The Kurdish Elephant

The Kurdish Elephant

In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East’s largest stateless minority like pawns. That’s a huge mistake.

Congress Mulls Iran Nuclear Pact

Congress Mulls Iran Nuclear Pact

The U.S. military-industrial complex plays a role as Congress considers rejecting the Iran nuclear agreement despite the potential cost of war.

A Slick Maneuver

A Slick Maneuver

The Iran deal could trigger an end to restrictions on U.S. crude oil exports.

Iran Deal: Is Obama Channeling Nixon?

Iran Deal: Is Obama Channeling Nixon?

The nuclear deal with Iran, like Nixon’s opening to China in 1972, has the potential to be a geopolitical game changer — if it can get through Congress first.

A Victory for Diplomacy Over War

A Victory for Diplomacy Over War

Phyllis Bennis discusses the Iranian nuclear agreement as a beginning, not an end, for relations between the U.S. and Iran