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Poll: Increasing Support In US For One-State Solution

Published on December 8th, 2014 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick On Friday, yet another poll on the Middle East was released. They seem to come in a very steady stream, and once you identify the questions, the results are almost entirely predictable. But Shibley ... Read More



ISIS Eclipses Iran as Threat Among US Public

Published on December 6th, 2014 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, has just released a major new poll of US public opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which Mitchell Plitnick ... Read More



On Iran, Ashton Carter Has Been Hawkish

Published on December 4th, 2014 | by Jim Lobe

by Jim Lobe Neoconservative and other Iran hawks have to be at least somewhat encouraged by Obama’s imminent nomination of Ashton Carter as Chuck Hagel’s replacement at the Pentagon. Before his service—first as Undersecretary of Defense for ... Read More



New Israeli Elections Offer Little Hope For Change

Published on December 4th, 2014 | by Mitchell Plitnick

by Mitchell Plitnick The Israeli government is headed for yet another round of elections. Although the official election date for the next Knesset is November 7, 2017, no one ever expected this government to last that ... Read More



Iran’s Enrichment Offer: A Postscript

Published on December 3rd, 2014 | by Peter Jenkins

by Peter Jenkins As a postscript to my previous post, I want to draw attention to two bits of news that I came across later that day, and to offer brief comments. Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad-Javad ... Read More

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