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Wednesday, April 23, 2014   3:20 GMT



Many More Snakes Than Ladders for U.S. Policy in 2014
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 3 Jan (IPS) - If U.S. President Barack Obama conceived his foreign policy prospects for 2014 as a popular childs board game, the snakes he will have to jump over significantly outnumber the ladders that can propel him to success.
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Iran Sanctions Bill Big Test of Israel Lobby Power
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 21 Dec (IPS) - This weeks introduction by a bipartisan group of 26 senators of a new sanctions bill against Iran could result in the biggest test of the political clout of the Israel lobby here in decades.
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Syrious Paralysis on Pennsylvania Avenue
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 20 Dec (IPS) - Three months after averting a military strike against Syria with a last-minute deal to deprive it of its chemical weapons arsenal, U.S. policy toward the world's most violent conflict appears increasingly at sea.
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Guantanamo Transfers Hint at Momentum Towards Closure
Ramy Srour
WASHINGTON, 16 Dec (IPS) - The U.S. government announced Monday it has repatriated two Saudi detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay prison, less than two weeks after two Algerian detainees were likewise sent back to their home country.
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U.S. Still Playing Catch-up in Asia
John Feffer
WASHINGTON, 10 Dec (IPS) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up his finger-wagging tour of Asia on Friday, with a busy week of lecturing the Chinese, trying to get the South Koreans and Japanese to play nice with one another, and damning North Korea with faint praise for releasing an 85-year-old American after more than a month of detention.
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Free Expression Another Casualty of Sanctions
Ramy Srour
WASHINGTON, 6 Dec (IPS) - Aliakbar Salehi is a former member of the Iranian parliament and an internet freedom and human rights advocate now living in Washington, DC. In 2006, he was arrested and jailed by the Iranian government for urging human rights reforms.
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Iran Deal Look Safe from Lawmakers Attack for Now
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 5 Dec (IPS) - Ten days after the signing in Geneva of a groundbreaking deal on Irans nuclear programme, the agreement appears safe from any serious attack by the strongly pro-Israel U.S. Congress, at least for the balance of 2013.
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Where Is the Global Economy Heading?
Johan Galtung
WASHINGTON, 4 Dec (IPS) - In a passage in Charles Darwins The Voyage of the Beagle, he condemns an egalitarian native people at the tip of South America to remain primitive.
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Public, Elite See U.S. Power in Decline
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 4 Dec (IPS) - For the first time since the end of the Vietnam War, both the U.S. public and the foreign policy elite see Washington as playing a less important and powerful role in the world than it did a decade before, according to the latest quadrennial survey released here Tuesday by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Pew Research Centre.
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From Tehran to Tokyo, U.S. Geo-Strategic Shifts in Motion
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON, 29 Nov (IPS) - From the Middle East to the East China Sea, the last weeks events have offered a particularly vivid example of the much-heralded shift in foreign policy priorities under the administration of President Barack Obama.
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