JINSA: ‘Tackle Iran first and Iran only’

The reliably hawkish Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs‘ (JINSA) Friday report argues that following the Obama administration’s failed attempt to convince Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept a settlement freeze, it’s time to “end the ‘peace process’ and… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for November 9, 2010. The Washington Post: Senior Council on Foreign Relations fellow and former George W. Bush policy adviser Michael Gerson writes that after the midterm election, Obama may choose to focus… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 26, 2010: Politico: Laura Rozen reports on Dennis Ross‘, a top Obama adviser on Iran and the peace process, presentation to an AIPAC conference earlier this week. Ross addressed the administration’s efforts to… Continue Reading  

Shimon Peres Endorses Linkage

As mentioned in today’s Daily Talking Points, Israeli President Shimon Peres appears to have endorsed the concept of linkage which many on the pro-Israel right continue to reject.  The concept— which is accepted at the highest levels of the U.S.… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 15th, 2010. Foreign Policy: David Rothkopf charges that Roger Cohen’s recent New York Times op-ed totally disregards the threat posed by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Instead, Rothkopf endorses Israeli ambassador to… Continue Reading