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The U.S. and Iran's Mistaken Path to War

Trita Parsi | Posted 08.20.2012 | World
Trita Parsi

The pattern of the past 10 years with Iran clearly shows that when one side escalates, the other side counter-escalates. Neither side has had a particularly elaborate or sophisticated strategy. It's been nothing more than a kindergarten-level tit-for-tat game. This is the takeaway from the Moscow talks.

Russia Lashes Out At European Sanctions On Iran

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia's Foreign Ministry is criticizing the new European Union sanctions against Iran, saying they are a severe mistake likely to worsen te...

Russia Regrets Launch Of Iranian Uranium Enrichment Facility

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russia expressed regret and concern Tuesday about Iran's launch of uranium enrichment up to 20 percent at an underground facility, but ...

Russia, West Agree On Text Criticizing Iran

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. atomic agency's new resolution on Iran criticizes Tehran's nuclear defiance but, in a concession to Russia and China, does not...

Iran Nuclear Reactor Begins Fueling With Help From Russia

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUSHEHR, Iran — Trucks rumbled into Iran's first reactor Saturday to begin loading tons of uranium fuel in a long-delayed startup touted by offi...

Iran May Ship Only Part Of Its Uranium Abroad

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran hinted Monday it could agree to ship some low-enriched uranium abroad for processing as reactor fuel as the world awaited it...

Iran To Consider Draft Nuclear Deal That Would Send Material To Russia, Say Diplomats

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VIENNA — A top Iranian negotiator praised a plan Wednesday that would ship most of his country's uranium abroad for enrichment and limit its abi...

Russia Confirms Iran Missile Contract

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian news agencies cited a top defense official Wednesday as confirming that a contract to sell powerful air-defense missiles to Ira...