Hawks on Iran

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics, Lobe Log publishes “Hawks on Iran” every Friday. Our posts highlight militaristic commentary and confrontational policy recommendations about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think tanks and pundits.… Continue Reading  

The Parallel Universe of the Sharia Alarmists

Last week, Matt Duss took to the pages of National Review to urge the magazine to dissociate itself from the anti-Islam polemicists David Horowitz and Robert Spencer. Duss pointed out that National Review had first established itself as a voice… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations from Oct. 15 – Oct. 21 EA WorldView: Scott Lucas points out that the only named source that we have to back up David Ignatius’s advancing of the claim that Gholam Shakuri “helped… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for Aug. 25 – Sept. 4 The National Review Online: The American Enterprise Institute’s Michael Rubin attempts to compare Muammar Qaddafi’s “last stand” with a similar scenario involving an imaginary nuclear-armed Iran. Rubin… Continue Reading  

Michael Rubin: Because Qaddafi Forces Fired A Scud, Iranians Would Fire Nukes

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress American Enterprise Institute scholar Michael Rubin took to the National Review today to posit that, if the Iranian regime was facing an imminent collapse, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps — the ideological force controlled… Continue Reading