Taking a break from the hawks

Editor’s note: This week, in place of our weekly roundup of hawkish commentary about Iran, we’re highlighting two articles regarding the U.S.’s Iran policy that shouldn’t be missed. While discussing Natasha Bahrami and Trita Parsi’s recent article in the Boston… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for January 20: Commentary: The Foundation for Defense of Democracies‘ Benjamin Weinthal blogs on Commentary’s Contentions blog that Switzerland has finally “relented and announced that it will fall into line with EU sanctions targeting… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for January 12: Tablet Magazine: Hudson Institute Visiting Fellow Lee Smith writes, “Arabs are not winning an information war against Israel, nor anything else for that matter. Rather, the stories and lies they tell… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for December 8, 2010: The Washington Times: Ilan Berman, vice president of the hawkish American Foreign Policy Council, writes that the WikiLeaks cables “demolishes a number of sacred cows relating to American policy towards… Continue Reading  

UPDATED: Iran Hawks on Hill Argue About Credit for Sanctions

On Capital J, the excellent Washington blog of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), D.C. bureau chief Ron Kampeas chronicles the blow by blow of two members of Congress over who should get credit for last summer’s Iran sanctions act: Rep. Mark… Continue Reading