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Robert Naiman

Robert Naiman is Policy Director at Just Foreign Policy. Mr. Naiman edits the Just Foreign Policy daily news summary and writes on US foreign policy at Huffington Post. He is president of the board of Truthout. 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.

Politics

US House to vote on cutting Pentagon budget

As US politicians debate how to cut the deficit, lobby groups are pushing for a decrease in military spending.

Politics

President Obama: The prudence of following Hollande's lead

When it comes to the War in Afghanistan and austerity, Obama should take a leaf out of the new French President's book.

Politics

Welcome to Palestine: 'Even prisoners are allowed visits'

Even Jews can be barred by Israel from travelling to Bethlehem - for the thought crime of supporting Palestinian rights.

Politics

Keith Ellison and Walter Jones stand up for diplomatic engagement with Iran

The same person who renamed "french fries" "freedom fries" is now pushing for diplomatic engagement with Iran.

Politics

Does AIPAC want war?

If a bill pushed by Lieberman passes, it could give the US "political authorisation for military force" against Iran.

Politics

The New York Times misleading public on Iran

The paper has made faulty allegations about Iran's nuclear programme without running proper corrections.

Opinion

Stop the Afghanistan war for the holidays

President Obama should announce an offensive ceasefire in Afghanistan during winter holidays, and urge others to join.

Opinion

Will the media let Ron Paul question US foreign policy?

Republican candidate Ron Paul, unlike other members of his party, is critical of US support for Israel.

Politics

Can GOP sanctions on Europe tank the economy?

Sanctioning European countries for buying Iranian oil will hurt the United States, too.

Politics

War-weary Republicans rebuke Romney

More conservatives are shifting their positions on Iraq, Afghanistan, and military spending.

Politics

Saving lives - and billions - in Afghanistan

The Merkley amendment to withdraw troops will save American lives and money - and it's in line with public opinion.

Politics

Ron Paul can win the Iowa caucus

With 13,111 new peace voters, Ron Paul can win the Iowa caucus which will shape the national media coverage.