December 3, 2013

Why the Big Fuss over a Small Iran Deal?

Fareed Zakaria, Time

The Associated Press

Critics of the agreement with the rogue state worry it may be the start of a beautiful friendship. It isn't.

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November 27, 2013
Tehran's Get Out of Jail Free Card on Syria
Yochi Dreazen, Foreign Policy
Critics of this weekend's landmark nuclear deal with Iran have focused on whether it gives Tehran too much freedom to continue with its enrichment efforts. But some Persian Gulf governments are beginning to express another... more ››
November 27, 2013
Comparing Iran to Munich Is Just Lazy
Eugene Robinson, Washington Post
Pay not the slightest attention to the people yelling “Munich” about the Iran nuclear deal. The name of the charming, beer-loving Bavarian city has become a lazy, all-purpose argument against any international... more ››
November 27, 2013
Get Ready for a New, Better Mideast
Rami Khouri, The Daily Star
The most striking implication of the agreement signed in Geneva last weekend to ensure that the Iranian nuclear industry does not develop nuclear weapons while gradually removing the sanctions on the country is more about Iran... more ››
November 27, 2013
Obama Must Confront Israel Lobby on Iran
Gideon Rachman, FT
For Barack Obama, striking a nuclear deal with Iran may turn out to be the easy part. The biggest struggle now is facing down Israel and its supporters in the US as they attempt to rally opposition to the deal. The administration... more ››
November 27, 2013
The Strangely Fragile U.S.-Israel Relationship
Dan Larison, AmCon Mag
Normal bilateral ties allow for states to have genuine and significant disagreements over policy, and the less space that is permitted for such disagreements the more rigid and unhealthy the relationship tends to be. The fact... more ››