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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Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Democrats Blast Schumer Threat to Kill Iran Deal
Democratic constituency groups opposed to war with Iran are furious that New York Democrat and Senate Minority Leader "heir apparent" Chuck Schumer is threatening to scuttle the possibility of a diplomatic agreement with Iran by supporting legislation - the Corker bill - that would allow...
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Monday, March 30, 2015
Rumor Control: Contra NYT, Iran Didn't Renege on Shipping Uranium
US, European, and Iranian negotiators are working against a self-imposed Tuesday deadline to secure a "framework agreement" which will outline the parameters of a comprehensive agreement to be achieved by June on international limitation and supervision of Iran's nuclear program and the lifting of...
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Will Democrats Back Obama's UN Push for Two States in Israel-Palestine?
The Obama Administration has broadcast that since Benjamin Netanyahu announced that there will never be a Palestinian state so long as Netanyahu remains Prime Minister of Israel, the US may end its policy of blocking consideration of the Israel-Palestine conflict at the United Nations Security...
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Monday, March 16, 2015
Opposing Two States, Netanyahu Unmasks GOP-Likud Agenda of Fake Diplomacy
Congressional Republicans who are trying to blow up U.S.-European diplomacy with Iran would desperately like Americans to believe that they have some alternative besides war to the Administration's multilateral efforts to reach a diplomatic agreement with Iran. If any fair-minded man or woman who...
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Friday, March 13, 2015
Will the 47 Diplomacy Saboteurs Have Democratic Enablers?
Democrats have been outraged by 47 Senate Republicans ostentatiously trying to blow up negotiations with Iran with their "open letter" to Iranian leaders - essentially begging Iranian hardliners to blow up the talks on the Republicans' behalf. Senate historians could find no precedent for the party...
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Tuesday, March 03, 2015
For Peace, We Must Defeat Netanyahu on Iran Diplomacy
Peace and justice advocates in the U.S. are fighting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his U.S. amen corner on two fronts. The first front is the fight over Iran diplomacy, which Netanyahu is trying to blow up. The second front is the fight for justice for the Palestinians. One front is on the...
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Friday, February 20, 2015
Red Badge of Courage: 37 Dems Publicly Break with Netanyahu's Tirade for War
A recent CNN poll found that four out of five Democratic voters oppose the Israeli Prime Minister's planned March 3 tirade to Congress against diplomacy. Thursday morning, twenty-three House Democrats did something about it. They sent a letter calling on House Speaker John Boehner to postpone...
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Friday, January 30, 2015
Rep. Keith Ellison: Postpone Bibi's Speech to Congress
If you're anywhere to the left of Thomas Friedman (he's with us now, in case you didn't get the memo) on the issue of the relationship between the U.S. and Israel, now would be a strategic time to engage. We have a world-historical opportunity right now to help change the game in Washington on how...
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Saturday, January 10, 2015
Rand Paul: Kicking Palestinians is a Freebie
People who are still sure that Rand Paul offers a meaningful alternative to Hillary as far as excessively zealous support for the Empire is concerned may need to install the latest version of the software. This week, Senator Paul introduced legislation to cut off U.S. aid to the Palestinians unless...
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Thursday, January 01, 2015
In 2015, Let’s Not Punish the Palestinians for Joining the ICC
A proposed New Year's Resolution: in 2015, let's not punish the Palestinians for joining the International Criminal Court . No doubt some Members of Congress - presumably, the ones who aren't busy resigning for felony tax evasion or defending themselves for schmoozing with white supremacists - will...
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