Against Jen Rubin’s belligerent ‘Iran Reset’

You can take the blogger out of Commentary, but you can’t take Commentary out of the blogger. So we learn from Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post‘s new neoconservative blogger. As recounted in our Daily Talking Points on Monday, Rubin had two… Continue Reading  

Hossein Askari: Collapse the Rial and Iranians Will Overthrow the Government

Hossein Askari, professor of international business and international affairs at George Washington University, writes in The National Interest that the Obama administration’s focus must shift. Rather than only toughening sanctions on the Iranian economy to halt its nuclear program, it… Continue Reading  

Israel estimates Iran will have the bomb in 2014

Buried deep in the New York Times article about the Stuxnet virus apparently infecting computers at Iranian nuclear facilities was a peek at Israel’s assessment of Iran’s alleged drive towards a nuclear weapon. In the piece, mentioned in today’s Talking… Continue Reading  

Reactions to Michael Oren’s ‘Warning to American Jews’

At three synagogues in the D.C. area, Israeli ambassador to Washington Michael Oren used Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, to deliver the same speech three times. The overwhelming thrust of the speech, according to several commentators of various… Continue Reading  

Anne Bayefsky Claims that the Cordoba Initiative is Part of an Iranian Plot

The Hudson Institute‘s Anne Bayefsky in an article on Pajamas Media, attempts to link the Cordoba Initiative’s fund-raising for the planned community center at 45-51 Park Place in New York (rebranded the Park 51 Community Center) to the secretary-general of… Continue Reading