JTA Cites FPI-led Letter to Congress on Iran

In "Obama to Congress: Now Isn’t the Time for New Iran Sanctions," JTA reports:

President Obama urged Congress not to pass new Iran sanctions as jockeying continued among groups that favor and oppose the sanctions.


A group backing sanctions, the Foreign Policy Initiative, has a letter signed by a number of hawkish foreign policy figures, including some preeminent in the Jewish community, among these Josh Block, who directs the Israel Project, and Elliott Abrams, a deputy national security adviser under President George W. Bush, and John Podhoretz, who edits Commentary.

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