Tomgram: Jeremiah Goulka, The Urge to Bomb Iran

via Tom Dispatch [Note for TomDispatch Readers: The latest Dispatch Books volume, Nick Turse’s The Changing Face of Empire: Special Ops, Drones, Proxy Fighters, Secret Bases, and Cyberwarfare,is now available at Amazon for those who buy there and can also be purchased directly at the… Continue Reading  

The MEK As a Wedge Issue for Neo-Con Iran Hawks

While you would expect the State Department’s decision to de-list the Mujahadeen-e-Khalq as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) would elicit cheers from anti-Iran neo-conservatives, the MEK has, in fact, been one of a number of issue — including former Israeli… Continue Reading  

Protocols of the Elders of Las Vegas

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The Protocols of the Elders of Zion is probably the most notorious work of anti-Semitic propaganda ever written. First surfacing publicly in 1905 after several years in private circulation, the work was a fabricated transcript of a secret meeting of… Continue Reading  

Jim Morin’s “Bomb Iran” Cartoon is simple perfection

Eat your heart out John McCain. (via the Miami Herald)

Obama on war with Iran: “This is not a game and there is nothing casual about it”

President Obama’s comments today directly contrast with the rhetoric of the Israeli leadership and hawkish members of the “Israel lobby” in the United States such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), not to mention his own political challengers. On… Continue Reading