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. William Kristol & Jamie Fly, Weekly Standard: Neoconservative pundit William… Continue Reading  

The New Obama Doctrine, A Six-Point Plan for Global War

Special Ops, Drones, Spy Games, Civilian Soldiers, Proxy Fighters, and Cyber Warfare By Nick Turse via Tom Dispatch It looked like a scene out of a Hollywood movie.  In the inky darkness, men in full combat gear, armed with automatic weapons… Continue Reading  

The latest offer to Iran of nuclear talks: don’t hold your breath

European leaders are telling their publics that the latest EU sanctions are to persuade Iran to talk to the P5+1 about its nuclear program. In the House of Commons, on 24 January, Foreign Secretary William Hague said the sanctions represent… Continue Reading  

Iranian Geopolitics after the Arab Spring

Trita Parsi and Reza Marashi have an article in the Cairo Review of Global Affairs on the Arab Spring as seen from what they consider to be the perspective of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Their analysis explores Iran’s regional… Continue Reading