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Why Do Senators Boxer and Wyden Want to Bomb Iran?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.03.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

Remember when we pilloried John McCain for singing about bombing Iran? Wouldn't it be a scandal if it turned out that California Senator Barbara Boxer and Oregon Senator Ron Wyden were pushing the same agenda? I have bad news, I'm afraid. They are.

New Senate Push to Pledge Unconditional Support for Israeli Preventive War on Iran

Jamal Abdi | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Jamal Abdi

The Senate should not be handing out promises to enable foreign leaders to decide whether and when the U.S. goes to war. This would not be a mutual defense pact -- it would be a suicide pact.

Report: Iran Nuclear Missiles Not In Development Now

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Iran already has enough low-enriched uranium for several atomic bombs if refined to a high ...

Iran: New Air Defense System Designed To Confront American Warplanes

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran on Friday displayed a new, all-Iranian-made air defense system, saying it was designed to confront American warplanes in case of ...

Iran Deploys Submarine In Persian Gulf

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Tehran has deployed one of its Russian-made submarines in the Persian Gulf, just days after the United States and more than two dozen ...

Live Updates On The Nuclear Tug-Of-War With Iran

Posted 07.03.2012 | World

An international tug-of-war over Iran’s controversial nuclear program has pitted several world powers against the Islamic Republic, with little sign...

Obama Stresses Diplomacy Ahead Of Netanyahu Meeting

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Taking sharply different stands, President Barack Obama on Monday urged pressure and diplomacy to prevent Iran from getting a nucle...

Netanyahu and the Iran War Option

Ali Fatemi | Posted 05.04.2012 | World
Ali Fatemi

A closer examination of Mr. Netanyahu's record and his philosophical approach to the problems of Middle East leads us to conclude that the talk of war is more than rhetoric and, indeed, indicative of his intent.

Are We on the Brink of War With Iran?

Trita Parsi | Posted 04.11.2012 | World
Trita Parsi

It is lack of political courage that has permitted this looming confrontation. Only courage and will can bring us out of it. The question is whether Obama can muster that will in an election year when any compromise is bound to be cast by Republicans as a betrayal of Israel.

Send Hillary to Stop War

Renee Parsons | Posted 04.08.2012 | World
Renee Parsons

As U.S. rhetoric intensifies with the prediction that Israel will attack Iran sooner rather than later, the president has an opportunity to stop war with an ace in the cards he has yet to play.

Iran, the West, and the Lessons of the Great War

Rajan Menon | Posted 03.28.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

History reveals several pathways to war; but, as the tension between the West and Iran revs up, two seem particularly relevant because of the lessons they offer for those seeking to contain the crisis.

After Iraq Success, Neocons Push Iran War

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 03.27.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It makes no sense. And yet, due to the pressure of the pro-war lobby, it is diplomacy that is barely on the table, while war, always the direst option, is front and center.

Obscene: Using the Holocaust to Justify War With Iran

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

A war with Iran would end any possibility of Israel ever achieving either peace with the Muslim world or any semblance of security. Forever.

Report: Iran Would Suffer Up to 20 Million Casualties in Nuclear War With Israel

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An estimated 16-20 million Iranians would die in a nuclear war with Israel, according to a report issued by a respected Washington think tank. The C...