Jim Morin’s “Bomb Iran” Cartoon is simple perfection

Eat your heart out John McCain. (via the Miami Herald)

Obama on war with Iran: “This is not a game and there is nothing casual about it”

President Obama’s comments today directly contrast with the rhetoric of the Israeli leadership and hawkish members of the “Israel lobby” in the United States such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), not to mention his own political challengers. On… Continue Reading  

Iran Hawk Watch

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics Lobe Log has launched Iran Hawk Watch. Each Friday we will post on notable militaristic commentary about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think tanks and pundits. *This… Continue Reading  

Visualizing CNN’s National Security Debate

I created this tag cloud by eliminating most of the irrelevant words from a transcript of last night’s national security debate and this is what resulted. Notice the emphasis on “Iran”, “Israel”, “war”, and “nuclear”. afghanistan attack begin budget change… Continue Reading