Is Israel’s “threat” to attack Iran really a bluff?

Reposted with Gary Sick’s permission By Gary Sick Every few months we hear rumors and seemingly informed speculation that Israel is about to attack Iran. The most senior Israeli security experts say such an attack would not only be foolish… Continue Reading  

Israel Project Covers Up Ties With Iran-Focused Media Organization ‘Réalité-EU’

also by Ali Gharib Posted with permission of Think Progress The Washington- and Jerusalem-based pro-Israel lobby organization The Israel Project (TIP) claims to be dedicated to “get(ting) facts about Israel and the Middle East to press, public officials and the… Continue Reading  

The Baer Facts: Not “by the book”, buy the book!

Former CIA operations officer Robert Baer is in the headlines–again. He’s predicting an Israeli attack on Iran–again. And he’s promoting one of his books–again. Continue Reading  

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Washington’s No-Friends Franchise

How Not to Make Friends in the Greater Middle East Washington’s Singular Accomplishment By Tom Engelhardt Reprinted with permission of TomDispatch.com In the method, there is madness; in the comedy, nightmare; in the tragedy, farce. And despite everything, there’s still good news… Continue Reading  

Discredited WSJ Op-Ed Writer Sees Liberal Conspiracy In The U.S. Intelligence Community On Iran

Posted with permission of Think Progress This morning, the neoconservative opinion page of the Wall Street Journal published a little-known former intelligence analyst making claims of a vast left-wing conspiracy in the U.S. intelligence community to cover up Iran’s alleged… Continue Reading