LobeLog on Facebook   LobeLog on Facebook

Tajikistan: Saudi Revenge in Iran’s Backyard?

by Eldar Mamedov According to those who seek to contain Iran, it is supposedly...

Message no image

Published on August 24th, 2007 | by Jim Lobe


Back from Paradise

I’m back from the Cascades and Seattle and have spent most of the five days since my return to Washington getting caught up with my reading and office work. I hope to blog over the coming week on some of the events I missed, including the budding case for cross-border raids into Iran and the creation and funding of “Freedom Watch,” which appears to be primarily an initiative of the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC). More on that later.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

2 Responses to Back from Paradise

Show Comments >

  1. Welcome back Jim. I have been following your journalism for the past many years, and I have found it consistently superlative.

    Should you ever visit Scotland I’d be happy to take you on a trip to the breathtaking glens and lochs in the highlands.

  2. avatar Khashayar Nowbakht says:

    I wish you had stayed there and did not continue your blog. You are no expert on Iran, believe me. To think that you support a religious apartheid, a medieval clerical rule of very reactionary clerics, and then pose yourself as “progressive” and a humanist disgusts me.

    Let me repeat, you know NOTHING about Iran and you write absolute crap.
    As for what you call “important article” in Motherjones by Laura Rozen about Fakhravar, perhaps you should remove your one way focused glasses and read other things too, like the reply to Rozen:

About the Author


Jim Lobe served for some 30 years as the Washington DC bureau chief for Inter Press Service and is best known for his coverage of U.S. foreign policy and the influence of the neoconservative movement.

Back to Top ↑
  • Named after veteran journalist Jim Lobe, LobeLog provides daily expert perspectives on US foreign policy toward the Middle East through investigative reports and analyses from Washington to Tehran and beyond. It became the first weblog to receive the Arthur Ross Award for Distinguished Reporting and Analysis of Foreign Affairs from the American Academy of Diplomacy in 2015.

  • Categories

  • Subscribe

    Enter your email address to subscribe to our site and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • Popular Posts

  • Comments Policy

    We value your opinion and encourage you to comment on our postings. To ensure a safe environment we will not publish comments that involve ad hominem attacks, racist, sexist or otherwise discriminatory language, or anything that is written solely for the purpose of slandering a person or subject.

    Excessively long comments may not be published due to their length. All comments are moderated. LobeLog does not publish comments with links.

    Thanks for reading and we look forward to hearing from you!