The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for November 30, 2010: The Wall Street Journal: In his weekly column, Bret Stephens asks “Are Israeli Likudniks and their neocon friends (present company included) the dark matter pushing the U.S. toward war with… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for November 17, 2010. FrumForum: Arsen Ostrovsky highlights an interview with Bahazad Massawi, a former Iranian Air Force pilot who defected to France. The segment aired on Israeli Channel 10 News. Writing on David Frum’s… Continue Reading  

Iran Willing to Talk…With Conditions

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad responded to offers for talks from the P5+1 group over the weekend. Ahmadinejad said that he was willing to talk if the group– the five permanent members of the security council plus Germany — are willing… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 15th, 2010. Foreign Policy: David Rothkopf charges that Roger Cohen’s recent New York Times op-ed totally disregards the threat posed by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Instead, Rothkopf endorses Israeli ambassador to… Continue Reading  

Neocon Blog Rips Obama NSA Choice as inept on Iran

On neocon pundit David Frum‘s FrumForum blog, John Guardiano lambasts Tom Donilon, President  Obama’s choice to succeed Gen. Jim Jones as National Security Adviser, as “the wrong man for the job.” Guardiano, a contributor to neoconservative blogs and former Marine, … Continue Reading