’s approach to the growing boycott movement. The campaign’s growth from civil actions of individuals to major European banks…

AIPAC

March 6, 2014
Phyllis Bennis: The failure of the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group to force congress to vote for intervention into Syria or for additional sanctions on Iran representing a significant decline in its influence

The Porter Report

February 28, 2014
Gareth Porter: Very contentious issues remain in Iran nuclear negotiations

Kerry, Quartet $4B Plan Will Fail Palestinians, Economists Warn

February 6, 2014

While it is unknown whether any agreement has been reached politically, US Secretary of State John Kerry has put the focus on economic planning, promising to raise $4 billion in investment for the Palestinian Authority. The investment will be part of a neo-liberal economic plan whose details were delegated to the Quartet to outline. The…

In Syria Both Sides Fear Annihilation If They Lay Down Arms

January 24, 2014

Omar Dahi: While a recent Qatari report counts 11,000 tortured and executed by the Syrian government, causalities of pro-regime fighters also number in the tens of thousands

Will Geneva II Talks Keep Assad in Power in Order to Fight Al-Qaeda?

January 23, 2014

Dahi: Although John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad must step down, most Syrians think Geneva II will be about creating a front to fight Al-Qaeda, extremist groups, and that the U.S.-Russian agreement had basically accepted that the regime would stay.

In the Home of the Richest Man in Palestine

January 17, 2014

The Real News’ Lia Tarachansky and journalist Max Blumenthal meet Munib al Masri, the richest man in Palestine

Rwanda and The Democratic Republic of the Congo

December 18, 2013
Maurice Carney: Major strides for peace in the Congo have emerged and will continue if the United States pressures neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda from intentionally destabilizing the central African country