Bob Dreyfuss

Bob Dreyfuss is an independent journalist based in New York City and Cape May, New Jersey. For the past twenty-five years, he’s written extensively on politics and national security for a wide range of publications. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, The Nation, The American Prospect, Mother Jones, The New Republic, The Huffington Post, Slate, Salon, and many other magazines and websites.

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Friday, November 29, 2013
Block the US-Afghan Security Agreement!
Despite strong objections from President Hamid Karzai, the United States insists that Afghanistan must sign, as written, a Bilateral Security Agreement that sets the framework for another decade of US occupation of that war-torn nation.
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Saturday, November 23, 2013
Afghanistan: The Occupation, Part II
Meet the new occupation: same as the old occupation! Or pretty much: not as many troops, not as many dead and wounded every week, but still. In the new US-Afghanistan accord—which may or may not be ratified early next week by President Hamid Karzai’s Loya Jirga, and which may or may not be signed until some in mid-2014—the United States will be able to maintain as many as nine military bases in Afghanistan .
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Tuesday, November 05, 2013
American Death Spiral in the Middle East
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Can Congress, Hawks and the Israel Lobby Wreck the US-Iran Talks?
The Obama administration is working hard to head off a wrecking ball from Congress and the Israel lobby aimed at sabotaging negotiations between Iran and the P5+1. The talks, which resume in November, also include direct talks between the United States and Iran.
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Monday, September 09, 2013
Obama Plans 'Shock and Awe' in Syria
President Obama’s plan to have Congress approve his ill-considered war on behalf of Al Qaeda in Syria will shock everyone, when it happens, with its sheer intensity.
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Monday, August 26, 2013
No War with Syria!
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Friday, June 14, 2013
Obama Tumbles Down Syria's Slippery Slope
Here’s the thing about a slippery slope: sometimes you maintain your footing and don’t go tumbling down, and sometimes you slip and slide right into disaster. With the apparent decision to arm the Syrian rebels, President Obama looks like he’s going to go kersplat!
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Friday, May 10, 2013
Against Connecting Terrorist 'Dots'
Can we stop talking about “connecting dots”?
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Saturday, November 17, 2012
Obama Fiddling While Gaza Burns
In 2008–09, during Israel’s Operation Cast Lead invasion of Gaza that left 1,400 Palestinians dead and no good accomplished, the George W. Bush administration famously dithered and sat on the sidelines, all the while defending Israel’s right to “self-defense.” In 2012, will President Obama do the same?
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Romney's Libya Comments Kowtow to Anti-Muslim Bigots
Mitt Romney has, for all intents and purposes, pretty much disqualified himself for the presidency by his intemperate comments in regard to the murder of the US ambassador in Libya.
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