Category Ben Perlmutter

United States and Japan: Kill the Death Penalty!

By Ben Perlmutter This summer, the Islamic State filled headlines across the world for its filmed decapitation of American and European journalists and aid workers. President Obama called the beheading of American journalist James Foley “an act of violence that shocks the conscience.”[1] While the Islamic State’s beheadings are undoubtedly morally evil, similar affronts to human dignity are occurring […]

Moving Forward on Iran

By: Ben Perlmutter In November 2013 the United States and rest of the P5+1—Great Britain, France, China, Russia, and Germany—reached an interim nuclear agreement with Iran. The agreement freezes the Iranian nuclear program for six months, starting this past January. In the interim agreement, Iran has agreed to temporarily stop enriching uranium past five percent, […]


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