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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Thursday, October 03, 2013
This Week, Let's Help Burlington Kill the $1.5 Trillion F-35 Taxpayer Ripoff
This Week, Let's Help Burlington Kill the $1.5 Trillion F-35 Taxpayer Ripoff by Robert Naiman We have just a week left to help Burlington, Vermont kill the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter , the biggest taxpayer ripoff in human history.
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Friday, September 13, 2013
You Can Beat City Hall: How We Stopped the US Bombing of Syria
When a group of people have been struggling for a long time to do something very hard, and they finally win a significant victory, it's good to take some time to reflect. It's good to take time to reflect because it's always good to celebrate victories, and the more rare they are, the more important it is to celebrate them. But it's also good to take time to reflect because we might learn something that will help us win more victories in the future.
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
With War Off the Table, It’s Time for Syria Ceasefire, Negotiations, and Talking to Iran
The world has fundamentally changed since August 21. It's time for a fundamental change in U.S. policy towards Syria and Iran.
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Friday, August 30, 2013
162 Representatives, Including 64 Democrats, Call for Debate & Vote Before War With Syria
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Monday, August 26, 2013
President Obama: Don't Strike Syria Without Congressional Approval
On Sunday, Republican Sen. Bob Corker and Rep.
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Thursday, August 22, 2013
President Obama, Commute Manning's Sentence to Time Served
On August 21, U.S. citizen Bradley Manning (who on Wednesday announced publicly he would, going forward, prefer to be regarded as a woman and called Chelsea) was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified information to the public about the killing of civilians in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; drone strikes in Yemen; torture in Guantanamo, Iraq, and Egypt; the coup in Honduras; corruption in Tunisia, the U.S.
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Monday, August 19, 2013
If We Cut Aid to Egypt's Military, Would We Die?
If you're not following the debate about whether U.S. aid to Egypt's military should be cut—as required by multiple, clear-cut U.S. laws—in the wake of the military coup that overthrew Egypt's democratically elected President and the subsequent predictable massacres by the Egyptian military of people protesting against the coup, you're missing a great opportunity to learn about how U.S.
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Thursday, August 15, 2013
Amend or Repeal the Espionage Act To Protect Journalists and Whistle-blowers
Isn't it high time to amend or repeal the Espionage Act of 1917 so that it can't be used to charge whistle-blowers or journalists with "aiding the enemy"?
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Monday, July 08, 2013
Operation Exodus: The Snowden Accompaniment Flytilla to Political Asylum in Venezuela
On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that Venezuela would offer political asylum to NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden .
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Saturday, July 06, 2013
Cut Off U.S. Aid to Egypt? It’s Not Just a Good Idea, It’s the Law
There has been a military coup in Egypt, overthrowing the democratically elected President. By law, the U.S. must cut off aid to Egypt until a democratically elected government has taken office.
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