Reading Ukraine in Tehran and Tel Aviv

by Marsha B. Cohen Israeli academics have recently provided a case study of how Israel and Iran may say and do much the same thing, but Iran alone will be criticized for it. In their latest Iran Pulse piece, headlined “Iran and… Continue Reading  

CRS: Iran unlikely to have ICBM by 2015, undeterred by sanctions

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) published a report on December 6 titled “Iran’s Ballistic Missile and Space Launch Programs,” which the Federation of American Scientists has posted. It casts doubt on a long-held view by the US Intelligence Community that Iran could… Continue Reading  

An attack on Iran in 2013?

According to former top advisers to George W. Bush and Barak Obama, the United States will preventively strike Iran in 2013 if no diplomatic settlement is reached over its nuclear program. From the Times of Israel: During an on-stage discussion with… Continue Reading  

Death by Chocolate: Selling War with Iran to Israelis One Ad at a Time

Israelis are being sold on war with Iran in more ways than one. In a commercial featuring John Cleese (a veteran of the zany British comedy shows, Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Fawlty Towers), a high level general takes a taste of… Continue Reading  

Hawks on Iran

Lobe Log publishes Hawks on Iran every Friday. Our posts highlight militaristic commentary and confrontational policy recommendations about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think tanks and pundits. Michael Singh (WINEP), Washington Post: The managing director of… Continue Reading