Iran-Israel Status Quo Inspires Both Hawks and Doves

There’s an interesting dichotomy in the current perspectives regarding Israel’s position on Iran. Both those who advocate for an Israeli (or U.S.) strike on Iran and those opposed to such action are using the tense status quo between the countries… Continue Reading  

Reverse Linkage: Debunked Iraq War Talking Point Is Back

Last week brought a marked increase in neoconservatives and their allies pinpointing “where the road to peace” leads through. In 2002 and 2003, they argued that road leads “through Baghdad.” In 2010, it now leads “through Tehran.” On a nearly… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for September 3, 2010. The Wall Street Journal: Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA), who made his first trip to the Middle East last month, applauds the talks between Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu but… Continue Reading