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Iran Threat

With Iran, Threat Inflation Is the Threat

William Astore | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
William Astore

If a nuclear-armed Iran is indeed the greatest threat we as a nation face, that is indeed good news. Even better: Our latest intelligence estimate suggests that Iran still doesn't have a nuclear weapon, nor is it clear whether its leaders have decided to build one.

Is Iran the New Four-Letter Word?

Nazee Moinian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nazee Moinian

I came back from the Hertzliya Conferences, Israel's political follow up to Davos, with the eerie sense that a new four-letter word has emerged in the international arena: Iran.

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.

US European Missile Defense System: Alternatives Being Considered

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A senior Defense Department official said Thursday that the United States is considering options for European missile defense other...

US Wants UK's Brown To Be More Like France's Sarkozy

Sunday Telegraph | Tim Shipman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Allies of Condoleezza Rice, the US Secretary of State, have told The Sunday Telegraph that the Prime Minister should emulate France's President Nicola...