Riedel: Israel attack on Iran a “Disaster in the Making”

Brookings fellow Bruce Riedel has an important piece at the National Interest magazine about the possibility of an Israeli attack on Iran. Riedel, who advised President Obama in the 2008 campaign and led the Afghanistan-Pakistan strategy review last year, evaluates… Continue Reading  

Pastor Hagee Cites Int’l Law Against Ahmadinejad

and Ali Gharib John Hagee’s Christians United For Israel (CUFI) has just sent out a petition demanding that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad be tried by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the crime of incitement to genocide. “The next time… Continue Reading  

Boehner Shares His (Hawkish) Views on Israel and Iran

In advance of tonight’s Oval Office address marking the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, House Republican leader John Boehner (R-OH) delivered his own speech addressing a wide-ranging set of issues, ranging from the economy to Iran. On… Continue Reading  

English Neofascist Group to be Featured at 9/11 Anti-Mosque Rally

Earlier this week, I noted that Newt Gingrich and John Bolton, both of whom had been scheduled to appear at Pamela Geller’s Sept. 11 rally in Lower Manhattan against the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque,” now appear to be getting cold… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for August 31, 2010. The Wall Street Journal: News columnist Gerald Seib has a convoluted piece on Mid East and Central Asian policy where he says that almost all the U.S.’s regional policy… Continue Reading