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News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for January 28: The Atlantic: Jeffrey Goldberg lists his observations on the ongoing events in Egypt and mentions that friends of his, like FDD fellow Reuel Marc Gerecht, advocate that democratically elected Islamist governments… Continue Reading  

Ari Shavit: Meir Dagan Poses a Threat to Everyone Who Hyped The Iranian Nuclear Threat

Right wing rage towards Meir Dagan over his announcements that Iran cannot produce a nuclear bomb until 2015 and that a military attack on Iran would be disastrous has boiled over onto the editorial pages of Haaretz. (Although Dagan’s comment about… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for January 14: National Review Online: The Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Benjamin Weinthal blogs on the collapse of Lebanon’s government on Wednesday, warning that “the Iranian proxy Hezbollah” has shown “that the political… Continue Reading  

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News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for January 10: Commentary: Evelyn Gordon, writing on Commentary’s Contentions blog, pushes back against the claim by outgoing Mossad chief Meir Dagan that Iran will not have a nuclear weapon before 2015. Gordon writes,… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for November 30, 2010: The Wall Street Journal: In his weekly column, Bret Stephens asks “Are Israeli Likudniks and their neocon friends (present company included) the dark matter pushing the U.S. toward war with… Continue Reading