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. William Kristol & Jamie Fly, Weekly Standard: Neoconservative pundit William… Continue Reading  

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Message to Iran’s Leaders: “Bend to the will of the people”

To honor Iran’s civil rights movement and the democracy activists who bravely rose up in the summer of 2009, South African nobel laureate and human rights defender Archbishop Desmond Tutu sends a message (in English and Persian) to Iran’s leaders… Continue Reading  

Suspended U.S. Military Instructor Taught Officers To Wage ‘Total War’ On Islam

By Eli Clifton and Ali Gharib via Think Progress The U.S. military is taking concrete action against an instructor, Lt. Col. Matthew A. Dooley, who taught U.S. military officers at the Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC) to wage “total war”… Continue Reading  

89% of Republicans Think Iran Nuclear Attack on Israel Likely; 63% Think Iraq Had WMD

Yes, it’s apparently true: 63% of Republicans still believe that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction when the U.S. invaded it in 2003. That, according to a remarkable new survey on foreign policy attitudes of self-identified Republicans, Democrats, and independents… Continue Reading  

When Iran gets the Bomb

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Editor’s note: While nuclear weapons are no laughing matter, the extent to which hawkish policy-focused organizations propagate alarmism about the so-called Iranian threat is hysterical (case in point). That’s why Dr. Strangeseuss couldn’t resist writing a response to the Hudson… Continue Reading