Anthony Cordesman on Iran’s military forces

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Anthony Cordesman, a highly respected military and security expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), released his 4th working draft with Alexander Wilner on Iran’s military forces on June 25. The paper is part of a volume… Continue Reading  

Sniping In The Press: Disarray, Lack Of Direction On Display From Romney’s Foreign Policy Team

via Think Progress Conservative commentators and advisers to Mitt Romney’s foreign policy team have been chattering to the press a lot in the past few weeks, often on background to discuss in internal machinations over policy. The result is an… Continue Reading  

Hawks on Iran

Lobe Log publishes Hawks on Iran every Friday. Our posts highlight militaristic commentary and confrontational policy recommendations about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think tanks and pundits. Patrick Clawson and Mehdi Khalaji, WINEP: Patrick Clawson and… Continue Reading  

Experts: Military Contractors Hype Economic Costs Of Sequestration

via Think Progress Military contractors are in a full court press to prevent the automatic military spending cuts that will come into effect on January 2, 2013, an estimated $55 billion per year, if policymakers fail to avert a budget “sequester.”… Continue Reading  

Clinton On New Sanctions: Iran ‘Will Understand Even More Fully The Urgency Of The Choice They Face’

via Think Progress The new U.S. sanctions against Iran that kick in today — along with an E.U. oil embargo set to take effect Sunday — are expected to put significant pressure on an already faltering Iranian economy. The new U.S.… Continue Reading