Obama needs a Game-Changer on Iran

This was one of the most memorable lines from Barack Obama’s 2008 acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention: “…the greatest risk we can take is to try the same, old politics with the same, old players and expect a… Continue Reading  

2002 deja vu: neocons conflate Iran and Al Qaeda

I have a new piece up at AlterNet detailing how Cliff May, the president of the Foundation to Defend Democracies, is up to his old tricks. In a recent piece on National Review Online, May united Iran and Al Qaeda… Continue Reading  

Iran and Humor as War Propaganda

I’ve got an only slightly off-topic, long piece up at AlterNet describing a few historical and current examples where humor has served to soften up a domestic audience for attacking another country. You can click through to read it, but… Continue Reading