The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for September 10. The Washington Post: The Post’s editorial board writes that while sanctions have constricted the Iranian economy, the White House “has yet to produce tangible results” in bringing Iran into compliance… Continue Reading  

WSJ-Asia Cheers Tightening Iran Sanctions

According to The Wall Street Journal Asia’s editorial board, newly announced cooperation from Japan and South Korea on enforcing UN sanctions against Iran “is worth cheering.” The editorial board attributed South Korea’s cooperation on sanctions to its “growing up as… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for September 9. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Golnaz Esfandiari reports for RFE/RL, a U.S. Congress-funded international broadcaster, that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, are increasingly at odds.… Continue Reading  

Jon Stewart’s Take on Koran Burning and Islamophobia

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Weekend at Burnies www.thedailyshow.com

Obama Offers Lukewarm Endorsement of Linkage

Earlier today, President Barack Obama told a group of Jewish leaders that resolving tensions between Israel and its Arab neighbors would increase Iran’s isolation. The comments, which were written up by Foreign Policy’s Josh Rogin, would suggest that neoconservatives who… Continue Reading