Hawks on Iran

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics, 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.… Continue Reading  

Did Danny Ayalon Listen to Petraeus or Read WikiLeaks?

As mentioned in today’s Talking Points, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon has an op-ed in the Washington Times in which he pronounces the “death of ‘linkage’.” Ayalon claims that both the recent instability in the Middle East and WikiLeaks… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for February 25: The Weekly Standard: Jaime Daremblum, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, blogs on the “underreported news” that the U.S. government is investigating “whether Venezuela recently defied American sanctions by sending… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for February 10: The Washington Post: Former Israeli ambassador Sallai Meridor opines on “What Israel fears in Egypt.” He observes, “Within every revolution are some who hope to use democratic processes to establish oppressive… Continue Reading  

Eli Lake on Egypt: AQ praises demonstrators

Here’s Eli Lake’s article on a Muslim Brotherhood higher-up calling for ending the peace treaty with Israel, without ever mentioning that Egyptians just might view the peace treaty with Israel as the primary means of enabling Mubarak’s brutal repression of… Continue Reading