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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

...oppose the deal, which aims to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. The Israeli government is vehemently against it, contending concessions made to Iran could empower that country, which has sworn to destroy...
Nation and World
My Turn: Is Murkowski voting her conscience on the Iran deal?

...R-Illinois, described how AIPAC is effective in stifling congressional debate about anything potentially critical of the Israeli government. He wrote about how their "unique ability to mobilize campaign resources and public opinion" makes them a difficult...
Obama's Iran deal may well survive on Capitol Hill

...program for at least a decade in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. But the Israeli government and critics in the U.S. argue that it would not stop Iran from building a bomb.Bipartisan legislation does...
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Congress on vacation, putting off messy decisions

...pressure from both sides. The White House is imploring them to back the president, while groups allied with the Israeli government are warning against the deal in apocalyptic terms. Congress is widely expected to vote down the deal, at which...
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Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...them to the door of the oven," a reference to crematoria in Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust. The Israeli government staunchly opposes the agreement and views an Iranian nuclear program as a threat to its existence.Obama said the...
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Analysis: Israel, Palestinians face difficult decisions

...canceled a decision to announce this week that it is promoting building plans for 1,400 more settlement apartments.Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev declined comment. Dani Dayan, a settler leader, said the announcement was postponed, but...
My Turn: Regressing to a new normal

...different. The daily risk of attacks by Israel against his people are real. Some will undoubtedly argue that the Israeli government is justifiably defending itself, but the situation there isn't that simple. Unless we prescribe to the naive...
Not Arafat, Sharon or the UN

...agree with his present policies, but Ms. Noble leaves some important things out of her vivid description. The Israeli government found Sharon "indirectly responsible" for the terrible massacres at Sabra and Chatila refugee camps in that he...
Outside editorial: A worm to blame for Iran's nuclear setbacks?

...and software as well as the setup in Natanz. That's why so many fingers have pointed at the U.S. and/or Israeli governments as the likely masterminds. So Stuxnet doesn't provide a blueprint for wreaking havoc on U.S. nuclear plants...
Israel's campaign possible Palestinian partner for peace negotiations - a scenario that clearly appeals to hard-liners in the Israeli government, if not to Mr. Sharon himself. The Bush administration has rightly moved sharply in the past several days to...


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