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Debacle!

Published on January 3rd, 2012 | by Tom Engelhardt

How Two Wars in the Greater Middle East Revealed the Weakness of the Global Superpower Reposted by arrangement with Tom Dispatch By Tom Engelhardt It was to be the war that would establish empire as an ... Read More


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Iran Hawk Watch

Published on December 30th, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics Lobe Log has launched Iran Hawk Watch. Each Friday we will post on notable militaristic commentary about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think ... Read More


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GRAPHIC: How important is the Strait of Hormuz?

Published on December 29th, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

This graphic by Reuters visually explains the importance of the Strait of Hormuz. Whether or not Iran would actually block this vital oil supply route in response to an oil embargo and crippling sanctions against its ... Read More


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John Yoo “Makes” the Case for Attacking Iran

Published on December 23rd, 2011 | by Jim Lobe

John Yoo (yes, the guy who was the Bush administration’s staunchest defender of the use of torture against terrorist suspects) says in the latest hard-copy edition Dec 31 of The National Review that “Now is the ... Read More


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Iran Hawk Watch

Published on December 23rd, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

In response to a worrying trend in U.S. politics Lobe Log is launching “Iran Hawk Watch”. Each Friday we will post on notable militaristic commentary about Iran from a variety of sources including news articles, think ... Read More


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Matthew Kroenig’s Warmongering Against Iran

Published on December 22nd, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey

As Harvard University’s Stephen Walt reminds us, making a case for war involves exaggerating worst-case scenarios about so-called threats and then warning about the dire consequences of not eradicating them. That’s what Georgetown Assistant Professor Matthew ... Read More


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