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Let Israel Be Israel

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Suppose, Mr. President, Iran gave a war and you didn't notice? Starting in 1979 with the seizure of our embassy in Tehran and the 444 days of captivity for our 52 hostages, Iran has been engaged in acts of war against the United States.

Michael McAuliff

Senators Offer Obama License To Strike Iran | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If President Barack Obama feels the need to launch a military strike against Iran's nuclear program, Congress will back him, a group of ...

Joshua Hersh

Iran: Low Support Among Israelis For Solo Attack | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- A new poll of Israeli public opinion found surprisingly low levels of support for a military strike against Iran -- and especially if Isra...

Iran: Building Nuclear Weapons Is 'Great Sin'

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

By Caroline Copley GENEVA, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Iran, facing growing international pressure over its nuclear programme, call...

The Iran Diplomacy Puzzle

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 04.23.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

A failure to reach a diplomatic solution carries huge costs: tensions between Iran and the West continue to rise in what some have called a shadow war.

In Din Over Iran, Rattling Sabers Echo

New York Times | Posted 02.22.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The United States has now endured what by some measures is the longest period of war in its history, with more than 6,300 American troo...

U.N. Watchdog: Iran Nuclear Talks End Without Progress

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday it had failed to secure an agreement with Iran ...

Iran and the Shape of Things to Come

Michael S. Lofgren | Posted 04.22.2012 | World
Michael S. Lofgren

Why has Iran's operational competence suddenly deteriorated so badly, given that our government spokesmen represent it as such a fearsome threat?

Iran Warns Of Pre-Emptive Action

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Iran would take pre-emptive action against its enemies if it felt its national interests were endangered, the deputy head...

U.N. Watchdog Scrutinizes Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — U.N. nuclear inspectors starting a two-day visit to Tehran on Monday sought to meet Iranian nuclear scientists and visit a key mi...

Joshua Hersh

Israeli Strike On Iran 'Not Prudent,' Top American Military Official Says | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- A military strike against Iran's nuclear facilities is "not prudent" at the present moment, America's top military official, Gen. Martin...

Iran Offers To Talk

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Iran, facing severe sanctions to bar it from exporting oil, has told world powers it wants...

Iran Claims Important Developments In Nuclear Program

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — In defiant swipes at its foes, Iran said Wednesday it is dramatically closer to mastering the production of nuclear fuel even as ...

The Odd Couple: Santorum and Ahmadinejad!

MP Nunan | Posted 04.15.2012 | Comedy
MP Nunan

Have you noticed the whackiness shared by both Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Republican Primary candidate Rick Santorum? Both favor theo...

Obama Tightens Sanctions On Iran

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama tightened sanctions on Iran another notch, the White House said on Monday, targeting its centr...

Obama's Drift Toward War With Iran

David Bromwich | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
David Bromwich

Iran is headed to become for Obama in 2012 what the economy was in 2010: a controllable crisis which, through personal inaction and a conventional acquiescence in failed policies, threatens to pass utterly beyond his control.

Iran Offers To Extend UN Nuclear Inspectors' Visit

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 03.31.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top diplomat offered Monday to extend the current visit of U.N. nuclear inspectors and expressed optimism their findings ...

UN Nuclear Officials Warn Iran Ahead Of Visit

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 03.29.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A U.N. nuclear team arrived in Tehran early Sunday for a mission expected to focus on Iran's alleged attempt to develop nuclear w...

Ahmadinejad Says Iran Is Ready To Resume Nuclear Talks

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 03.27.2012 | World

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran President, Says Country Is Ready To Resume Nuclear Talks

O. I. L.: The Case for a War Against Iran

Sadia Ahsanuddin | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Sadia Ahsanuddin

The rhetoric and arguments used by war hawks today are similar to arguments preceding the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

EU Shuts Off The Pipes From Iran

AP | DON MELVIN | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

BRUSSELS — The European Union and Iran raised the stakes Monday in their test of wills over the Islamic republic's nuclear program, with the blo...

Iran Starts Uranium Enrichment In Underground Plant

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Iran confirmed on Monday the start of uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow nuclear plant, Iran's Arabic language a...

Rick Santorum: I Would Bomb Iran

AP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Rick Santorum says that if he's elected president, he would bomb Iran's nuclear facilities unless they were opened for intern...

Iran Says It Produced First Nuclear Fuel Rod

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 03.02.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian scientists have produced the nation's first nuclear fuel rod, a feat of engineering the West has doubted Tehran capable o...

Iran Delays Testing Long-Range Missiles, Ready For Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Iran test-fired long range missiles on Saturday during a naval exercise in the Gulf, the semi-official Fars news agency rep...