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Iran Nuclear Weapon

Iran Nuclear Deal To Begin January 20th

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

ANKARA/BRUSSELS, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Iran's interim nuclear deal with six major powers will come into force on Jan. 20, the Iranian Foreign Ministry an...

A Look At Iran Nuclear Sites From Mine To Reactor

AP/The Huffington Post | The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

Nuclear talks resume Wednesday between Iran and world powers after the last round stalled over issues that include Iran's planned heavy water reactor ...

Tensions High Ahead Of Iran Nuclear Talks

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 06.04.2013 | World

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Iran and world powers trying to curb Iran's nuclear progress are coming to the negotiating table this week with the window ...

Obama: Iran "Over A Year Or So" Away From Nuclear Bomb

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 03.14.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Iran is about a year away from developing a nuclear weapon and the United States remains committed to doing everything in its power to pr...

'Iran Is The Greatest Danger To Peace In The World'

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

STRASBOURG, France -- The president of Israel on Tuesday called the Iranian regime "the greatest danger to peace in the world" and appealed to EU lawm...

Iran Nuclear Chief: Tehran Will Press On With Enrichment

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

DUBAI, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Iran will go on enriching uranium "with intensity" and the number of enrichment centrifuges it has operati...

Iran Denies Plans For U.S. Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

DUBAI, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Iran denied on Sunday a report in a U.S. newspaper that it had plans for direct talks with the United States over its disp...

U.S. Believes Iran Not On Verge Of Nuclear Weapon

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The United States still believes that Iran is not on the verge of having a nuclear weapon and that Teh...

The Alarming Implications of Vice President Rahimi's Speech

Sheldon Filger | Posted 08.27.2012 | World
Sheldon Filger

In the controversy over Iran's nuclear program, Israel's policy of claiming that an Iranian nuclear weapon represents an existential threat has prompt...

UN Inspectors Push Iran On Military Site Access

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, May 14 (Reuters) - A senior U.N. nuclear official said Iran must give his inspectors access to info...

Reading Tuchman in Tehran

Mark Jacobson | Posted 05.08.2012 | World
Mark Jacobson

The current tension between Israel and Iran, including incredibly heated rhetoric calling for preemptive actions and assassinations is eerily reminiscent of the period before the summer of 1914, when the sense of "inevitability" of war seized national leaders.

Israel Cautiously Welcomes Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 7 (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday cautiously welcomed the planned resumption of big-power nuclear ta...

How the Presidential Election Could Lead to an Israeli Strike on Iran

Joshua Gleis | Posted 05.06.2012 | World
Joshua Gleis

Herein lies the major debate taking place in Israel, the United States, and around the world: how long will the Jewish state be willing to wait for all diplomatic options to be exhausted before it makes the decision to launch a preemptive strike on Iran's nuclear program?

UK Foreign Minister: Iran Strike Would Have 'Enormous Downsides'

AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

LONDON -- An attack on Iran would carry huge costs, Britain's foreign minister warned Saturday. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said in a new...

UN Weapons Experts Going To Tehran

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. nuclear agency is including two senior weapons experts on its next mission to Tehran in an unusually clear statement on the te...

Iranian Supreme Leader Warns Those Behind Scientist Murder

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that those behind the killing of a nuclear scientist in Teh...

Paul, Santorum Mislead On Key Issue

Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Iran is very much in the news, with President Obama signing legislation that imposes new sa...

Republican Candidates Attack Obama On Key Issue

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopefuls are focusing on Iran as a weak spot in President Barack Obama's foreign policy record, and they're revi...

Iran Blames Israel For Killing Its Nuclear Scientists

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

VIENNA — Blaming Israel for assassinating its nuclear scientists, Iran said Tuesday it would not retaliate for the "ugly phenomenon" but would s...

Iran Offers Full Supervision Of Nuclear Program In Return For Lifting Sanctions

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's nuclear chief on Monday proposed to allow the U.N. nuclear watchdog "full supervision" of its nuclear activities for five ...

U.N.: Credible Evidence Iran Is Working On Nuclear Weapon

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. nuclear agency said Friday it is "increasingly concerned" about a stream of intelligence suggesting that Iran continues to wor...

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.