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Nuclear Iran

Paul, Bachmann Spar Over Nuclear Iran

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Amid a lengthy back and forth over the proper way to handle a potential nuclear threat from Iran, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) drew the ire of offi...

Israel's Worsening Security Dilemma

Rob Sobhani | Posted 11.28.2011 | World
Rob Sobhani

The country is essentially facing two critical -- and opposing -- timelines. In one the Islamic Republic of Iran acquires the nuclear bomb. In the other, freedom and democracy take root in Iran. Which will it be?

Obama on Iran, Yes or No?

Dovid Efune | Posted 01.20.2012 | World
Dovid Efune

"If we elect Barack Obama, Iran will have nuclear weapons. If you elect Mitt Romney, if you elect me, they will not," said Mr. Romney during Saturday ...

Joshua Hersh

GOP Debate: Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman Cemented As Foreign Policy Outliers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a foreign policy debate dominated by the hawkish perspectives of the GOP frontrunners, two presidential candidates cemented their rol...

Irans Starts Production Of Cruise Missiles For Navy

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Wednesday it has begun large-scale production of a domestically-developed cruise missile designed for sea-based targets...

Iran's Nuclear Program -- Deal With It

Madison Schramm | Posted 11.02.2011 | World
Madison Schramm

The Obama administration needs to acknowledge the limited efficacy of sanctions and reevaluate the fanciful notion that Iran will suspend enrichment. Washington needs to offer up some more carrots.

U.S. Spy Plane Shot Down In Iran: Report

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane that was trying to gather information on an underground uranium enrich...

Iran: 'Plenty Of Factories' Supply Equipment For Nuclear Program

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 06.09.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's foreign minister on Saturday confirmed claims by an exiled Iranian opposition group that a factory west of Tehran is manufactur...

Leveraging Its Latest Nuclear Setback to Further Tighten the Screws on Iran

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

Blink and you might have missed it. Or, more to the point, fallen asleep before you got to item number 42 under "Other Matters" of the International Atomic Energy Agency's latest report on Iran's nuclear program.

MAJOR SETBACK: Iran Forced To Unload Fuel From Nuke Facility

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — In a major setback to Iran's nuclear program, technicians will have to unload fuel from the country's first atomic power plant be...

U.S. Report: Iran Debating Whether To Build Nuclear Bomb

The Washington Post | Greg Miller and Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A comprehensive new U.S. intelligence report concludes that Iran has resumed research on key components for a nuclear weapon, but that the slow and sc...

Don't Let the Iranian Regime Get Away with Murder

Ali Fatemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Fatemi

Time, and again, we have seen the Iranian regime forced to back off whenever it has been forced on its back foot to defend its human rights record. And, given its effectiveness, it is surprising how infrequently we have used this tactic.

Benjamin Netanyahu Urges 'Crippling Sanctions' Against Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) is calling for "crippling sanctions" against Iran to prevent it from d...

Gates on Iran: Who's Crying Now?

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

Robert Gate's leaked memo expressing distress at the lack of viable options for dealing with Iran's nuclear plans is the first official admission that the Obama administration's approach has come up short. That is no great revelation.

The Obama Administration's Conflicting Messages on Iran

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

In regards to a nuclear Iran, the policy that seems to be emerging from the White House is one called "containment." But what is containment? It is little more than an acknowledgment of failure.

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...

Sarkozy Threatens Iran With "Severe" Sanctions Over Nuclear Program, Election Crackdown

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy criticized Iranian leaders for their handling of contested elections and their nuclear program, and pleaded fo...

Obama's Bold Iran Move

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Heilbrunn

The Obama administration's announcement that it will directly participate in meetings with Iran is an overdue move. It isn't America that's put on the spot by Obama's policy shift. It's Iran.

Iran Is Making Fools of Everyone

Mort Zuckerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mort Zuckerman

Who would have imagined that President Obama may well determine his historical legacy and reputation on the basis of the way he deals with Iran?

Iran Attack Not a Problem, Say War Wonks

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Wellen

For better or worse, we're constitutionally incapable of summoning up sufficient cynicism to imagine the moral depravity required to start another war.