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Obama Backs Off Opposition To Corker-Menendez Bill, But Still Remains In Control

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Consensus in Washington? You don’t say.
On Tuesday, President Obama announced that he would agree to sign the Corker-Menendez bill after it received unanimous favor in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
To date, this has to be the largest assertion… Continue reading

Rand Paul’s Bid For President And the GOP Field

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Election stories knocked Iran from the headlines on Tuesday as Rand Paul formally announced his candidacy for president.
Paul is certainly a candidate to watch in the current crop of GOP prospects. The libertarian-leaning junior senator from Kentucky is not… Continue reading

Strong Biologics Data Protection Should Be Non-Negotiable

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In just a few weeks time, chief negotiators will re-engage in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks. We will also see a visit from Japanese Prime Minister Abe, who will also address Congress at the end of the month to discuss… Continue reading

Obama’s Bungled Nuclear Deal

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As recently as Sunday it looked as though the Iran nuclear deal was falling apart. We lived through two 24-hour extensions and finally got news that we would, in fact, see a deal.
Today, President Obama and John Kerry told… Continue reading

Netanyahu Changes Stance On Opposition To Two State Solution

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“I haven’t changed my policy,” newly reelected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in his first interview since the election. “What has changed is the reality. I don’t want a one-state solution; I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution, but… Continue reading

Ukraine Gets A Bailout — Still Needs More Support

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Far from the scandals of Hillary Clinton’s Emailgate and the hoopla surrounding Senate Republicans’ “Iran letter,” the crisis in Ukraine continues to boil. Yet even the most ardent news junkies could be forgiven for being under informed on the subject—… Continue reading