Dempsey discourages Israel strike against Iran, Shapiro and Netanyahu Quarrel

On Thursday the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, told reporters in London that an Israeli attack on Iran would “clearly delay but probably not destroy Iran’s nuclear programme” adding that “I don’t want to be… Continue Reading  

Gary Sick: Will Israel Really Attack Iran?

Republished by arrangement with Gary’s Choices By Gary Sick The real answer is no, they will not. But you would never figure that out by reading the New York Times. The sensationalist article in the Sunday New York Times Magazine (Jan.… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for February 1: The Wall Street Journal: Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow Max Boot writes, “[I]t does scant justice to the complexity of the situation to claim that Mr. Mubarak was a superb… Continue Reading  

YNet Op-Ed: “The Iranian nuclear threat died”

Israeli blogger Didi Remez put up a translation of an op-ed in Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s biggest daily newspaper, commenting on outgoing Mossad chief Meir Dagan’s remark that Iran will not have a nuclear weapon until 2015. Yedioth writer Sever Plocker… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views on U.S.-Iran relations for December 11-13, 2010: The Wall Street Journal: Ronen Bergman, a military analyst for the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, opines that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has barely been able to contain his satisfaction… Continue Reading