Romney Calls On Obama To Adopt A Syria Strategy Administration Has Already Reportedly Adopted

via Think Progress After a massacre of civilians on Friday night in Syria — including dozens of children — which the U.N. strongly hinted was perpetrated by government forces, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney blamed the Obama administration for not taking… Continue Reading  


Globalizing the Global War on Terror By Andrew J. Bacevich Posted by Tom Dispatch As he campaigns for reelection, President Obama periodically reminds audiences of his success in terminating the deeply unpopular Iraq War.  With fingers crossed for luck, he vows… 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  

Is a deal likely on Iran’s nuclear programme?

Hans Blix, Trita Parsi, Hooman Majd and Lawrence Korb discuss the ongoing negotiations between the P5+1 and Iran on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story Americas.

Certain members of Congress want to make this illegal

AFP reports that Iran and the U.S. had a brief “chat” during the Baghdad talks: Iran’s lead nuclear negotiator had a rare “chat” with the head of the US delegation after talks between Tehran and world powers over the Islamic… Continue Reading