On the Bunker Buster Transfer to Israel

On Eli Lake’s ‘Daily Beast’ article on the Obama administration’s transfer of bunker buster bombs to Israel a few months after it took power in January 2009, Ali has helpfully added to the story on the thinkprogress security blog by… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for Sept. 19 – 22 Commentary: While most of the U.S. celebrated the release of the remaining two U.S. hikers imprisoned in Iran after they illegally entered the country, American Enterprise Institute scholar… Continue Reading  

FBI Library And Online Training Resources Stocked With Islamophobic Material

Posted by arrangement with Think Progress Spencer Ackerman’s reports on Islamophobic training sessions at the Federal Bureau of Investigation have sent the Bureau into damage control mode. On Thursday, the FBI held a conference call with Muslim civil rights groups… Continue Reading  

Clinton Links Perry’s Views On Israel To ‘Some Of The More Militant Settler Groups’

Posted by arrangement with Think Progress Speaking on MSNBC this morning, former President Bill Clinton said GOP presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry (TX) may well believe that Israel in entitled to keep the occupied Palestinian West Bank because of a… Continue Reading  

From a Transformational Candidate to a One-Term President

Obama 2008

By Reza Sanati While it is thoroughly in the realm of the possible that in facing a mundane Republican establishment Barak Obama would retain the US presidency, equally probable is a scenario that his administration would face a sluggish, uneventful… Continue Reading