Good News out of Israel

by Peter Jenkins There has been good news out of Israel this week – all the more welcome for being relatively infrequent where Iran is concerned. Sheera Frenkel, a McClatchy correspondent, reported on Monday that Israeli intelligence officials had told… Continue Reading  

Despite concerns, State Department to maintain aid levels to Pakistan

By Paul Mutter McClatchy reports that even though the Obama Administration has not publicly reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to the Afghan War, a necessary announcement to justify both military and non-military aid to Islamabad, it has nonetheless waived the requirement to… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for September 21. Reuters: In a special report, Louis Charbonneau writes Turkey, among other U.S. allies, allows Iranian banks with links to Iran’s alleged nuclear program to do business within their borders. “The… Continue Reading