Podcast: The Iran Nuclear Deal, AIPAC Losses & the Charade Around Iran Being ‘Looming Threat’

By: Sunday February 16, 2014 8:07 am

An intensive effort by Israel and its backers has been underway to scuttle an international deal over Iran’s nuclear program. Yet, Israel and its major lobby in the United States, American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), has been suffering defeats as it tries to fight a deal, which it does not want because, if the issues over Iran’s nuclear program are resolved, focus will inevitably shift to the country’s treatment of Palestinians.

According to Nima Shirazi, an analyst of US foreign policy toward the Middle East who blogs at “Wide Asleep in America,” what the world has seen for the past thirty years of US and Israeli policy is what could be called a charade.

 

MENA Mashup: Bibi’s Bullsh*t, Iranian Intentions, and a Syrian Solution?

By: Tuesday October 1, 2013 7:10 pm

Much has transpired since my last Mashup. Contrary to popular belief, the Iranian Sanctions are not the cause célèbre for Iran’s determined détente efforts

Déjà vu vingt-deux: Are Iranian Magnets the New Aluminum Tubes?

By: Saturday February 16, 2013 11:30 am

Now, as Rachel Maddow is set to unveil her new blockbuster expose on the Iraqi fiasco, ask yourself if we’ve learned anything…?

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