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. Michael Ledeen, Foreign Affairs: The neoconservative pundit has been arguing… Continue Reading  

Sanctions and the shaping of Iran’s “Resistance Economy”

The International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) has published a useful brief aptly subtitled, “Killing them softly”, about the impact of sanctions on the lives of ordinary people who live in Iran, particularly women and other vulnerable groups such as… Continue Reading  

A Reply to Mark Dubowitz’s call for “Economic Warfare” against Iran

By Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi and Muhammad Sahimi In numerous op-eds and in testimonies before congressional audiences Mark Dubowitz, the executive director of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD), has called for “crippling sanctions” against the Islamic Republic and its… Continue Reading