Report: Majority Of Israeli Defense Chiefs Oppose Attack On Iran

via Think Progress Among Israel’s former top security officials, a growing consensus has emerged over the past several months that a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities would be counterproductive to Israeli interests. Yesterday, former Israeli spy chief Meir Dagan emphasized… Continue Reading  

Tomgram: Nick Turse, Hot Drone-On-Drone Action

Posted by Tom Dispatch [Note for TomDispatch Readers: Today, you are witnessing the birth of a TomDispatch experiment.  Nick Turse and I are launching Dispatch Books, our own little publishing venture (and adventure), with our initial e-book, Terminator Planet: The… Continue Reading  

Former Top Israeli Spy Chief: Attacking Iran ‘Could Accelerate The Procurement Of The Bomb’

via Think Progress The former chief of Israel’s vaunted Mossad spy agency, Meir Dagan, has already said that he thinks “an attack on Iran before you’re exploring all other approaches is not the right way to do it.” He has spelled… Continue Reading  

House Amendment Demands Report On ‘Consequences Of A Military Strike Against Iran’

via Think Progress Many of Washington’s more hawkish voices have sought to downplay or drown out discussions about a possible military attack on Iran’s nuclear program. Even as the Obama administration has kept all options on the table regarding iran’s nuclear… Continue Reading  

Romney To Meet With Right-Wing Billionaire Sheldon Adelson

via Think Progress Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his family are unafraid of using their money in politics. They purportedly gave $20 million to Newt Gingrich’s failed run for the Republican presidential nomination — and reportedly weighed an astounding $100 million donation. But… Continue Reading