Iran Stockpiles Uranium, and the U.S. Turns a Blind Eye

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently reported that, over the past eighteen months, Iran has increased its supply of nuclear fuel by 20 percent. Jonathan Tobin explains:

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More about: Barack Obama, Foreign Policy, Iran, Iran nuclear program, Politics & Current Affairs

 

Political Paralysis Could Leave Israel at the Mercy of Economic Crisis

July 15 2020

With unemployment skyrocketing and the government contemplating renewed lockdowns in the face of a second wave of the coronavirus, Israeli Treasury officials have been working to craft a fiscal plan to pave the way to economic recovery. But the budget has been stalled by the rivalry between the current prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and his primary coalition partner Benny Gantz, who is scheduled to replace him in November 2021. Haviv Rettig Gur explains the impasse, and why it matters:

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More about: Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz, Coronavirus, Israeli economy, Israeli politics