Hawks on Iran

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics, Lobe Log publishes “Hawks on Iran” every Friday. Our posts highlight militaristic commentary and confrontational policy recommendations about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think tanks and pundits.… Continue Reading

Will Marshall Comes Out for Containment

It’s important to understand the context here. Will Marshall was co-founder in 1986 of the Democratic Leadership Council (and, in that capacity, helped school Bill Clinton and Al Gore and other “New Democrats,” in the virtues of liberal interventionism a… Continue Reading

Jim Lobe discusses Obama, Israel, AIPAC and Iran on the Real News

As expected, Iran has been the top issue at this year’s American Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference. The leading pro-Israel lobby has been pushing for harsher measures against the Islamic Republic for years and have seen the fruits of their… Continue Reading

ACA’s Daryl Kimball critiques Iran anti containment senate resolution

Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association, offers a critique of the bipartisan senate resolution to be presented on Thursday, which pressures the Obama administration to rule out containment options for Iran and limits diplomatic options. Writes Mr.… Continue Reading