Gates Wrote Obama’s West Point Speech

by Jim Lobe In light of the chorus of criticism and contempt by neoconservatives and other hawks (like the Washington Post’s editorial board) leveled at President Barack Obama’s West Point speech last week, I found striking the similarities in basic… Continue Reading  

Major US Newspapers Criticize Obama’s Approach to Syrian Crisis

By Paul Mutter The New York Times reports that despite US reluctance to arm Islamist actors in Syria, that’s happening as the US does little to vet the actions of its partners Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Though the amount 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. William Kristol & Jamie Fly, Weekly Standard: Neoconservative pundit William… Continue Reading