The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for December 10, 2010: The Journal of International Security Affairs: Senior Heritage Foundation fellow Peter Brookes writes in the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) journal that Arab concerns over Iran’s nuclear program “is… Continue Reading

Pletka’s Bogus ‘Axis of Evil 2’ Conspiracy Theory

If someone is the Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at a prominent Washington think-tank, it’s fair to expect a certain level of scholarship. After all, these institutions are supposed to be in influencing policy. In the case of the American Enterprise… Continue Reading

Hawks Exaggerate Ahmadinejad’s “Triumphant Tour” of Lebanon?

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s trip to Lebanon this week has produced much teeth gnashing by Iran-hawks who note that Hezbollah’s ties to Iran and see Ahmadinejad’s upcoming outing to the Lebanon-Israel border as a grave provocation. Reza Kahlili, a former… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 13th, 2010. The Hill: Jonathan Schanzer, vice president of research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies writes on The Hill‘s Congress Blog that Iran owns 15 percent of a uranium mine… Continue Reading