Weekly Standard, Rove Make the Case for Israel-al Qaeda Linkage

In their zeal to undermine or discredit Obama in any way they can, the neo-conservative Weekly Standard and former top Bush adviser Karl Rove have been indirectly making the case that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the single, most important recruitment… Continue Reading  

Hawks Cherry-picking WikiLeaks

There’s a clear emerging pattern here — one that should not surprise us after the run-up to the Iraq war — of Washington-based hawks seeing exactly what they want (and nothing more) in everything that comes across their desks. Matt… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for December 4-6, 2010: National Review Online: American Enterprise Institute Resident Fellow Ali Alfoneh opines that expectations should be “subzero” for the P5+1 talks, continuing today in Geneva, since “the Iranian negotiators in Geneva… Continue Reading