Iran

Juan Cole on David Broder’s Suggestion to Threaten War on Iran In Order for Obama to Save His Presidency

Juan Cole: “I can’t think of anything that would be worse for the US economy, or for Obama’s prospects for a second term, than going to a war footing with Iran. And, my own experience is that if you go to a war footing with a country, you have to be prepared for things spinning out of control and into actual war.”

A new page on the drumbeat of war to attack Iran

A new page on the drumbeat of war to attack Iran by Israel and/or the U.S. Jefferey Goldberg’s article in the Atlantic Monthly as examined by Trita Parsi in Salon serves to begin the discussion of the campaign to attack Iran.