Pew Poll Promotes False Tradeoff Between Military Action And Permitting Iran To Acquire A Nuclear Weapon

via Think Progress A new poll conducted by the Pew Global Attitudes Project finds that 63 percent of respondents in the U.S. “would turn to military force to prevent Iran from going nuclear.” But the pollsters questions contain unproven assumptions… Continue Reading  

Graham: ‘We Should Tell The Iranians, No Negotiations’ Until You Give Us What We Want

via Think Progress Senate Republican hawk Lindsey Graham (SC) said on Fox News last night that the U.S. shouldn’t negotiate with Iran over its nuclear program until it accedes to all U.S. demands and gives up its nuclear program entirely.… 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  

Jeremy Scahill: U.S. drone strikes in Yemen endanger U.S. national security

This week Al Jazeera English (AJE) aired a program that speaks to an article we published on Monday by Dr. Emile Nakhleh, a former top Central Intelligence Agency officer and Mideast expert. Nakhleh argues that by continuously repressing reform movements within… Continue Reading  

Bill Kristol Says He’s ‘Mostly Supportive’ Of Obama On Israel, Heads Group Attacking Obama As ‘Anti-Israel’

via Think Progress In a debate last night with Jeremy Ben Ami of the liberal pro-Israel group J Street, neoconservative don Bill Kristol told the audience in the New York synagogue that he had no problems with President Obama’s Israel policies.… Continue Reading