Kate Gould

Kate Gould is the Legislative Associate for Middle East Policy for the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), a Quaker lobby in the public interest fielding the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington, D.C. She blogs at: fcnl.org/blog/2c/ and can be reached on Twitter @k8gould.

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Monday, November 25, 2013 - 11:25am
The Last Thing the World Needs is Congress Thwarting Historic US-Iran Nuclear Deal
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Monday, June 17, 2013 - 8:49am
Obama Moves to 'Unblock' Medicine to Iran
The Obama administration announced on Wednesday, May 22nd that it will be dispatching a team of State Department and Treasury officials to ensure that Iranians are not blocked from food and medicine as a result of the sanctions regime which intensified under President Obama’s first term.
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 6:30am
Congress 'Un-Declares' War with Iran
All of Congress is now on the record declaring that they have not authorized the use of military force against Iran in the latest round of legislation passed in the House and the Senate. This unanimous 'un-declaration' of war by Congress is a crucial victory, with particular significance given its passage on the eve of the U.S.-Iran talks in Baghdad.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 3:02pm
Bahrain : United States :: Syria : Russia
A world power equips a dictatorship that kills, tortures, and imprisons unarmed protesters. No, it’s not only Russia’s relationship to Syria. It’s also the United States when it comes to Bahrain.
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 9:30am
In Congress’s Attack on Goldstone Report, Fourth Geneva Conventions Takes a Hit
Leading Israeli politicians have claimed that Israel's conduct has been vindicated, distorting Justice Goldstone's op-ed so comprehensively that Amnesty International excoriated the Israeli spin as being "based on a deliberate misinterpretation of Justice Goldstone's comments". Meanwhile in Congress, every bill, letter, and press statement on the subject has parroted the very same narrative that Israel has been absolved of all allegations of wrong-doing in the wake of J
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