Israel Needs a Peaceful Settlement with Iran

by Rod Mamudi In its nuclear program, [Iran’s] government enters with full power and has complete authority. I have given the nuclear negotiations portfolio to foreign ministry. The problem won’t be from our side. We have sufficient political latitude to… Continue Reading  

Hiroshima, Nagasaki and “Bomb Iran”

by Marsha B. Cohen Last week marked the 68th anniversary of the WWII destruction of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (Aug. 6) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9) — the first and only deployment of nuclear weapons in human history. Within moments… Continue Reading  

USAF Chief of Staff’s “Secret” Visit to Israel?

by Marsha B. Cohen At least two Israeli news sources reported on Thursday that Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, chief of staff of the US Air Force, recently wrapped up a one week visit to Israel where he was hosted… Continue Reading  

A Failed Formula for Worldwide War

How the Empire Changed Its Face, But Not Its Nature By Nick Turse via Tom Dispatch They looked like a gang of geriatric giants. Clad in smart casual attire — dress shirts, sweaters, and jeans — and incongruous blue hospital booties,… Continue Reading  

Hawks on Iran

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. Wall Street Journal: The hawkish editorial board argues that the… Continue Reading