Netanyahu’s Anti-Iranian Rant

by Paul Pillar Benjamin Netanyahu’s tiresome vilification of Iran has taken on the characteristics of a rote obsession that diverges farther and farther from truth, reality, and his own ostensible objective. It is as if—in pursuing his real objective of… Continue Reading  

Poll: If Two-State Solution Fails, What Next?

by Mitchell Plitnick The failure of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians could lead to a significant shift in public opinion in the United States regarding Israel’s future, according to a new poll released Monday. When asked about two… Continue Reading  

U.S. Hawks Take Flight Over Ukraine

by Jim Lobe A familiar clutch of hawks have taken wing over the rapidly developing crisis in Ukraine, as neoconservatives and other interventionists claim that President Barack Obama’s preference for diplomacy over military action  invited Russian aggression. At stake in… Continue Reading