Neocons Call for War Against Iran In Syria After Israeli Strikes

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by Ben Armbruster The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is a little known but highly influential hawkish think tank in Washington that has made a name for itself over the past few years by opposing the Iran nuclear deal… Continue Reading  

Trump and the Iran Protests

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by John Feffer The last time Iranians went out onto the streets in large numbers, they were protesting what they thought was a stolen election. It was 2009, and hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had convincingly won the presidency with roughly 63… Continue Reading  

Iran Hawks Embrace Protest Movement But Show Little Concern for Iranian Lives

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by Eli Clifton As the protests across Iran reach the one-week point, Iran hawks are using their echo chamber to claim concern for the wellbeing of Iranian protesters and pushing the Trump administration and policymakers to publicly state their support… Continue Reading  

NYT’s Argentina Op-Ed Fails to Disclose Authors’ Financial Conflict of Interest

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by Eli Clifton On Tuesday, Mark Dubowitz and Toby Dershowitz, two executives at the hawkish Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), took to the op-ed pages of The New York Times to celebrate last week’s announcement that Argentina’s former president,… Continue Reading  

Why Do Mainstream Reporters Take FDD’s Mark Dubowitz’s Iran Analysis Seriously?

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by Ben Armbruster Something interesting and somewhat alarming happened at an event this week on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — as the Iran nuclear deal is formally known — sponsored by the Atlantic Council. A prominent mainstream… Continue Reading