Dick Cheney Never Disappoints

by Jim Lobe Previewing his September 8 address on the Iran deal to (who else?) the American Enterprise Institute, Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz have published a lengthy op-ed (“Restoring American Exceptionalism”) in Saturday’s print edition of The Wall… Continue Reading  

How to Persuade Undecided Democrats to Oppose the Iran Deal

by Jim Lobe With virtually all Republicans already committed to rejecting the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action between the P5+1 and Iran, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the “brains” behind the Iraq debacle, has hit on just the person to… Continue Reading  

Eli Lake Rejects Obama’s “Politics of Fear”

by Derek Davison When it comes to fear, Bloomberg View columnist Eli Lake knows what he’s talking about. Over the years he’s warned us of the dangers posed by Saddam Hussein’s stockpiled weapons of mass destruction, the Persian Gulf nation… Continue Reading  

The Sources of Opposition to the Iran Agreement

by Paul R. Pillar An air of unreality pervades much of the debate on the agreement to restrict Iran’s nuclear program. Opponents of the agreement raise issue after issue on which the agreement is clearly superior to the alternative that… Continue Reading  

Under Obama US More Popular Abroad

by Jim Lobe The Republican/neocon narrative that the United States has steadily lost its standing in the eyes of the world since Obama succeeded George W. Bush has been rather strongly undermined by the findings of a major new survey… Continue Reading