Iran Military Option: An Increasingly Daunting Challenge

by Wayne White Although the Obama administration appears to be currently focused on resisting calls to increase sanctions on Iran while negotiations over its nuclear program are in session, the far more dangerous “military option” is alive and well in… Continue Reading  

Calling Sens. Mitchell, Daschle—Your “Bipartisan” Center Is In Funny Company

by Jim Lobe Former Democratic Sens. George Mitchell and Tom Daschle co-founded the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), along with their former Republican colleagues and fellow former majority leaders, Sens. Howard Baker and Bob Dole back in 2007. The Center, which… Continue Reading  

Panetta Warns Israel Off Taking Unilateral Military Action Against Iran

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress When news broke two weeks ago that the U.S. had sent bunker buster bombs to Israel in 2009 or 2010, many worried that shipping the bombs — which can penetrate deep into underground bunkers… Continue Reading  

On the Bunker Buster Transfer to Israel

On Eli Lake’s ‘Daily Beast’ article on the Obama administration’s transfer of bunker buster bombs to Israel a few months after it took power in January 2009, Ali has helpfully added to the story on the thinkprogress security blog by… Continue Reading