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Why Israel wants to undermine the Iran Nuclear deal

By: Akiva Eldar Source: Let us assume for a moment that a major terrorist attack with multiple casualties occurs in downtown New York this week and that it can be traced back to Tehran. Would President Barack Obama instruct Secretary of State John Kerry to maintain a “business as usual” approach toward Iran in the negotiations to freeze its nuclear program in return for lifting sanctions? Let us assume that a Mexican anti-American terrorist organization with thousands of missiles supplied and funded by Iran aimed its missiles at major cities across the southern United States. Would the president need Congress’ approval to demand that continued negotiations depend on...

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Will Yemen trigger a global conflict?

By: Sharmine Narwani Source: RT There is media confusion about what is going on in Yemen and the broader Middle East. Pundits are pointing out that the US is looking schizophrenic with policies that back opposite sides of the fight against al-Qaeda-style extremism in Iraq and in Yemen. But it isn’t that hard to understand the divergent policies once you comprehend the underlying drivers of the fight brewing in the region. No, it isn’t a battle between Shia and Sunni, Iranian and Arab or the much-ballyhooed Iran-Saudi stand-off. Yes, these narratives have played a part in defining ‘sides,’ but often only in the most simplistic fashion, to rally constituencies behind a policy objective. And...

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Odd couple: the Impact of Saudi/Israeli cooperation

Source: RT via YouTube A surprising alliance is forming in the Middle East – between Israel and Saudi Arabia, as reports say the countries are negotiating a union, against Iran. Despite sharing common rivals, there’s no official diplomatic relations between the states, and the two clash when it comes to Saudi Arabia’s support of the Palestinians.

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