Sanders Talks Israel, Trump, and Anti-Semitism at J Street

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gave the following speech at the J Street Conference on February 27, 2017. Thank you for inviting me to address you here today. It’s a pleasure to be here with J Street, which has been such a strong… Continue Reading  

Brzezinski Lists Washington’s Iran Options if Talks Fail

Last week I attended an event hosted by the Arms Control Association and the National Iranian American Council on how to make diplomacy work with Iran. I wrote about it here. Keynote speaker Zbigniew Brzezinski was the last to speak… Continue Reading  

Gershon Baskin on Permanent Truce Deal Assassinated Jabari was Working on

Speaking to Democracy Now! Gershon Baskin — the Israeli peace activist who assisted the process that led to Hamas’ release of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit — offers his thoughts on the permanent truce deal he was working on with military leader… 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. Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal: With “The Post-American Middle East”, the Journal’s editorial… Continue Reading  

Clinton on Iran: “We’re not setting deadlines”

*Update: Laura Rozen reports on Israel’s criticism of the Secretary’s remarks. During the weekend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his demand that the “international community (read the Obama administration) establish clear “red lines” for Iran’s nuclear program. Then we were told… Continue Reading