Hawks on Iran

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. Jacob Helibrunn, National Interest: The senior editor argues that… Continue Reading  

Protocols of the Elders of Las Vegas


The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is probably the most notorious work of anti-Semitic propaganda ever written. First surfacing publicly in 1905 after several years in private circulation, the work was a fabricated transcript of a secret meeting of… Continue Reading  

A Case for Continued Engagement with Iran (Cc: Jennifer Rubin)

The “impulse to walk away from the [talks with Iran] is understandable”, writes Mary Kaszynski, a nuclear policy analyst at the American Security Project, but “negotiating with Iran is the only way to achieve a lasting solution to the nuclear dilemma.”… Continue Reading  

Iran’s National Security and Nuclear Diplomacy: An Insider’s Take


by Farideh Farhi National Security and Nuclear Diplomacy was published in Iran during the autumn of 2011, but most people only learned about it a few months ago, after it was made available during Tehran’s International Book Fair in May.… Continue Reading  

The Rial Saga


via Middle East Economic Survey By Jahangir Amuzegar *Dr. Amuzegar is a distinguished economist and former member of the IMF Executive Board. During the last 12 months, and particularly since January 2012, the erratic and unhinged behavior of the Iranian currency,… Continue Reading