All Articles on Trump Administration

Trump pulling out of the JCPOA. (Photo: Creative Commons) Views
Narrative on Iran Defective at Its Core
The Iran nuclear deal was perhaps the best hope for allaying Iran’s territorial fears and convincing a skeptical international community that Iran has no intention of commencing a nuclear arms race despite being subjected to repeated hostilities.
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"Trump’s insistence that that the agreement is somehow advantageous to Iran and would allow it to develop nuclear weapons is completely ludicrous." (Photo: AP/Carolyn Kaster) Views
Trump’s Dangerous Abrogation of the Iran Deal
The “threat” from Iran is that it is a regional power that has dared to challenge the United States’ hegemonic ambitions in the greater Middle East.
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"A war with Iran is not likely to play well with the American public at large or even with Trump’s base, the majority of whom believed him when he said he wouldn’t repeat the mistake of launching yet another Mideast war." (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Make No Mistake: Trump Is Paving the Way For War with Iran
The decision to violate and withdraw from the Iran anti-nuclear deal is one of the most dangerous foreign policy blunders in recent memory.
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"Trump’s emphasis on what he terms “America First” is anything but that." (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc) Views
The End of US National Interest
The damage Trump is inflicting on U.S. security and global standing may well prove irreparable.
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"At the center of that vortex of corruption lies the president and his family, the man whose taxes remain an American mystery and who couldn’t even get them in on time this year." (Photo: Defending Our Future/Twitter) Views
Swamping the Drain in Washington
Washington has been and remains a swamp in every sense of the word.
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"In March, the Trump administration proposed a new rule to collect social media handles, including user IDs, from everyone applying for a non-immigrant visa to come to the U.S., around 14.7 million people." (Photo: Pinterest) Views
Tourists, Beware: Trump Administration Wants Your Social Media Handles Before You Travel
Such scrutiny will affect people coming to the U.S. for work, for business, for tourism, or simply to visit family.
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"The intent of the attack was to make a statement without making a difference." (Photo: Hassan Ammar / AP) Views
Trump Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ on Syria Attacks — But Whose Mission?
The swamp refuses to be drained.
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"Trump most likely knows Bolton from Fox News, where the mustachioed chicken hawk appears regularly to drop rhetorical bombs in support of dropping literal bombs." (Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr) Views
Get Ready for Bush 2.0
The president once distanced himself from the Bush legacy. Now he's brought back the architects of its darkest moments.
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'Tip of the Iceberg': Watchdog Files Ethics Complaints Targeting 30 Lobbyists in Trump Administration
One expert estimates that "the real number of potential violations is fourfold."
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As Trump Fights to Kill Chemical Safety Rule, Workers Injured as Massive Explosion Rocks Texas Chemical Plant
The EPA was in court on Friday to defend against its decision to delay implementation of federal regulations that aim to prevent this type of disaster
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