Jim Lobe

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Name: Jim Lobe
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Despite New Pledges, Aid to Figh...

By Jim LobeWashington — Despite mounting pledges of assistance, the continuing spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is outpacing regional and international efforts to stop it, according to world leaders and global health experts."We are not ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear deal with Iran likely to enhance US regional leverage

A successful agreement on Iran's nuclear programme could significantly enhance US leverage and influence throughout the Greater Middle East, according to a new report, "Iran and Its Neighbors: Regional Implications for US Policy of a Nuclear Agreement," ... [Published Helsinki Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Ground Troops Possible in Anti-ISIS Battle

WASHINGTON (IPS) - U.S. combat troops may be deployed against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) if the strategy announced by President Barack Obama last week fails to make substantial progress against the radical Sunni group, Washington’s top ... [Published Final Call - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nuclear Deal with Iran Likely to Enhance U.S. Regional Leverage

Asia-Pacific , Global Geopolitics , Headlines , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , Middle East & North Africa , North America , Nuclear Energy - Nuclear Weapons , PeaceWASHINGTON, Sep 18 2014 (IPS) - A successful agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme could ... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Iran, Nuclear, United States
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

POLL: U.S. MAJORITY STILL SUPPORTS ACTIVE ROLE IN WORLD AFFAIRS

Jim LobeInter Press Service English News Wire09-16-2014WASHINGTON, Sep. 15, 2014 (IPS/GIN) - Despite elite concerns about growing isolationism in the U.S. electorate, nearly six in 10 citizens believe Washington should take an active part in world affairs, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Ground Troops Possible in Anti-ISIS Battle

Armed Conflicts , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Humanitarian Emergencies , Middle East & North Africa , Migration & Refugees , North America , ReligionGeneral Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Credit: DoD/public ... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Declining Majority Still Supports “Active” U.S. Role in World Affairs

Armed Conflicts , Global , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , Humanitarian Emergencies , IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse , North America , PeaceNavy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeoffrey Keever is bathed in blue light as he writes ... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Obamas anti- "Islamic State" strategy met with skepticism

WASHINGTON  — President Barack Obama’s new strategy to "degrade, and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State is being met with widespread skepticism among both hawks and doves, as well as regional specialists.While Congress is expected to acquiesce, if ... [Published Arab American News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

US neo-cons, hawks fail to gain traction on Iraq

By Jim LobeWASHINGTON - Despite their ubiquity on television talk shows and newspaper op-ed pages, neo-conservatives and other hawks who propelled the US into war in Iraq 11 years ago are falling short in their efforts to persuade the public and Congress ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Open-Ended War on ISIS Brings Neoconservatives Back to Stage

President Obama’s new war on ISIS is bringing back some old names and faces from the George W. Bush years, especially as the war appears to be expanding into Syria. Though the neoconservative vision failed miserably in Iraq after the 2003 invasion ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obama mulling broader strikes against ISIS?

Last week's video-taped beheading of a US journalist by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has spurred renewed calls for President Barack Obama to broaden Washington's military efforts to strike the terrorist group, including in Syria.The most ... [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Netanyahu Compares ISIS to Hamas: A Mysterious Equation

by Jim LobeEarlier today the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel tweeted a visual message comparing ISIS (the Islamic State) to Hamas with an accompanying screenshot from the video of American photojournalist James Foley’s gruesome execution. The PM’s ... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 22 2014]

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Despite New Pledges, Aid to Figh... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 26 2014]
Nuclear deal with Iran likely to enhance US reg... [Published Helsinki Times - Sep 25 2014]
U.S. Ground Troops Possible in Anti-ISIS Battle [Published Final Call - Sep 24 2014]
Nuclear Deal with Iran Likely to Enhance U.S. R... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 18 2014]
POLL: U.S. MAJORITY STILL SUPPORTS ACTIVE ROLE ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 17 2014]
U.S. Ground Troops Possible in Anti-ISIS Battle [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 17 2014]
Declining Majority Still Supports “Active” U.S.... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 16 2014]
Obamas anti- "Islamic State" strategy met with ... [Published Arab American News - Sep 12 2014]
Global Commission Urges Decriminalisation of Dr... [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 10 2014]
Iraq: ISIS Carrying Out Ethnic Cleansing on “Hi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
US neo-cons, hawks fail to gain traction on Iraq [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 29 2014]
Obama’s Open-Ended War on ISIS Brings Neoconser... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 28 2014]
Obama mulling broader strikes against ISIS? [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 28 2014]
Pro-opposition gestures 'unlikely' to change US... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 23 2014]
Netanyahu Compares ISIS to Hamas: A Mysterious ... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 22 2014]
Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citi... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Jul 18 2014]
Why didn’t ADL poll anti-Semitic stereotypes he... [Published Mondoweiss - May 20 2014]
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Iraq: ISIS Carrying Out Ethnic Cleansing on “Hi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, Sep 3 2014 (IPS) - While the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama ponders broader actions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Amnesty International ...
Obama’s Open-Ended War on ISIS Brings Neoconser... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 28 2014]
President Obama’s new war on ISIS is bringing back some old names and faces from the George W. Bush years, especially as the war appears to be expanding into Syria. Though the neoconservative vision failed miserably in Iraq after the 2003 invasion ...
Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citi... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Jul 18 2014]
Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey   by Jim Lobe –  Via LobeLog, IPS Blogosphere*   Sixty-one percent of the American public prefers a deal permitting Iran to continue limited uranium enrichment and imposing intrusive inspections ...
Why didn’t ADL poll anti-Semitic stereotypes he... [Published Mondoweiss - May 20 2014]
Noah Feldman The ADL report on global anti-Semitism is getting a lot of negative reviews. A central question is, Why didn’t the Anti-Defamation League survey Israelis on their anti-Semitic beliefs when it was traveling the world to survey people ...
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