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US/IRAN: Larijani’s Election Can Boost Congressional Diplomacy

Irancove @ June 4, 2008 # 3 Comments

Analysis by Trita Parsi via IPS: WASHINGTON, Jun 4 (IPS) – Iranian Nobel prize laureate Shirin Ebadi has long argued that the United States and Iran need to have a dialogue with each other at three different levels: between their executive branches, between their civil societies and between their legislatures. While the George W. Bush […]

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An Israeli’s Response to McCain’s AIPAC Speech

Irancove @ June 4, 2008 # 3 Comments

Daniel Levy at Prospects for Peace posted an essay on McCain’s keynote address at the annual AIPAC conference.  Some of his remarks about Iran are pasted below.  The entire article is definitely worth a read: Senator McCain gave the keynote address at today’s opening of the annual AIPAC Conference and promised that the same vision […]

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Obama Speaks to AIPAC, Echoes McCain’s Exaggerated Remarks on Iran

Irancove @ June 4, 2008 # 7 Comments

Obama speaks to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  Obama joined the sensationalist chorus by calling Iran a “grave” threat.  However, Obama has stated that he is willing to talk to Iranian leaders, without preconditions—a remark which John McCain and President Bush have tried to exploit in front of the Israeli Knesset and the […]

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CNN’s Dobbs, Daily News’ Goodwin expressed incredulity that Pelosi would “giv[e] the Iranians credit,” but her comments echoed CNN’S own reporting

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Media Matters reports: Summary: On Lou Dobbs Tonight, Lou Dobbs and Michael Goodwin cited House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments about Iran negotiating an end to fighting in Basra, Iraq, to accuse her of being unwilling to give credit to U.S. troops and being “invested in failure” when, in fact, CNN itself reported that Iran had […]

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