Former Israeli Security Advisor: US Should Stick with Iran Deal

by Mitchell Plitnick From 2009-2011, Uzi Arad was national security adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Now he is contradicting his former boss by speaking publicly in support of the nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 (the US,… Continue Reading  

Mattis: JCPOA Is in U.S. National Security Interest

by Eli Clifton President Donald Trump has made numerous hints that he is considering unravelling the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), potentially at the expense of relations with European allies, Russia, China, and… Continue Reading  

Is Netanyahu’s New Adviser in the ‘Attack Iran’ Camp?

It’s hard to know for sure, but he certainly doesn’t keep pleasant company. Ori Nir, at Americans for Peace Now, has a good analysis of Maj. Gen. Yaakov Amidror, who is apparently Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu’s new national security… Continue Reading  

JINSA: Road to Peace Runs Through Tehran

As noted in  the September 2 Talking Points, the hard-line neoconservative Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA) is pushing the old neocon meme that the ‘road to Middle East peace runs through’… well, anywhere but Jerusalem. This time, of course,… Continue Reading  

Is Jeffrey Goldberg Trying to Rationalize Another Preemptive War In the Middle East?

The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg appears to have come through on his long-awaited cover story outlining the “red lines” for an Israeli military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities. Judging by Goldberg’s extensive experience with pushing the U.S. into invading Iraq, it’s… Continue Reading