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Israeli Defense Minister: Tehran Slowed Down Nuclear Push

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 11.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's defense minister said Iran has slowed the timetable for enriching enough uranium to build nuclear weapons, implying that Israel ...

What Is the Point of Netanyahu's Iran War Bluff?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 10.16.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Here is my prediction. There will be no war any time soon. But Israel will be getting more and more goodies from President Obama between now and the election just to ensure it, and probably afterwards as well.

Playing Chicken With Iran

Carlo Strenger | Posted 10.03.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

Imagine a game of chicken, in which the public is involved. The public doesn't want this to end lethally, because it is dangerous for them as well. Now the question becomes who they try to persuade to swerve.

Why Attacking Iran Is Becoming More Likely

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.17.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

In failing to reach a negotiated settlement, the conflict with Tehran is inching closer toward a point of no return, where Israel might decide that the circumstances warrant a unilateral attack against Iran's nuclear facilities.

Is Israel Determined to Bomb Iran, Nukes or No Nukes?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Neither Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu nor his Minister of Defense Ehud Barak wants anyone to believe that they consider the war option dead.

Ehud Barak: Iran Nuclear Program Not About Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Israel's primary concern rightly is its own survival. But it is not an Iranian bomb that threatens that survival nearly as much as the war Netanyahu might launch ostensibly to deter it.

Israel Won't Rule Out Iran Military Strike

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's defense minister warned on Tuesday of a possible Israeli military strike against Iran's nuclear program and rejected sugges...