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American Presidential politics: The Israel-Iran factor

American Presidential politics: The Israel-Iran factor

From WaPo: At his press conference this afternoon, President Obama was asked to respond to Mitt Romney’s number one applause line on Iran: If Obama is reelected, Iran will get a nuclear bomb. Obama replied that intelligence officials still believe that there’s a “window of opportunity where this can still be resolved diplomatically.” Obama said: […]

Republican Party’s secret weapon: Benjamin Netanyahu

Republican Party’s secret weapon: Benjamin Netanyahu

If you are following US politics it’s been a bonanza season. Liberal-leaning watchers will have been perversely exhilirated and appalled by the candidates’ push into the wild extremities of the right. Centrist-conservative-leaners will have been merely appalled. But despite an escalating sequence of rightiness, I find that I can still be shocked — coming across […]