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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?

'West Has Begun Heavy Battle Against Iran'

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The West has begun a "heavy battle" with Iran by tightening sanctions over Tehran's disputed nuclear program, Iranian President M...

Iran: West Nuclear Talks 'Bullying' And 'Dishonest'

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's leaders have accused the West of "enmity" and "bullying" policies after recent nuclear talks with world powers in Moscow e...

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.

Congress Poised To Penalize Iran If Diplomatic Talks Show Signs Of Faltering

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress is poised to act swiftly on new penalties against Iran if international talks on Tehran's nuclear program show signs of fa...

Iran To Allow UN Inspection Of Nuclear Site

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Saturday it will allow U.N. nuclear inspectors to examine its newly revealed, still unfinished uranium enrichment facil...

Obama Issues Ultimatum To Iran On Nukes

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and its five allies trying to stop Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program plan to tell Tehran in a key meeting on Thursd...

Iran Has A New Nuclear Program

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's top nuclear negotiator offered an opening Tuesday for possible compromise with the West, saying the Islamic regime is read...

Iran: Nuclear Talks With West Welcomed

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran welcomes nuclear talks with the United States and other countries, Tehran's top nuclear negotiator said Monday. The negotia...

Defense Secretary Gates Urges Gulf Nations To Counter Iran

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates planned to tell Gulf countries Saturday they must work together to help the U.S. counter Iranian threats, including Teh...