Bipartisan letter backs diplomacy, eschews imposing unworkable demands on Iran

March 18th, 2014

J Street applauds the 395 Members of Congress who today sent President Barack Obama a letter expressing strong bipartisan support for diplomacy with Iran. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Letter to Obama Supporting Diplomacy with Iran & Opposing New Sanctions and Similar Legislation

February 12th, 2014

WASHINGTON – 104 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives declared their strong support for robust diplomacy to resolve concerns over Iran's nuclear program, days before formal talks are set to resume in Vienna. Read More...

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A Victory for Smart Policy

February 7th, 2014

Today, we can safely say that the Menendez-Kirk Iran sanctions legislation will not be brought to a vote in the Senate at this time. Read More...

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A Victory for Diplomacy

February 3rd, 2014

Last December, in the wake of the First Step Agreement between the US, its allies and Iran on that country’s nuclear program, some of the more hawkish American forces on foreign policy decided to pursue legislation to impose further sanctions on Iran. The new bill, in short, was designed to kill the talks. J Street and a host of other organizations went to work immediately to rescue the chances of a negotiated resolution to the Iran nuclear crisis. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes President's Commitments on Israel and Iran

January 29th, 2014

J Street welcomes statements in President Obama's State of the Union address highlighting diplomacy as the way to defuse conflicts across the Middle East - and particularly his commitment to pursue a diplomatic solution to the Iran nuclear crisis if possible and to press forwards with efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read More...

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