Nouriel Roubini warns military conflict with Iran could cause global recession

This week renowned economist Nouriel Roubini told the Associated Press that a military conflict with Iran could lead to a global recession. Roubini was interviewed at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland: “We live in a world where… Continue Reading  

Iran Hawk Watch

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics, Lobe Log publishes Iran Hawk Watch 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.… Continue Reading  

Slavin: Israeli pressure results in “unprecedented” EU sanctions against Iran

Frequent IPS News contributor Barbara Slavin writes: The decision Monday by the European Union to phase out purchases of Iranian oil by Jul. 1 is timed to U.S. legislation that has the same deadline for sanctions against foreign banks that… Continue Reading  

Gingrich Fabricates Facts To Smear Obama As Weak Ally To Israel

Republished by arrangement with Think Progress ormer House Speaker Newt Gingrich was on the offense at last night’s NBC News Debate attacking Mitt Romney’s past at Bain Capital and President Obama’s economic and foreign policy record. But in an attack… Continue Reading  

If you are interested in Israel’s security, oppose military action against Iran

J Street, the Washington-based “Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace” advocacy group, has produced a video compilation of quotes by Israel-focused security analysts and officials who oppose overt Israeli military action against Iran.