Hawks on Iran

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. Meghan L. O’Sullivan, Los Angeles Times: The former deputy… Continue Reading  

Iranian Nuclear Polling Poses more Questions than Answers

By Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi Iran watchers are no doubt aware that recently Iran’s “Shabake-ye Khabar” news network of the Islamic Republic’s official “Seda va Sima” television and radio network, conducted an internet poll regarding Iran’s nuclear programme. Respondents were asked whether… Continue Reading  

Don’t Underestimate an Iranian Response to a U.S. Attack

By Derek Bolton via the American Security Project “It’s time to act before it’s too late”–the new ominous tagline featured in the Emergency Committee for Israel’s commercial trumpeting the need for action on Iran, rings with truth. It is time for… Continue Reading  

When Iran gets the Bomb

Editor’s note: While nuclear weapons are no laughing matter, the extent to which hawkish policy-focused organizations propagate alarmism about the so-called Iranian threat is hysterical (case in point). That’s why Dr. Strangeseuss couldn’t resist writing a response to the Hudson… Continue Reading  

Romney Distances Himself From Kristol’s Call For Congress To Authorize Iran War

via Think Progress The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol and the Foreign Policy Institute’s Jamie Fly this weekend penned an article calling on President Obama to ask Congress to authorize military force against Iran. The piece came just days after a Kristol-led pressure groupunveiled a television… Continue Reading