June 26, 2017 | The possibilities for catastrophic miscalculation are skyrocketing in the Middle East, and this administration is proving singularly prone to miscalculation.
Articles by Jim Lobe
April 12, 2017 | Many architects of the Iraq War openly hope Trump will go further in pursuing regime change in Syria — and then Iran.
March 11, 2015 | It's official: The Republican establishment in Washington has completely delegated its policy on Iran and Israel to its most hardline factions.
June 6, 2013 | This week's summit between the presidents of the U.S. and China is being welcomed as a virtually unprecedented opportunity for each side.
March 19, 2013 | The split between the Republican Party's two wings appears certain to grow wider, if for no other reason than deficit-cutting will remain the Republicans' main obsession for the foreseeable future.
March 12, 2013 | While Abu Ghaith's trial venue provided the major source of debate on his fate in the U.S., foreign policy experts expressed more interest in how he came into U.S. hands.
February 27, 2013 | Despite a massive effort by "pro-Israel" neoconservatives to derail his nomination, the Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense.
February 20, 2013 | While Washington publicly advocates for open dialogue and reform between Bahrain's regime and the opposition, its policy has so far avoided exerting any real pressure on the kingdom to achieve these ends.
February 2, 2013 | Hagel's hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
January 7, 2013 | The powerful Israel lobby faces a dilemma over President Obama's likely appointment of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to head the Pentagon.