Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Michael Crowley

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08/24/15The ultimate argument in favor of the Iran deal Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/08/iran-nuclear-deal-argupolitico.com
Want to bomb Iran? Then support the nuclear deal. That’s the provocative argument coming from Obama administration officials and other backers of the deal as they promote it before a crucial vote in Congress next month.
03/29/15What to look for in an Iran nuclear dealpolitico.com
As President Barack Obama pushes to reach a nuclear deal with Iran by a Tuesday deadline, a small army of critics — from congressional Republicans to Israeli leaders to the Saudi royal family — is ready to pounce on any weaknesses to persuade Congress and the global community to turn against the pact. “They are about to make a mistake for the ages,” Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said last week.
03/18/15Israel's shield no more?politico.com
In the wake of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decisive reelection, the Obama administration is revisiting longtime assumptions about America’s role as a shield for Israel against international pressure. Angered by Netanyahu’s hard-line platform toward the Palestinians, top Obama officials would not rule out the possibility of a change in American posture at the United Nations, where the U.S. has historically fended off resolutions hostile to Israel. And despite signals from Israel suggesting that Netanyah...