JINSA Split on Iran Deal, Urges U.S. Support If Israelis Attack

by Jim Lobe In its latest report on Iran’s nuclear program, the Iran task force of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) admits that it is divided over the value of the Joint Plan of Action (JPA), the… Continue Reading

Long-time Iran Hawk Ledeen Says Israeli Strategy was to Push the US to Attack

by Jasmin Ramsey Michael Ledeen, a neoconservative historian and long-time Iran hawk who joined the hardline Foundation for Defense of Democracies after leaving the American Enterprise Institute in 2008, summarizes Israel’s strategy with the United States and Iran: …Israel does not want… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views related to U.S.-Iran relations for Oct. 24 – Oct. 28 Washington Post: CNN’s Fareed Zakaria bravely singles himself out as one of the last media commentators to still be talking about “engagement”. Strategic engagement with an adversary… Continue Reading

AJC Poll Advances Baseless Claim That Attack Will ‘Prevent’ Iran From Developing Nuclear Weapons

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress The American Jewish Committee (AJC) released its annual poll of Jewish-American public opinion yesterday, which, as with all demographics, showed a dip in Jewish support for President Obama over various issues including his handling… Continue Reading