By Ali Gharib
Neoconservatives, despite their appreciable influence on President George W. Bush’s administration, have never numbered very many people. By forming tactical alliances and associations with groups like evangelical Christians and hardline nationalists to promote their policy goals, neocons became a powerful faction in Washington, D.C., especially after the 9/11 attacks. Now, with their influence clearly on the wane, some neocons seem to be trying to forge what might be their most unexpected alliance yet—with environmentalists. Read full story.
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Obama Pressured to Back Off Iraq Withdrawal
By Gareth Porter (Inter Press Service)
Some question whether the Obama administration will follow through with its campaign promise to quickly get U.S. troops out of Iraq. Read full story.
Pundits Debate the Inevitability of Nuclear Iran
By Ali Gharib (Inter Press Service)
It seems increasingly unlikely to happen, a U.S. strike against Iran’s nuclear infrastructure is still a hot topic of discussion. Read full story.
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