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Iranian Nuclear Program

Noam Chomsky on the current (and enduring) crisis in the Middle East

Richard Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Hall

BEIRUT: Look back at Noam Chomsky's lectures over the years and you will notice a recurring title: "The current crisis in the Middle East." The reaso...

Crunch Time for Iran's Supreme Leader

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

In 2010 we are likely to see anti-regime demonstrations reaching rural areas and the spread of union strikes. Without a change of course, domestic stability will be fragile.

Who Can Hold Iran Accountable? Two-Thirds of the World

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sedaei

China is going to keep lending us. That still doesn't give us more leverage. How can we gain the upper hand in that regard in relations with China? There are two ways: pay the debt, or reform the UN.

Iran Policy: What Price Failure?

David Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Harris

Iran could trigger a nuclear arms race in an already volatile region. Would Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey simply sit by while Iran achieves nuclear-weapons capability? Hardly.

Obama in the Thicket of "Afghaniranistan"

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

Obama is in a multi-faceted complex of geopolitical crises. He is actively using military force in two of the countries, and has threatened, at the least, tough sanctions in the third.

Is Iran Losing the Intelligence War?

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

Who could have been behind the assassination of the Iranian nuclear scientist today?

Iran's Nuclear Game Confronts President Obama

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheldon Filger

As laudable as President Obama's intentions are on resolving the Iranian nuclear issue through diplomacy, I believe recent history does not leave grounds for optimism.

Bibi Goes to Washington: How About a Nuclear Free Middle East?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It might be the case that Netanyahu has far more friends in Washington than does the president.

British Council Closes Culture Center In Iran, Local Staff 'Intimidated'

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

The British Council has stopped work in Iran because of "intimidation and harassment" of its staff by the Iranian government, it will be announced tod...

Iran Using Fronts To Buy Bomb Parts From America

Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Iranian businessman was looking for high-quality American electronics, but he had to act stealthily: The special parts he coveted were denied to I...

Iranian Nuke Program May Have Advanced With Help From Russian Scientist, UN Says

NY Times | ELAINE SCIOLINO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PARIS -- International nuclear inspectors are investigating whether a Russian scientist helped Iran conduct complex experiments on how to detonate a n...

Report: Iran Says It Will Receive Missile System From Russia

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iran's defense minister said on Wednesday that Iran had agreed to buy an S-300 surface-to-air missile system from Russia, Iranian media reported. "Th...

Mike Huckabee Hasn't Heard Of The New Report On Iran's Nuclear Program

Hotline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Des Moines, Iowa -- During an on-the-record dinner here at the conclusion of Mike Huckabee's two-day swing through the state, the governor hoped to im...