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.
MP3 here. (13:19)
Daniel Luban is a graduate student in political science at the University of Chicago, and also serves as a correspondent for the global news agency Inter Press Service, where his reporting focuses primarily on U.S. foreign policy and has been published by many newspapers around the world. He writes on Jim Lobe’s IPS news blog.