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Entries by Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett from 07/2010

Who Will Be Blamed for a U.S. Attack on Iran?

| Posted 07.11.2010 | World

Netanyahu is pushing the United States to take eventual military action against Iran -- a confrontation that would have predictably disastrous consequences for U.S. interests and regional stability.

"Defectors" and the Unfolding Intelligence Failure on Iran's Nuclear Program

| Posted 07.16.2010 | World

Why is no journalist from a major media outlet asking why the Obama administration pushed for new Iran sanctions, when there is clear disagreement and desperation in the U.S. Intelligence Community regarding Iran's nuclear program?

Stumbling Into a Proxy War With Iran in Afghanistan

| Posted 07.21.2010 | World

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki delivered a speech recently that underscores a risk that the present direction of U.S. policy is raising the risks of renewed civil war in Afghanistan.

Is Iran Obama's Cuban Missile Crisis, and Will He Rise to the Occasion?

| Posted 07.27.2010 | World

Recently, there has been a torrent of high-profile calls for military strikes against Iranian nuclear targets. What, exactly, would be the legal basis for attacking the Islamic Republic?