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Iran Nuclear Proliferation

Political Slugfest on Suggestion the White House May Take an Iran Deal to the UN

Joseph Braude | Posted 05.15.2015 | World
Joseph Braude

Reports emerged in the American media Thursday that President Obama may propose a resolution to the UN Security Council calling for the lifting of international sanctions on Iran, if an agreement is reached by the "P5+1" negotiating team over the country's nuclear program.

Iran May Be a Security Threat but It's Not an 'Existential Threat'

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

So if Stalinist Russia, Maoist China, and Kimist N. Korea can be deterred from using nuclear weapons by the threat of mutually assured nuclear destruction, why couldn't Iran be deterred?

An Extraordinary Stable Number

Ed Koch | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

The issue of how to deal with the threat of Iran manufacturing a nuclear bomb is a matter affecting Israel's very existence and, therefore, a first pr...

Why the 'Dual Track' Strategy Derailed

Loren White | Posted 05.23.2012 | World
Loren White

How is it that the same candidate who advocated so strongly for using diplomacy with Iran ended up being the president that has implemented the most "crippling" sanctions to date -- and who made only one inchoate effort at negotiations?

Assassination in Tehran: An Act Of War?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 03.12.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Actions like these against civilians in one country endanger civilians in others. Imagine how the United States or Israel would react if Iran or even Canada started bumping off nuclear scientists (or anyone else) in Washington.

Iran Advanced In Plans For Nuclear Weapons: Der Speigel Obtains Secret Dossier

Der Spegel | Dieter Bednarz, Erich Follath, Holgar Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The West has long been suspicious of Iran's nuclear program. SPIEGEL has obtained new documents on secret tests and leadership structures that call in...

Do Sanctions Work? Iran, Proliferation and U.S. Policy

Matthew Sugrue | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Sugrue

There is a definite possibility that before a diplomatic solution is reached, the United States will impose further sanctions against Iran as a way of preventing the possible future development of nuclear weapons.