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. Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post: The neoconservative pundit attacks the Obama… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for February 26-28: The Washington Post: Jennifer Rubin blogs that White House Middle East Adviser (and Middle East Quarterly board member) Dennis Ross’s appearance at the J Street conference today “was an odd assignment,… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for February 16: The Wall Street Journal: The Journal’s editorial board elaborates on “Why Tehran’s thugs will be harder to depose than Hosni Mubarak” and observes that the U.S. has less leverage over Iran’s… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for February 15: The Heritage Foundation: The Heritage Foundation’s Ted R. Bromund and James Philips make their against a U.S. policy of containment against Iran, preferring the “military option.” Their argument appears to defy… Continue Reading  

Dov Zakheim Spells Out Dangers of the “Military Option”

Former Undersecretary of Defense Dov Zakheim is coming out strongly against an Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Zakheim, a foreign policy hawk, talked to The Jerusalem Post at the Herzliya Conference. They reported: Zakheim said in an interview that… Continue Reading