How Not to Make Comparisons Between Iran and China

by Paul Pillar One of the most famous zingers in American political history is Lloyd Bentsen’s “you’re no Jack Kennedy” line in his 1988 vice presidential candidates’ debate with Dan Quayle. Quayle’s preceding remark in the debate actually had not… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for December 4-6, 2010: National Review Online: American Enterprise Institute Resident Fellow Ali Alfoneh opines that expectations should be “subzero” for the P5+1 talks, continuing today in Geneva, since “the Iranian negotiators in Geneva… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for November 5, 2010. Foreign Policy: Josh Rogin, writing on Foreign Policy’s The Cable blog, reports that Heritage Action for America, the lobbying arms of the conservative Heritage Foundation, is sending out mailers… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for November 3, 2010. The American: Writing on the blog of the neoconservative American Enterprise Institute‘s journal, AEI fellow Ali Alfoneh details the latest machinations between Iran’s power players. The news hook is… Continue Reading