Is the United States’ Iran Policy Incoherent?

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This past week, a couple of articles have been published that hint at the central incoherence of the United States’ Iran policy. The arguments are not necessarily new, but they show in concrete terms how the stated objective of US… Continue Reading  

Former top State Department Official: Diplomacy is the best tool for Iran

Nicholas Burns, the Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs during the George W. Bush administration, has surprised observers with a strong argument for the United States to do everything it can to avoid war with Iran. In his latest Boston Globe column, Burns… Continue Reading  

Playing the Terror Card against Iran Enriching Uranium

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The 6 August issue of the Wall Street Journal contained a disturbing article on Iran by Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren. It was disturbing not because Oren presented reasoned evidence that Iran’s leaders have decided to use… Continue Reading  

Colin Kahl: Israel threats to strike Iran not “merely bluffing”

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In an interview with Al-Monitor‘s Laura Rozen, the Obama Administration’s former top Pentagon mideast advisor, Colin Kahl, explains why he isn’t writing off Israel’s latest threats about Iran from key decision-makers Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak as mere saber-rattling: Al-Monitor: Why… Continue Reading  

Please exhale: Israel is not going to attack Iran

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via Gary’s Choices By Gary Sick Every few months there is a concocted “crisis” involving suggestions that Israel is just on the verge of attacking Iran. This cycle started almost a decade ago, and it has repeated itself roughly annually,… Continue Reading