Yet Another Neocon call to arms by Playing Victim and Avoiding Responsibility

The neoconservative hawk and deputy editorial page editor of the Wall Street Journal, Bret Stephens, has once again figured it all out. The Islamic Republic of Iran has been at war with the United States since 1979, and no US… Continue Reading  

Marcy Wheeler asks important questions about the alleged “Iranian Plot”

On Monday Marcy Wheeler exposed important holes in the U.S. legal case against Manssor Arbabsiar in The Atlantic. For example, why did the Drug Enforcement Agency informant tape neither the initial meeting with Arbabsiar or a later series of meetings… Continue Reading  

Jim Lobe: U.S. Hawks Behind Iraq War Rally for Strikes Against Iran

Despite well-informed skepticism about the likelihood that the alleged “Iranian plot” was organized by the Iranian government, prominent U.S. hawks and neoconservatives are beating war drums for retaliatory trikes against Iran. According to IPS News Washington Bureau Chief, Jim Lobe:… Continue Reading  

Alleged Iran Terror Plot tied to Mr. Bean, Saudia Arabia, Iraq and Bahrain

The details of the alleged Iranian terror plot are getting more interesting and complicated by the day. In addition to experts analyzing its sketchy details, a significant amount has been written about Mansour Arbabsiar’s lifestyle and personality, with a former… Continue Reading  

Barbara Slavin Finds Skepticism

The Atlantic Council’s resident Iran specialist and regular IPS contributor Barbara Slavin has an excellent piece today on the skepticism on the part of Iran specialists and intelligence veterans surrounding the Justice Department’s version of the alleged Iran assassination plot.… Continue Reading