Iran’s Influence in Iraq

Nir Rosen, unembedded journalist and author of Aftermath: Following the Bloodshed of America’s Wars in the Muslim World, graciously permits Lobe Log to publish some of his preliminary thoughts on the fears being raised about Iran ahead of the U.S.’s… Continue Reading  

The Knives are Out for Nir Rosen

Journalist Nir Rosen has become the latest target of a right-wing feeding frenzy, losing his fellowship at NYU after tweeting a tasteless comment about the sexual assault of CBS reporter Lara Logan in Egypt. The usual suspects have moved in,… Continue Reading  

Urging a more cautious reading of Wikileaks on Iran-Iraq connections

My new piece just went up at the website of the Columbia Journalism Review. It covers some of the Iran hawks conclusions about the¬†revelations, from the Wikileaks document dumps, about the alleged Iranian support for Iraqi militias. I urge that,… Continue Reading