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Very, very good news and a historic moment. Now watch the Republicans try to destroy it: The new deal between Iran, the United States and its allies Thursday is a “historic understanding” that paves the way for a final agreement aimed at preventing Tehran from making nuclear weapons, President Obama said. “If this framework leads […]

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Well, this is new

I’ll believe it when I see it, but this is encouraging: US officials continue to maintain that American policy towards Israel will undergo changes in the wake of pre-election comments made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which he stated that no Palestinian state would be established on his watch. Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories […]

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Genius

This is from the brilliant teabagger senator Tom Cotton, who has a Harvard Law School degree. Soak in the intellect: Schieffer: What do you want to happen here? What is your alternative here? Let’s say that the deal falls through, then what? Cotton: Well as Prime Minister Netanyahu said, the alternative to a bad deal […]

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This makes my week. Who knows, we might actually be able to solve some of the problems in the Middle East without him: Corroborating other surveys showing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to score a big polling bouncefollowing his controversial March 3 congressional address on Iran, a new poll released Tuesday finds the […]

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Mondoweiss has a useful annotated guide to the speech Netanyahu made yesterday. Bookmark It

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And at Boehner, too: “I’ll get to the heart of this speech now,” Matthews told MSNBC’s Thomas Robertson. “This man from a foreign government walked into the United States legislative chamber and tried to take over U.S. foreign policy. He said, ‘You should trust me, not your president on this. I am the man you […]

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But you should probably look over your shoulder before you agree! We’re constantly bombarded with dire warnings about the grave threat of home-grown terrorists, “lone wolf” extremists and ISIS. So intensified are these official warnings that The New York Times earlier this monthcited anonymous U.S. intelligence officials to warn of the growing ISIS threat and announce “the prospect of a new […]

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Ruh roh

Doesn’t sound good! National security officials have been notified that an underground tunnel was discovered near a venue for this summer’s Pan Am Games in Toronto, CBC News has learned. The tunnel was dug in the woods near Toronto’s Rexall Centre and York University’s Keele campus. It was large enough for a person to stand […]

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I’m glad this is finally going to be brought to worldwide attention. The British government should pay dearly for the things they did in the name of “fighting terror”: Now Amal Clooney will represent Northern Ireland’s “Hooded Men,” 14 Irish prisoners who endured Britain’s version of Guantanamo in a case that, according to researcher Lauretta […]

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But it’s now becoming more widely known: Nearly all of the highest-profile domestic terrorism plots in the United States since 9/11 featured the “direct involvement” of government agents or informants, a new report says. Some of the controversial “sting” operations “were proposed or led by informants”, bordering on entrapment by law enforcement. Yet the courtroom […]

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