GOP’s Man of the Moment Promoted by RJC’s Singer and Adelson

by Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe If Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) wasn’t the face of GOP Iran hawks, he is now. His letter making common cause with Iran’s hardliners to scuttle a nuclear deal puts Cotton, along with his 46… Continue Reading  

As Optimism Grows, Possible Iran Deal Gains Key Endorsement

by Jim Lobe Optimism that the US and world powers can, after all, strike a nuclear deal with Iran by or shortly after the current November 24 deadline appeared to grow here in Washington substantially this week. Such a deal… Continue Reading  

Right-Wing, Media Hype Fans the Flames of Ebola Hysteria

by Jim Lobe Despite media hype, missteps by federal health agencies, and apparent efforts by right-wing media and some neoconservatives to foment fear about the possible spread of the Ebola virus in the United States, most of the public remain… Continue Reading  

The Messianic, Apocalyptic Bibi Netanyahu

by Jim Lobe & Daniel Luban For much of the past few years, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has described the ruling regime in Iran as “messianic” and “apocalyptic”, a talking point he repeated over and over again last week… Continue Reading  

Kristol Cares Deeply About the Syrian People

by Jim Lobe It’s not clear whether Bill Kristol went to the dentist Thursday and had a prolonged reaction to the Sodium Pentothal he was administered or whether he’s become desperate over the prospect that neoconservatives are losing their hold… Continue Reading