Tag: Iran

More on Iran’s Nuclear Non-threat »

In sharp contrast to the State Department’s bellicose rhetoric, the White House now says Iran is incapable of enriching uranium to 20 percent—well below the more than 90% needed for a weapon.

Threatening War with Iran »

Obama, having acted in his early presidency like he would depart from his predecessor’s Iran policy, and having actually provided gestures of actual change in his diplomatic tone, has reverted back to the standard establishment approach. His administration is promising a new round of crushing sanctions. Of course, so much of the propaganda in…
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The Audacity of Obama’s State of the Union »

Last night, I suffered through Obama’s speech. I noticed the overarching theme was: in 2010, the administration will finally getting around to all it promised for 2009, as well as a whole other year worth of miracles. He begins by taking credit for saving the economy from a second Great Depression. “[W]e acted, immediately…
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Historians Against the War (For Progressives Only, Libertarians Not Welcome) »

In 2003, Historians Against the War (HAW) seemed a promising opportunity to bring together antiwar historians of all political persuasions. And, in fact, many libertarian historians joined with liberals, socialists and others on the left to oppose the war. Such an ecumenical political organization had rarely appeared in American history since the demise of…
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See No Evil: Obama and Iran »

“You lie!” That line came from a Republican congressman when President Barack Obama delivered his speech in favor of national health care. The line is even more appropriate when discussing candidate–now President–Obama’s shifting policies on Iran. The Wall Street Journal summed up the latest do-nothing, say nothing, see nothing turn in Obama’s Iran policy:…
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Man in the Moon Protests Obama Peace Prize »

The Man in the Moon issued a statement protesting the naming of U.S. President Barack Obama as this year’s recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize on the same day as the unprovoked missile attack against his unarmed, peaceful nether-regions. On Earth, others similarly questioned the designation, citing continuing U.S. involvement in conflicts around the…
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Lou Dobbs (Yes, Lou Dobbs): Petition to Bring Home All Troops »

I rarely agree with Lou Dobbs but am gladdened to find out that he has adopted a radical Ron Paulian stand on foreign policy. He is promoting a petition to bring home all U.S. troops from overseas. This is a hopeful sign that some elements on the right are beginning to question Obama’s wars….
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Obama or Palin: The Neocons Win Either Way »

If you think that Obama and Palin are polar opposites, think again. As Mark Brady points out, Obama has pretty much endorsed their world policing agenda through his Afghan surge. So too has Sarah Palin. In an open letter, the heroine of the town-hall rabble rousers embraces Obama’s Afghan policy, albeit adding some gentle…
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The Netroots are Bored by Obama’s Wars »

Now that Obama is in charge, the netroots (who led the fight against the Iraq war), no longer seem to care about foreign policy. If the antiwar movement ever makes a comeback, it won’t be because of them. At a recent gathering of the Netroots Nation, the participants were asked: “[D]o you, personally, spend…
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C.S. Lewis on the Evil and Corruption of Theocracy »

To follow up on my recent blog posting, “Obama’s New Theocracy,” and now with the brutal crackdown and news blackout by Iranian government officials on the huge peaceful protests of the corruption and repression in Iran (see here, here, here and here), C. S. Lewis’s discussion of the enormous dangers from theocracy (faith-based statism)…
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