Pro-Israel Groups in Limelight of Iran Policy

by Marsha B. Cohen *This post has been updated. Last Tuesday (Oct. 29) administration officials met with what the Israeli daily Haaretz describes as a “coterie of Jewish leaders.” Only four Jewish organizations were represented: the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC);… Continue Reading

Commentary: A Little Transparency Please

“COMMENTARY is America’s premier monthly magazine of opinion and a pivotal voice in American intellectual life.” –about Commentary Though I don’t subscribe to Commentary, I read its “Contentions” blog daily. “Opinion”? Definitely. “American intellectual life”? Keep dreaming. I certainly don’t… Continue Reading

Neoconservative Bloggers Continue Offensive Against HSBC’s Sanctions Busting… Ad

Blogger Alana Goodman, writing for Commentary‘s Contentions blog, and Jennifer Rubin, blogging for The Washington Post, are continuing their offensive against HSBC for daring to incorporate a statistic about women filmmakers in Iran into a recent advertisement. Both Rubin and Goodman… Continue Reading