The last minute nuclear agreement worked out in Geneva on Sunday between Iran and the six-powers group is an important first step and merits the support of all progressive, peace-minded people.
Events in recent days between Israel and the Hamas-led government in Gaza show the danger of Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu's refusal to work seriously toward the resolution of Palestinian grievances.
While Romney's camp calls his trip "a great success," it appears to have been anything but successful. In a trip that should have been a breeze, he has succeeded in angering our closest ally, as well as liberals and conservatives alike.
A fascinating drama took place in the U.S. House of Representatives last week, as the Republican leadership refused to allow a vote on an amendment to the 2013 Defense Authorization Act.