A Nuclear Deal With Iran Is Still Odds-On

by Peter Jenkins The parties to the current negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program are being discreet about the details, as is sensible. Nonetheless, from the occasional statement or remark to journalists it is possible to form some impression… Continue Reading  

“In a porous world, sanctions are largely ineffective”

Najmedin Meshkati and Guive Mirfendereski argue in the Los Angeles Times that sanctions against Iran have been ineffective at substantially curbing its alleged nuclear ambitions: Policies of restriction or containment through sanctions and economic mechanisms do not work. In a… Continue Reading  

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