How Neocons Helped Create Trump

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by Jim Lobe Prominent neoconservatives, led by Bill Kristol, have played leading roles in trying to block Trump’s nomination or repeal it somehow. They’ve lined up fellow-neocons to sign letters opposing his election and/or declining to serve under him should… Continue Reading  

The Wrong Messengers for Erdogan

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by Jim Lobe One of my great frustrations in watching the neoconservatives for so much time has been the willingness of so many sensible and truly liberal (in the best sense of the world) individuals to give them a legitimacy… Continue Reading  

Neocons Still Demanding Regime Change in Iran

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	Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric Edelman conducts a Pentagon press briefing on Missile Defense on April 3, 2007.  DoD photo by Helene C. Stikkel.  (Released)

by Jim Lobe The Israeli political leadership, with some notable exceptions, appears to have reduced its all-out efforts to derail the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between the P5+1 and Iran in hopes of cadging a new 10-year, $50-billion… Continue Reading  

The Disappearing Prince of Darkness

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by Jim Lobe Where is Richard Perle? His virtually total absence from the Iran nuclear debate over the past two years was perhaps one of the most remarkable features of the whole controversy. Ubiquitous in the major media in the… Continue Reading  

Lindsey Graham Blames Iran For 9/11 Attacks

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham from South Carolina is visiting Iowa with other Republicans who are considering a presidential run in the 2016 election. 3/7/2015 Photo by John Pemble

by Eli Clifton Over the past week, Republican opposition to the Iran deal has devolved considerably. Senate Republicans spent the week in chaos, raising uncertainty about whether their measure of disapproval would even reach a key procedural vote (Senators agreed… Continue Reading