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Leaking War

Published on June 12th, 2012 | by Tom Engelhardt

How Obama’s Targeted Killings, Leaks, and the Everything-Is-Classified State Have Fused By Peter Van Buren via Tom Dispatch White is black and down is up. Leaks that favor the president are shoveled out regardless of national security, ... Read More


Romney Advisers Attack Obama Overseas

Published on June 11th, 2012 | by Ali Gharib

via Think Progress In the late 1940s, Republican Senator Arthur Vandenberg famously said that “politics stops at the water’s edge.” In recent years, adherence to the axiom has fallen by the wayside. In 2005, President Clinton criticized ... Read More



Iran Nuclear Talks: Progress Requires Confidence-Building

Published on June 10th, 2012 | by Peter Jenkins

Laura Rozen’s article “US Mulls Seeking Broader Deal In Nuclear Talks With Iran” is extremely interesting but also worrying. It’s unclear what “a broader proposal” would look like but the implication that it would be “accompanied ... Read More



Hawks on Iran

Published on June 8th, 2012 | by Jasmin Ramsey

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, ... Read More



CNAS Report says Iran attack counterproductive

Published on June 7th, 2012 | by Jasmin Ramsey

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) has released a report called “Risk and Rivalry: Iran, Israel and the Bomb” and it’s a breath of fresh air compared to the output of Iran-focused think tanks ... Read More

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