Next Hurdle for Iran Deal: AIPAC’s Plan B (Endorsed by Post)

by Jim Lobe AIPAC’s Plan B—codified in the “Iran Policy Oversight Act of 2015” of Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)—is now definitely in the cards (pun intended) and will pose the next major obstacle to the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Program… Continue Reading  

Why WaPo Gets the Iran Sanctions Fight Wrong

by Ali Gharib With the fight over whether to pile on more Iran sanctions heating up in D.C., the Washington Post has weighed in. It will not come as a surprise to regular readers of the editorial board that the paper… Continue Reading  

Should the consequences of war with Iran be discussed in private?

This week, Jeffrey Goldberg gave cover to Mitt Romney’s critique of public discussion about the consequences of going to war with Iran in Bloomberg News. Goldberg wasn’t giving Romney a platform for his messaging; he agrees with the Republican nominee’s assessment: Romney’s more… Continue Reading  

Bloomberg Editors: Turn Iran’s Currency Crisis Into a Revolution

By Paul Mutter Bloomberg’s editorial board urges US and EU officials to use more crippling sanctions to make the threat of regime change more credible: The idea behind tightening the screws is not that we expect the regime to see the error… 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. Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal: With “The Post-American Middle East”, the Journal’s editorial… Continue Reading