Hawks on Iran

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics, Lobe Log publishes “Hawks on Iran” 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  

Taking Uncle Sam for a Ride

How Pakistan Makes Washington Pay for the Afghan War By Dilip Hiro Posted by Tom Dispatch The following ingredients should go a long way to produce a political thriller. Mr. M, a jihadist in an Asian state, has emerged as… Continue Reading  

The Times and Taqiyya: Newspaper of Record Thin on Sourcing For Islamic Scholarship

On Saturday, the New York Times published an analytical piece looking at Iran’s statements about its nuclear program, and whether the Iranian leadership might eventually take steps to develop a bomb. Featured centrally in the story were Iranian leaders’ religious… Continue Reading  

Hawks on Iran

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics, Lobe Log publishes “Hawks on Iran” 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  

Why Washington’s Iran Policy Could Lead to Global Disaster

What History Should Teach Us About Blockading Iran By Juan Cole Posted by Tom Dispatch It’s a policy fierce enough to cause great suffering among Iranians — and possibly in the long run among Americans, too.  It might, in the… Continue Reading