Analysis & Commentary

8th December 2011 - Quoted by Asjylyn Loder, Bloomberg

Oil at $150 Becomes Biggest Options Bet on Iran: Energy Markets

Mark Dubowitz

A European ban on Iran's exports still may not boost prices because the Islamic republic's remaining trading partners, including China and India, would have increased power to negotiate discounts, depriving the country of cash while leaving world supplies little changed

8th December 2011 - Quoted by Indira A.R. Lakshmanan and Michelle Jamrisko, Bloomberg

Berman Resists Pressure to Weaken Iran Sanctions Measure

Mark Dubowitz

Rep. Howard Berman of California, the ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, vowed to resist pressure from the Obama administration to weaken legislation intended to isolate the Central Bank of Iran.

8th December 2011 - Cited by Steve Macoy, Republican American

EMP Fears

Clifford D. May

Former New York Times reporter Clifford May has written extensively on this subject. An EMP event could occur naturally, and has. An EMP from the sun in 1859, known as the Carrington Event, “shot through telegraph lines

8th December 2011 - Scripps Howard News Service

Buried Treasure

Clifford D. May

America is in economic distress. The crisis threatens our national security because a nation that is weak economically cannot be strong in other ways.

7th December 2011 - National Review Online

Holy Land Foundation Hamas Support Convictions Affirmed

Given the lengths to which the current administration goes to portray the Muslim Brotherhood — inside and outside the United States — as a “moderate,” “largely secular” organization

7th December 2011 - WDEL - Delaware

Delaware’s Afternoon News with Allan Loudel

Political developments in Egypt following the parliamentary elections.

7th December 2011 - NTN 24 - Colombia

News Update

Jonathan Schanzer

The recent detention of Saadi Gaddafi in Mexico.

7th December 2011 - Roll Call

Protecting the Homeland

Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s Nov. 30 column on the importance of missile defense to our national security missed the mark. While the California Democrat is correct that during tough fiscal times we can’t afford everything

7th December 2011 - Fox News

Defcon 3

Mark Dubowitz

Should the U.S. take part in sanctioning the Central Bank of Iran?

7th December 2011 - Tablet

Lax Americana

First came the tech bubble. Then came the housing bubble. Now the bubble of U.S. power is about to burst. A half-century-long Pax Americana is coming undone because our elected officials would rather tell each other—and the public—soothing fictions about the Middle East.

6th December 2011 - NPR

On Point

Bill Roggio

The U.S. military is abandoning an airbase in Pakistan that was reportedly being used to wage a part of the drone campaign against Taliban and al Qaeda militants in the boarderlands between that country and Afghanistan.

6th December 2011 - Faster, Please!

Hi There, Iranians! I’m Hillary, Let’s Chat

Michael Ledeen

For those who may have thought the Obama administration lacked real spine on responding to the 32-year old Iranian war against us, there is now a dramatic response (mild sarcasm alert).

6th December 2011 - NPR

The Diane Rehm Show

Reuel Marc Gerecht

A downed U.S. surveillance drone, targeted assassinations, and ongoing cyber warfare: Guest host Steve Roberts and a panel of experts explore the latest developments in the region and whether there is growing evidence of a covert war with Iran.

6th December 2011 - The Long War Journal

Suicide Bomber Kills Scores in Attack at Kabul Mosque

Bill Roggio

A suicide bomber killed more than 50 Shia worshippers outside a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul today. Another suicide bomber killed four more Shia in the western city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

5th December 2011 - The Long War Journal

DC Court: Iran Showed al Qaeda How to Bomb Embassies

Thomas Joscelyn

In a little-noticed ruling on Nov. 28, a Washington, DC district court found that both Iran and Sudan were culpable for al Qaeda's 1998 embassy bombings.

5th December 2011 - CBC News

Power & Politics

Mark Dubowitz

What is Canada doing to combat the Iranian Regime?

5th December 2011 - Voice of Russia

News Update

Tony Badran

Syria responses "positively" to an Arab League demand to let observers into the country.

5th December 2011 - The Weekly Standard

Iran Showed Al Qaeda How to Bomb Embassies

Thomas Joscelyn

In a little noticed ruling on Monday, November 28, a Washington, D.C. district court found that both Iran and Sudan were culpable for al Qaeda’s 1998 embassy bombings.

5th December 2011 - The Weekly Standard

The Xinjiang Procedure

To figure out what is taking place today in a closed society such as northwest China, sometimes you have to go back a decade, sometimes more.

4th December 2011 - WCCO - Minnesota

News And Views With Susie Jones

Bill Roggio

The drone attack in Pakistan this week and the state of the Tailiban.


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