Republicans Overreach: Part Deux

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by Jim Lobe Of course, the story of the day on the Iran front is the publication of what its authors titled, “An Open Letter to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran.” It was signed by 47 Republican… Continue Reading  

The MEK As a Wedge Issue for Neo-Con Iran Hawks

While you would expect the State Department’s decision to de-list the Mujahadeen-e-Khalq as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) would elicit cheers from anti-Iran neo-conservatives, the MEK has, in fact, been one of a number of issue — including former Israeli… Continue Reading  

Is Romney Moving Left on Foreign Policy

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As my story about the new Chicago Council on Global Affairs public-opinion survey notes, the neo-conservative and aggressive-nationalist coalition that dominated George W. Bush’s first term in office (and was responsible for the Iraq debacle) is pretty much rejected by… Continue Reading  

So what would Pres. Gingrich do if Adelson asked him?

Phil Weiss caught this before me, but I think it’s relevant to ask what a President Gingrich would do if multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson, by far the biggest contributor to Gingrich’s Super-PAC, Winning Our Future, asked him to do something on… Continue Reading