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Alienating Aliens: Do Nukes Make Them Go Ballistic?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Russ Wellen

If extraterrestrials are darting about our atmosphere, it's a safe bet that they can't be happy about past tests of nuclear detonations and the prospect of their use in warfare.

Iran, West Both Fear A Trap On Nuclear Deal

nytimes.com | DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Just before international inspectors on Sunday were guided for the first time into an Iranian nuclear enrichment plant whose existence w...

Iran Smugglers: Three Men Charged With Trying To Export U.S. Technology With Nuclear Implications

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Authorities say a Southern California man has been charged along with two Iranians in a conspiracy to illegally export technology to Iran. The FBI sa...

Secret Report: Iran Tested Advanced Nuclear Warhead

The Guardian | Julian Borger, Diplomatic Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The UN's nuclear watchdog has asked Iran to explain evidence suggesting that Iranian scientists have experimented with an advanced nuclear warhead des...

Time To Talk To Iran Is Now: Analysis

CFR | Greg Bruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Greg Bruno Perhaps it was not surprising that after thirty years of diplomatic stalemate, expectations for a major breakthrough between Tehran and...

The Possibility Of A Nuclear Iran Alarms Arabs

nytimes.com | MICHAEL SLACKMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO �" As the West raises the pressure on Iran over its nuclear program, Arab governments, especially the small, oil-rich nations in the Persian G...

On Iran, Obama Should Forget Sanctions And Push For Cooperation: Analysis

nytimes.com | FLYNT LEVERETT and HILLARY MANN LEVERETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN'S disclosure that it is building a second uranium enrichment plant near the holy city of Qum has derailed the Obama administration's already fa...

Iran Nuclear Debate: Fears Grow Of Iran Designing Warheads

nytimes.com | WILLIAM J. BROAD, MARK MAZZETTI and DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON When President Obama stood last week with the leaders of Britain and France to denounce Iran's construction of a secret nuclear plant, the ...

Obama Speech On Iran Nuclear Facility (LIVE VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama and the leaders of France and Britain will address the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh this morning and accuse Iran of building a sec...

Gates: Victory In Iraq And Afghan Wars Challenge But Achievable (VIDEO)

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a wide-ranging interview with Al Jazeera's Abderrahim Foukara, Gates spoke about the US strategy for peace in Afghanistan facing a "war of necessit...

Iran Nuclear Talks: EU Excluded

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The EU is no longer qualified to take part in talks on Iran's nuclear programme, Iran's military chief says. Maj Gen Hassan Firouzabadi, Iran's chief...

Kerry: Iran's Nuclear Enrichment For Energy Is Its Right

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the most senior Democrats in Washington has dismissed a key element in the west's long standing strategy on Iran's nuclear programme as "ridicu...

Iran's Main Nuclear Plant Expanding Rapidly, Says IAEA

Telegraph | David Blair, Diplomatic Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Month by month, experts chart how Iran installs more centrifuges inside its underground plant in Natanz, where these machines are used to enrich urani...

Iran Nuclear Assessment May Have Been Tainted By Iranian Intelligence "Ruse"

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Jun 3 (IPS) - A report on Iran's nuclear programme issued by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last month generated news stories publ...

Why Iranians Want Nukes: Analysis

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In their talks today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Barack Obama will no doubt have discussed the uncomfortable subject...

'We Are Neither Obstinate Nor Gullible': Ahmadinejad Interview

Spiegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke with SPIEGEL about what he expects from US President Barack Obama, why America's new Afghanistan strategy ...

Haneen Zuabi, New Arab-Israeli Knesset Member, Praises Iranian Nuclear Ambitions

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New Balad MK Haneen Zuabi, the first woman to be elected to the Knesset as a representative of an Arab party, has welcomed Iran's growing influence on...

Netanyahu To Obama: Stop Iran, Or I Will

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an exclusive interview with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg Tuesday, just before he was sworn in as Israel's new prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu...

Iran And The Future Of Afghanistan

Council on Foregin Relations | Greg Bruno and Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In crafting a new approach to the war in Afghanistan, U.S. military and political leaders say Iran-once dubbed a member of the "axis of evil" by forme...

Needing Coercive Diplomacy to Deal with Iran

Joshua Gleis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joshua Gleis

It must be made clear that the use of force is still most definitely on the table. Without the coercive threat of force, diplomacy with Iran will surely fail.

Israeli Military Preparing Options For Iran Strike

Jerusalem Post | YAAKOV KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The IDF is drawing up options for a strike on Iranian nuclear facilities that do not include coordination with the United States, The Jerusalem Post h...

U.S. Policy Reversal on Iran

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

In a stunning announcement today, the White House disclosed that a senior US official will meet with the Iranian nuclear negotiator over the weekend. A deal may be in the works.

Sorry, Guys. WWIII Gets Cancelled

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

As news over the Iran intelligence estimate seeps in, never have so many been so disappointed so much over the prospects of avoiding war. Just when we're all revved up for WWIII, it goes and gets cancelled.

Iran Nuclear Program Debated With New Evidence Of Centrifuge Testing

NY Times | DAVID E. SANGER and WILLIAM J. BROAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iran has reportedly begun to deploy a new generation of machinery to produce nuclear fuel, a development bound to intensify a debate in Washington abo...

Experts: No Evidence Of Iranian Nuclear Weapons Program

McClatchy Newspapers | Jonathan Landay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Despite President Bush's claims that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons that could trigger "World War III," experts in and out of government say there's...