The Baer Facts: Not “by the book”, buy the book!

Former CIA operations officer Robert Baer is in the headlines–again. He’s predicting an Israeli attack on Iran–again. And he’s promoting one of his books–again. Continue Reading  

John Podhoretz Denies U.S. Aid to Mubarak had Anything to Do With Palestine

Commentary editorial director and Weekly Standard co-founder John Podhoretz has an op-ed in today’s New York Post. Podhoretz, not wasting an opportunity to float a “linkage”-denying argument, says that the pro-democracy protests in Egypt show that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and Views Relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for August 16th, 2010: The Financial Times: Daniel Dombey reports that the White House has warned Turkey that it could lose access to U.S. weapons, including drone aircraft that Ankara wants to acquire… Continue Reading