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Iran Nuclear Program

Giggling in Fallujah

Fatemeh Keshavarz | Posted 01.28.2012 | Religion
Fatemeh Keshavarz

Perfectly respectable American politicians proposing crippling sanctions to hurt ordinary Iranians so they rise up against their regime. It sounds like a confused dream. But it isn't.

Iranian Lawmaker Says 12 Alleged CIA Agents Arrested

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has arrested 12 agents of the American Central Intelligence Agency, the country's official IRNA news agency reported, quoting an ...

Ahmadinejad Considers Any Country That Freezes Iranian Assets 'Thieves'

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 01.23.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The West must prove its claims that Iran seeks to build nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday, repeating ...

West And Iran Exchange Tough Language

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.18.2012 | World

VIENNA — The U.S. and its Western allies bluntly accused Iran on Friday of deceiving the world by trying to hide work on nuclear arms, as the U....

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...

Republican Candidates Attack Obama On Key Issue

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopefuls are focusing on Iran as a weak spot in President Barack Obama's foreign policy record, and they're revi...

How the Mossad Is Reining in Netanyahu on Iran

Sigurd Neubauer | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Sigurd Neubauer

Politics aside, it is not the first time that Benjamin Netanyahu's hardline national security positions have been openly challenged by senior Israeli intelligence officials.

Obama Vows To Put Pressure On Iran To Halt Nuclear Program

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

(Ben Feller, Associated Press) KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- Defending his efforts to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions, President Barack Obama said Sunday tha...

Atomic Agency Shows 35 Nations Intel On Iran Nuke Program

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

VIENNA -- In a show-and-tell based on secret intelligence, the U.N. atomic agency shared satellite images, letters and diagrams with 35 nations Friday...

LOOK: New Images Of Iran's Nuclear Sites Released

Posted 01.09.2012 | World

Following a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that expressed "serious concerns regarding possible military dimensions to Iran...

Iranian Supreme Leader Warns Of 'Strong Slap And An Iron Fist'

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader on Thursday warned Israel and the United States that Tehran's response will be tough should its archenemies...

Ahmadinejad: Iran Won't Retreat 'An Iota' From Nuclear Program

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — With Iran angrily defiant about a U.N. report accusing it of developing nuclear weapons, Western powers and allies...

China: No Comment On Iran's Nuclear Programs

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

BEIJING — China said Wednesday it is still studying the U.N.'s critical assessment of Iran's nuclear program, likely indicating it will withhold...

UN Atomic Agency: Iran Working On Research To Make Nuclear Weapon

Posted 01.08.2012 | World

VIENNA -- The U.N. nuclear atomic energy agency says that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose can only be the develo...

Ahmadinejad: UN Nuclear Chief Is American Pawn

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday criticized the head of the U.N.'s nuclear agency as an American pawn in the run-up t...

Israel Won't Rule Out Iran Military Strike

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's defense minister warned on Tuesday of a possible Israeli military strike against Iran's nuclear program and rejected sugges...

A U.S. Intelligence Estimate on Iran?

Abraham R. Wagner | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
Abraham R. Wagner

What we need with regards to Iran is not vague press leaks from Mossad, but better information from the Obama administration and the Intelligence community -- and we need it now.

Iran's Nuclear Ambitions And America's Misguidedly Dismissed Countervailing Option

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 01.06.2012 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

If we do not get the Persian Gulf states to support placing an effective oil embargo on Iran, perhaps we should contemplate letting these "allies" deal with Iran on their own.

UN Has New Iranian Nuke Arms Claims

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. atomic agency plans to reveal intelligence next week suggesting Iran made computer models of a nuclear warhead and other previ...

Sarkozy Blasts Iran's 'Obsession' With Nuclear Program

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

CANNES, France -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy says that Iran's "obsession" with acquiring nuclear material is against international rules. Sarko...

Poll Shows Israel Divided Over Iran Attack

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israelis are evenly divided over whether their country should carry out a military strike against Iran's nuclear program, according ...

Obama: Iran's Nuclear Program Poses Continued Threat

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

CANNES, France -- President Barack Obama says Iran's nuclear program continues to pose a threat, and that he and the president of France want the inte...

Iran’s Nuclear Program Suffering New Setbacks, Diplomats And Experts Say

The Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

Iran’s nuclear program, which stumbled badly after a reported cyber attack last year, appears beset by poorly performing equipment, shortages of par...

An Iran Policy for the 99%: Yes to the Medical Nuke Deal

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.09.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Jacking up the confrontation with Iran would serve the interests of the 1% and hurt the interests of the 99%: it would produce more spending and focus on the military economy at the expense of the productive domestic economy that employs and nourishes the 99%.

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...