Neocon: Forget about Paying Iran Back

by Ali Gharib There are so many reasons to be angry at Iran. To take just the latest example, the Revolutionary Guards this week arrested a retired Canadian-American professor visiting Tehran and held her incommunicado at the notorious Evin Prison. The recent… Continue Reading  

The Israel Project Boosts An Iranian “Terrorist Organization”

by Ali Gharib Perhaps some right-wing Israel lobby groups can be forgiven for taking up the cause of the exiled Iranian opposition group, the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK). The more ignorant among them might see a group headed by a woman,… Continue Reading  

The Project for an Anti-Trump Century

by Ali Gharib and Jim Lobe Robert Kagan made the first splash. In the hawkish opinion pages of The Washington Post, Kagan declared that, in a presidential contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, he’s voting for the Democrat. Then… Continue Reading  

Trump or Israel: Who Is More Friendly to Dictators?

by Ali Gharib The revanchist Zionist group, the Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI), is at it again: back at the task of keeping the Republican Party pure of heart, brooking no deviations from neoconservatism as it is broadly practiced in Washington.… Continue Reading  

Defenders of Democracy Turn To An Awkward Ally: Saudi Arabia

by Ali Gharib So desperate to punish Iran are the hawks of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies that they’re willing to partner with one of the least democratic countries on earth to get it done. In an op-ed in… Continue Reading