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Ryan Grim

GOP Lobby Shop Had Ties To Iran Nuclear Program | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: April 9, 11:10 a.m. -- The New York Post reports Monday on another prominent American working with Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman, who has t...

World Powers To Iran: Open Army Sites

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Six world powers demanded Iran keep its promise to let international inspectors visit a military i...

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.

Obama, Israel and Iran -- "Give Peace a Chance"

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor Ehud Barak has been elected by the American people to determine United States foreign or military policy against Iran. All we are saying is "give peace a chance."

An Israeli Military Strike Against Iran Would Be Illegal

Ben Gharagozli | Posted 05.06.2012 | World
Ben Gharagozli

Any Israeli attack on Iran would violate established principles of international law because Israel has not suffered an Iranian armed attack and is unable to prove that such an Iranian attack is imminent.

Nuclear Talks With Iran To Resume

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

BRUSSELS, March 6 (Reuters) - European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton wrote to Iran's chief nuclear negotiator on Tuesday, accepting an...

Netanyahu and the Iran War Option

Ali Fatemi | Posted 05.04.2012 | World
Ali Fatemi

A closer examination of Mr. Netanyahu's record and his philosophical approach to the problems of Middle East leads us to conclude that the talk of war is more than rhetoric and, indeed, indicative of his intent.

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, called for more...

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...

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...

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 centra...

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.

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.

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...

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...

Bachmann: 'I Am A Real Person'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) repeated that she is "not a politician" as she campaigned through Iowa Monday. "I...