Iraq: Surge Resurgence?

by Jim Lobe Two weeks ago, The Washington Post’s premier neoconservative columnist, Charles Krauthammer, wrote the following: The fact is that by the end of Bush’s tenure, the [Iraq] war had been won. You can argue that the price of… Continue Reading  

Cole to Broder: War with Iran ‘would just about finish us off as a nation’

In Monday’s Talking Points, I chronicled some of the initial responses to David Broder’s Washington Post column this past weekend. Broder suggested President Obama could revitalize the economy by going to war with Iran. The responses were mostly negative: Despite winning… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 30 – November 1, 2010: The Washington Post: David Broder suggests since Obama can not control the “tidal force” of the marketplace, one other option for getting the United States out… Continue Reading  

Why Does Lee Smith Have A Job?

Many readers will already have seen that this blog was mentioned, along with Andrew Sullivan, Glenn Greenwald, Phil Weiss, and Steve Walt, as one of the sites “using the Internet to make anti-Semitism respectable,” in a Tablet article by their… Continue Reading