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Iran Nuclear Threat

The Climate-Nuclear Nexus: Two Key Threats Endangering Future Generations

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 12.07.2015 | World
Jakob von Uexkull

Considering that climate change can exacerbate a range of interconnected transnational threats and crises that our generation faces today, such as extreme poverty, hunger, violent conflicts and pandemic disease, meaningful action is urgently needed.

Why Iran's Nuclear Deal Is A Victory Against Hardliners And Terrorists

John A. Tures | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Let's say that the U.S. Congress rejects the deals. If so, we could see a hardliner comeback in Iran, a victory for the sponsors of terrorism, an increased likelihood of Israel bombing Iran, with a retaliation that drags America into a conflict that makes Iraq look like a skirmish.

Five Issues That Need to Be Resolved for the Iran Nuclear Deal to Succeed

Richard N. Haass | Posted 06.06.2015 | World
Richard N. Haass

NEW YORK -- The agreement constitutes an important political and diplomatic milestone, and it contains more detail and is broader in scope than many anticipated. But, for all that, the text leaves unanswered at least as many questions as it resolves. In reality, major issues have yet to be settled. It is closer to the truth to say the real debate about the Iran nuclear accord is just beginning.

Iran Discusses Nuclear Concessions Without Making Promises

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

VIENNA -- VIENNA (AP) — Iran nuclear talks ended last week with enthusiastic pronouncements of progress from negotiators. Tehran's willingness to en...

Hagel: Israel, U.S. See 'Exactly The Same' Iran Threat

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel held out hope Sunday for a nonmilitary way to ending the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, but he a...

What the President Should Now Do About Iran

Roya Boroumand | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Roya Boroumand

2012-11-05-HP_World_Graphic_300x70.pngBoth candidates showed determination to prevent a nuclear Iran, including by military action. Neither of them however, wondered publically whether the Iranian people, who have the most at stake in case of war, approve of Iran's leadership's policies?

Supreme Leader: Sanctions Will Not Halt Nuclear Program

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Western-led sanctions and diplomatic pressure will not force Iran to halt its nuclear program, Iran's Supreme Leader said Wednesd...

Clinton Pressures Iran Ahead Of Talks

AP | Posted 06.07.2012 | World

ISTANBUL -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that Iran must be ready to take concrete action when it discusses its nuclear...

Iranians Reflect On Sanctions Ahead Of Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

* UAE faces fine balancing act over sanctions * Embargoes should be lifted, says Iranian ambassador * Talks a "historic ...

Iran: Nuclear Dispute Can Be Solved 'Quickly'

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran is ready to resolve all of its nuclear disputes "quickly and easily" in a second round of talks with world powers planned for nex...

Nico Pitney

Will Iran Nuclear Talks Reach A Compromise This Time? | Nico Pitney | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

Diplomats from Iran and six global powers will gather this weekend in Turkey to determine whether a compromise on Iran's nuclear program can be reache...

On Eve of Nuclear Talks, HuffPost Talks Iran And What To Expect

The Huffington Post | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

The stakes are high as Iranian officials prepare to meet with six world powers in Turkey this weekend. After a 15-month hiatus, these talks about t...

David Wood

War-Hardened U.S. Military Cautious About War With Iran | David Wood | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The threat of punishing U.S. military strikes underlies Washington's campaign to halt Iran's nuclear weapons program. But there is no e...

"Preoccupy" the Atomic Ayatollahs

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 02.08.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The atomic ayatollahs are about to reach the end of the road in their showdown with the west. This moment of reckoning has come far more quickly than anyone had contemplated.

Atomic Agency Shows 35 Nations Intel On Iran Nuke Program

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

VIENNA -- In a show-and-tell based on secret intelligence, the U.N. atomic agency shared satellite images, letters and diagrams with 35 nations Friday...

Iranian Supreme Leader Warns Of 'Strong Slap And An Iron Fist'

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader on Thursday warned Israel and the United States that Tehran's response will be tough should its archenemies...

Obama: Iran's Nuclear Program Poses Continued Threat

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

CANNES, France -- President Barack Obama says Iran's nuclear program continues to pose a threat, and that he and the president of France want the inte...

Lessons From Israel's Osirek Raid 30 Years Ago

Alan Elsner | Posted 08.07.2011 | World
Alan Elsner

International condemnation of Israel's attack on Iraq 30 years ago was instantaneous and pretty well universal. But Israel did the entire world a huge favor.

Can Turkey Defuse Iran's Nuclear Challenge?

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

If successful, Turkey will have averted a potential regional conflagration, safeguarded its security and economic interests, and solidified its role as the leading bridge between East and West.

Iran and the Myth of Deterrence

William Wunderle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Wunderle

The real issue isn't whether Iran can be deterred from the use or transfer of a nuclear weapon, but rather how a weapon would enable Iran to transform into a true global power posing a threat.