Iran In Brief

Archive: October 2008

Shift in McCain Stance on Iran’s Enrichment Program?

October 24, 2008

Senator McCain’s stance on the issue of uranium enrichment in Iran may have changed, as shrewdly noted by the Cato Institute’s Justin Logan.  In April 2008, ISIS submitted a short questionnaire to the Obama, McCain, (and Clinton) campaigns asking if they believed Iran should suspend permanently or temporarily its uranium enrichment at Natanz.  In response, the McCain campaign… Read More ›

U.S. Interests Section scuttled, for now

October 5, 2008

The AP is reporting that the Bush administration “has shelved plans to set up a diplomatic outpost in Iran, in part over fears it could affect the U.S. presidential race or be interpreted as political meddling.”  This is disappointing on a number of levels, most because it takes the Bush Administration off the high-road it appeared… Read More ›