Jim Lobe

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Name: Jim Lobe
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

US neo-cons, hawks fail to gain traction on Iraq

By Jim LobeWASHINGTON - Despite their ubiquity on television talk shows and newspaper op-ed pages, neo-conservatives and other hawks who propelled the US into war in Iraq 11 years ago are falling short in their efforts to persuade the public and Congress ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Open-Ended War on ISIS Brings Neoconservatives Back to Stage

President Obama’s new war on ISIS is bringing back some old names and faces from the George W. Bush years, especially as the war appears to be expanding into Syria. Though the neoconservative vision failed miserably in Iraq after the 2003 invasion ... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obama mulling broader strikes against ISIS?

Last week's video-taped beheading of a US journalist by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has spurred renewed calls for President Barack Obama to broaden Washington's military efforts to strike the terrorist group, including in Syria.The most ... [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pro-opposition gestures 'unlikely' to change US's Syria policy

By Jim LobeWASHINGTON - Despite new gestures of support for the Syrian opposition, the administration of President Barack Obama is unlikely to change its longstanding policy of restraining US involvement in the country's more than three-year-old civil ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Netanyahu Compares ISIS to Hamas: A Mysterious Equation

by Jim LobeEarlier today the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel tweeted a visual message comparing ISIS (the Islamic State) to Hamas with an accompanying screenshot from the video of American photojournalist James Foley’s gruesome execution. The PM’s ... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Public Offers Support for Obama’s Iraq Intervention

Armed Conflicts , Global Geopolitics , Global Governance , Headlines , Human Rights , Humanitarian Emergencies , Middle East & North Africa , Migration & Refugees , North AmericaWASHINGTON, Aug 18 2014 (IPS) - Despite rising criticism of his foreign policy– ... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

White House and human rights groups condemn #AJTrial sentencing in Egypt

By Jim LobeThe administration of President Barack Obama joined international human rights groups around the world in "strongly condemn[ing]" Monday's conviction and sentencing by an Egyptian court of three Al Jazeera journalists and 15 others for their ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Arab public prefers light US footprint, even in Syria

By Jim LobeWASHINGTON - In contrast to some of their leaders, people across the Arab world prefer President Barack Obama’s efforts to reduce Washington’s military footprint in the Middle East to the approach favoured by neo-conservatives and other US ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

US calls Egypt’s latest mass death sentences 'unconscionable'

By Jim LobeWASHINGTON - Five days after approving the transfer of 10 Apache helicopters to aid Egypt’s “counter-terrorism” campaign in Sinai, the administration of President Barack Obama denounced as “unconscionable” the latest round of mass death sentences ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

US weighs threats from ISIL, Iran in dealing with Mideast

By Jim LobeWASHINGTON - This month’s stunning campaign by Sunni insurgents led by the radical Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (ISIL) against the mainly Shiite government of Iraqi President Nuri Al-Maliki is stoking a growing debate here about the ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

SUMMIT: AFRICA ACTIVISTS URGE OBAMA TO ACT ON EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES LAW

Jim LobeInter Press Service English News Wire08-05-2014WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 (IPS/GIN) - As the three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit got underway here Monday, anti-corruption activists urged President Barack Obama to prod a key U.S. agency to issue ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey

Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey   by Jim Lobe –  Via LobeLog, IPS Blogosphere*   Sixty-one percent of the American public prefers a deal permitting Iran to continue limited uranium enrichment and imposing intrusive inspections ... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Jul 18 2014]
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US neo-cons, hawks fail to gain traction on Iraq [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 29 2014]
Obama’s Open-Ended War on ISIS Brings Neoconser... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 28 2014]
Obama mulling broader strikes against ISIS? [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 28 2014]
Pro-opposition gestures 'unlikely' to change US... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 23 2014]
Netanyahu Compares ISIS to Hamas: A Mysterious ... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 22 2014]
Public Offers Support for Obama’s Iraq Interven... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 19 2014]
White House and human rights groups condemn #AJ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 17 2014]
Profiting From Iranophobia? [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 16 2014]
Arab public prefers light US footprint, even in... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 14 2014]
US calls Egypt’s latest mass death sentences 'u... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
US weighs threats from ISIL, Iran in dealing wi... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
SUMMIT: AFRICA ACTIVISTS URGE OBAMA TO ACT ON E... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 06 2014]
Africa Activists Urge Obama to Act on Extractiv... [Published Inter Press Service - Aug 05 2014]
World Bank Board Declines to Revise Controversi... [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 31 2014]
Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citi... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Jul 18 2014]
Why didn’t ADL poll anti-Semitic stereotypes he... [Published Mondoweiss - May 20 2014]
Thinskinned AIPAC blackballs Jim Lobe [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 01 2014]
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Obama’s Open-Ended War on ISIS Brings Neoconser... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 28 2014]
President Obama’s new war on ISIS is bringing back some old names and faces from the George W. Bush years, especially as the war appears to be expanding into Syria. Though the neoconservative vision failed miserably in Iraq after the 2003 invasion ...
Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citi... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Jul 18 2014]
Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey   by Jim Lobe –  Via LobeLog, IPS Blogosphere*   Sixty-one percent of the American public prefers a deal permitting Iran to continue limited uranium enrichment and imposing intrusive inspections ...
Why didn’t ADL poll anti-Semitic stereotypes he... [Published Mondoweiss - May 20 2014]
Noah Feldman The ADL report on global anti-Semitism is getting a lot of negative reviews. A central question is, Why didn’t the Anti-Defamation League survey Israelis on their anti-Semitic beliefs when it was traveling the world to survey people ...
Thinskinned AIPAC blackballs Jim Lobe [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 01 2014]
Jim Lobe The other day I learned that AIPAC won’t give me press credentials  to its annual policy conference, which begins tomorrow. Misery loves company; and it turns out that Jim Lobe, the venerable Washington bureau chief of the international ...
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