John Yoo’s Chickens Comes Home to Roost

Daniel Luban |
The denizens of National Review’s Corner are very, very upset about a recent suggestion by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) that the First Amendment should be limited at home... ...read more

New Revelations on the Run-up to the Gaza War

Daniel Luban |
Mitchell Plitnick notes the recent release of a Wikileaks cable that sheds new light on the run-up to Operation Cast Lead, Israel’s Gaza offensive of 2008-9. I’ve wr... ...read more

Islamophobia: Bad For The Jews

Daniel Luban |
My colleague Eli Clifton wrote recently about prominent neoconservative Daniel Pipes’s recent embrace of Geert Wilders, the controversial Dutch politician who has made a n... ...read more

Media Falling Down on Gitmo “Suicides”

Daniel Luban |
I hope that anyone who has not already done so will read Scott Horton’s important piece in Harper’s investigating the cover-up of the 2006 deaths of three Guantanamo... ...read more

Is Obama’s Inaction on Gaza Fostering Anti-American Terror?

Daniel Luban |
From yesterday’s New York Times story on Humam Khalil Abu Mulal al-Balawi, the Jordanian doctor who killed 7 CIA agents (as well as his Jordanian handler) in Afghanistan l... ...read more

Neocons Worried That Sanctions Might Not Kill Enough Innocent Iranians

Daniel Luban |
Wednesday’s Washington Post contains a rundown of the Obama administration’s current thinking on Iran sanctions. The bottom line: administration officials are increa... ...read more

Can the Iranian Resistance Triumph Before The U.S. Turns to War?

Daniel Luban |
The images coming out of Iran in recent days have spoken for themselves, and I don’t have much to add to what others have said. It is nearly impossible for anyone — ... ...read more

The (Many) Problems with Iran Sanctions

Daniel Luban |
It now appears that the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act (IRPSA), Howard Berman’s sanctions bill targeting Iran’s refined petroleum sector, is likely to come up ... ...read more

Neocon Conspiracy Theories

Daniel Luban |
I see that Jennifer Rubin is refusing to reply to my last post , in which I provided evidence of NIAC-basher Hassan Daioleslam’s ties to the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) terror... ...read more

Who Is Hassan Daioleslam?

Daniel Luban |
In my last post, I noted that Hassan Daioleslam — the man at the center of the ongoing NIAC controversy — has been “said by multiple sources to be affiliated w... ...read more

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