A discussion about the state of the party, as presidential debate season kicks off
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Demanding capitulation from Tehran is a recipe for disaster
The Trump administration keeps deliberately raising tensions with Iran, risking conflict.
The president should scroll through his old tweets, rather than listening to John Bolton.
Trump administration officials discuss plans to deploy 120,000 troops to the Middle East amidst rising tensions in the Persian Gulf.
This law is always being invoked in order to threaten political opponents, showing how it violates free speech protections.
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Does the Trump administration think it can wage war in Iran without congressional approval? Mike Pompeo won't say.
And Iran looks to reciprocate.
Trump Is Continuing Obama's Opposition to Other Countries' Anti-Gay Laws. This, Somehow, Has LGBT Leaders Angry
President George W. Bush was once attacked by the same people for rejecting the very same policy.
Marzieh Hashemi's family was largely kept in the dark during her detention.
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The president's bluster is harmful for America.
If the president does want to lower oil prices, he could push Congress to expand domestic oil production.
Sadly, the consequences of sanctions are not limited to the football pitch.
Tariffs and import restrictions are the equivalent of putting sanctions on your own country.
Mike Pompeo's "plan B" is reckless and dangerous.
Lots of administration official log-rolling in The Final Year, but little actual analysis
Iran has the ability, and now the incentive, to wreak havoc on Americans and American objectives in neighboring Iraq and Afghanistan.
If your "signature achievements" are done by executive power alone, they might as well be written in pencil.
The move pisses off America's allies, and makes military confrontation with Iran more likely.
Reason editors assess Rudy Giuliani's media tour, make bets about Iran policy, and gently suggest that some economic policies in Seattle may be suboptimal.
Ending the deal would clear the way for Iran's nuclear weapons program and increase the likelihood of war.
Pompeo says he's learned a lesson about American interventions in the Middle East, but can he be trusted?
Non-interventionists, consider yourselves repudiated.
U.S. presidents like to go looking for dragons to slay.
"Millions of Iranians...don't want to live under a corrupt clerical fascist state" says Bloomberg's Eli Lake. Are the Islamic Republic's days finally numbered?
Instead of arguing about media coverage and posturing about partisan reactions, maybe focus on sanctions and refugee policy?
The Senate would lose an authoritarian who wants to crack down on immigrants and fight the drug war. But he's also a hawk in favor of foreign interventions.
This week's show covers the Iran nuclear deal, threats to the First Amendment, the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and Trump's latest moves on health care.
Democrats put Iran deal at risk to score points on Russia.