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Antiwar Radio: Daniel Luban

Daniel Luban, writer for the foreign policy blog Lobelog, discusses Israel’s postwar history, the lack of a serious peace process since Camp David, Obama’s sometimes-encouraging rhetoric on a peaceful two-state settlement, common ground between the anti-occupation Left and foreign policy/military realists worried about disruption of US regional goals, why Palestinians will have a powerful appeal for one person one vote democracy should a two-state solution fail and why parsing the public statements of Israeli officials is like reading tea leaves.

Antiwar Radio: Daniel Luban

Daniel Luban, writer for IPS news via Jim Lobe’s blog, discusses John Bolton’s cagey endorsement of a nuclear strike on Iran, how staking out an extreme position can redefine what constitutes “moderate,” the provocative nature of Iran sanctions and the neoconservatives’ disdain for the casualties of war.

Antiwar Radio: Daniel Luban

Daniel Luban, writer for IPS news via Jim Lobe’s blog, discusses the neocon preference for Ahmadinejad over his moderate rivals, the aborted attempt by congressional leaders to fast-track sanctions just prior to Iran’s election, the continuance of “Obama is a secret Muslim” as a staple of right-wing propaganda and how a viable Palestinian state requires the dismantling of Israeli settlements.