Hardliners in Washington, including prominent congressional Democrats, are hard at work attempting to scuttle a nuclear deal between the United States and Iran.
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Israel's attack on the unarmed flotilla last weekend could be a "Kent State moment." When white middle-class students were gunned down on a college campus, it woke up a whole new segment of American society to police killings of minority students. Similarly, while the Israeli military has been killing Arab civilians for years, now that they have attacked European and American peace activists it has created a whole new dynamic.
While Congress fiddles with legislation, Iraq burns. The price for this political theater, guest columnist Zia Mian writes, will be paid by Iraqis.
The new Congress faces a stark choice: war with Iran or a regional peace deal involving Israel, Palestine, Iraq, and Syria.
After January 3, the Democrats will have to do something about Iraq. Early signs are not positive, unless the anti-war movement kicks it up a notch.