Ed Levine Dissects Menendez-Graham Letter


by Jim Lobe *This article has ben modified. Ed Levine, an arms control specialist who worked for both Republican and Democratic senators for 20 years on the Intelligence Committee and another ten on the Foreign Relations Committee, wrote a detailed and… Continue Reading  

Here’s the AIPAC-Approved House Version of Iran Letter to Obama


by Jim Lobe With the snow in Washington and Russian moves in Crimea diverting all national news attention away from AIPAC’s ongoing policy conference, I understand House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer are circulating their own… Continue Reading  

Neocons Who Brought You The Iraq War Endorse AIPAC’s Iran Bill


by Jim Lobe *Read an update to this post here. The neoconservative Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI), the successor organization of the Project for the New American Century (PNAC), has just published another open letter (reproduced below) to Congressional leaders that implicitly endorses what I… Continue Reading  

47 Senators Take AIPAC’s Word Over U.S. Intel Community


by Jim Lobe The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has published the list of senators who so far have agreed to co-sponsor the Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2013, aka the Wag the Dog Act of 2014. You’ll… Continue Reading