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U.S. expects Iran sanctions to bear results within two months

By Ron Kampeas, JTA January 18, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration expects a significant drop in foreign dealings with the Central Bank of Iran in the next two months. U.S. officials launched a campaign to have countries that deal with Iran to comply with new sanctions as soon as...

Sudanese President Omar Bashir

Holocaust scholars urge condemnation of Libya for Sudanese leader’s visit

JTA January 16, 2012

Eighty Holocaust and genocide scholars signed a petition calling on President Obama to condemn Libya's new government for hosting a visit by Sudanese President Omar Bashir. Bashir has been indicted by the International Criminal Court for his role in the...

Editorial: After Qaddafi: The Hard Part

August 24, 2011

The 42-year reign of terror and terrorism of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi at long last seems to be coming to an end. But will that end invite a democratic transition or portend something that more closely resembles the atrocities of Qaddafi's reign?Over...

Letter to the editor: Women left out in commentary roundup

April 6, 2011

 Why I continue to be surprised when The St. Louis Jewish Light seeks community viewpoints only from men is beyond me. After all, it is 2011, not 1911; women do have the vote, are educated, own businesses, raise families and are as capable of having...

Irl Solomon

Libya mission should be focused and clear

BY IRL SOLOMON April 4, 2011

The Libya "endgame" is murky, because U.S. policy since the Libyan uprising has been murky. The Obama administration has sent multiple mixed messages about whether to engage at all, how to engage, whether to target Qaddafi or not, and even who should...

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