Jewish Journal

David Peyman

  • The U.S. can use Iran to help stabilize Iraq

    July 9, 2014 | 11:58 am

    The United States is facing a catastrophe in Iraq. Sunni Islamic extremists — The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) — have conquered Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city. Al-Qaida-affiliated terrorists now have a large swath of territory on which to train for the next 9/11....

  • Time to enter the Iranian bazaar on the nuclear issue

    June 17, 2013 | 1:12 pm

    The election of the cleric Shia Mujtahid Hassan Rouhani is the perfect Iranian move in a nuclear chess match where Iran seems to be consistently outmaneuvering the United States.  After all, the Persians were among the first to introduce chess to the world in the 10th...

  • It’s Time for L.A.’s Iranians to Flex National Political Muscle

    October 7, 2009 | 8:07 pm

    While Iranians spill their blood in the streets of Tehran and in the notorious Evin prison, many lucky enough to have fled to the United States are living the American dream. Iranian Americans have risen to the top of virtually every profession and industry, and they serve on school...

  • Sanctions only work if they are enforced

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    In a recent report, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) challenged the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran, noting Iran's ability to negotiate $20 billion in contracts with foreign firms since 2003 to develop its energy resources. The GAO correctly recognizes that "Iran's...