Foxman: Opposed to collective punishment in Israel, for it in Iran

On his blog, journalist and filmmaker Max Blumenthal alerts us to a video from David Sheen that shows the young Israeli journalist interviewing Abe Foxman, the head of the Anti-Defamation League. The discussion is remarkable for Foxman’s unsettled reaction — to… Continue Reading  

Israel and Iran’s Shared Policy of Nuclear Ambiguity

Israeli blogger Noam Sheizaf has conducted an interesting interview with Israeli historical researcher and expert on Israel’s nuclear policy, Avner Cohen. Cohen’s latest book, The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel’s Bargain with the Bomb,  addresses the origins of Israel’s nuclear strategy and… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 29, 2010. The National Interest: Ted Galen Carpenter writes that while the Obama administration has said it wants to use diplomacy to bring an end to Iran’s nuclear program, Washington’s negotiating… Continue Reading  

Obama’s latest offer to Iran revealed

Even though Iran has yet to respond to an invitation for the P5+1 talks that are now only a few weeks away, officials in the Obama administration are leaking details to the New York Times of an offer that could… Continue Reading  

Jewish Journal: Jeffrey Goldberg “Maintains the Dignity” of Pre-Iraq War Reporting

Jewish Journal’s Danielle Berrin’s profile of Jeffrey Goldberg is well worth a read for those who want to do a little armchair psychology on Goldberg. It provides no shortage of material for analyzing his views with nuggets like this: Both of his… Continue Reading