Robert Naiman

Robert Naiman

Robert Naiman is Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy. Naiman has worked as a policy analyst and researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch. He has masters degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of Illinois and has studied and worked in the Middle East. You can contact him here.

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Saturday, August 25, 2012
Romney-Ryan "Ploughshares to Swords" Budget Would Cost America At Least 530,000 Jobs
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan want to cut domestic spending in order to increase military spending. Regardless of whatever else may be true -- that is, regardless of whether you think more military spending is otherwise a good idea, or how you feel about the public services that would be axed by greater domestic cuts -- their plans to cut domestic spending in order to increase military spending would cost hundreds of thousands of American jobs.
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Friday, August 17, 2012
Let's Help #WikiLeaks Liberate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiating Text
On September 6, negotiators will go to Leesburg, Virginia, for the latest round of secretive talks on the "Trans-Pacific Partnership" agreement. This proposed agreement threatens access to essential medicines in developing countries , threatens environmental regulations , and threatens internet freedom .
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Thursday, June 21, 2012
President Correa, Please Protect Julian Assange From My Government
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested political asylum from Ecuador.
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Saturday, June 02, 2012
Yes, Virginia, We Can Do Something About the Drone Strikes
There's a conventional wisdom in Washington that there's nothing we can do politically to stop the U.S. government from killing innocent civilians with drone strikes. But it ain't necessarily so.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Would It Make a Difference to Progressives if Norman Solomon Goes to Congress?
A key paradox for progressives of our national political life goes something like this: everybody complains about Congress, but nobody does anything about it.
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Monday, May 21, 2012
In Chicago, Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans Put NATO's Endless War on Trial
When the history of our time is written, people will try to explain to each other how the country in which only one Member of Congress voted against a blank check for endless war in Afghanistan (and beyond) in 2001 became the country in which the majority of Republican voters were against the Afghanistan war.
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
House Moots Afghan Exit, Iran War, Military Budget, and "Signature" Drone Strikes
On Wednesday and Thursday, the House is expected to take up consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act. Amendments will be offered to expedite military withdrawal from Afghanistan, to oppose war with Iran, to cut the military budget, and to stop "signature" drone strikes that target people without knowing who will be killed.
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Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Against War and Austerity, Hollande is Right and Obama Should Agree
Newly elected French President François Hollande is coming to the White House next week to meet with President Obama ahead of the G8 and NATO summits.
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Friday, May 04, 2012
John Brennan Should Tell the Whole Truth About the Drone Strikes
On Monday, White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan publicly addressed the U.S. use of drone strikes against suspected terrorists in countries with which the United States is not at war, like Yemen and Pakistan. The fact that Brennan publicly addressed the drone strikes is a significant improvement, long overdue.
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Wednesday, May 02, 2012
What Did We Get for 381 US Dead Since the Death of bin Laden?
President Obama went to Afghanistan and made a speech celebrating an agreement between the United States and Afghanistan.
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