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Iran Nuclear Weapons

China And Iran: Lessons From A Lab Rat

Barry Lando | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Barry Lando

China's diplomats and businessmen have followed a sinuous route, publicly urging Iran to back away from plans for nuclear weapons, but refusing to support calls for tougher sanctions.

Death in the Air: House Bill Bans Fixing Iranian Civilian Aircraft

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

The bottom line is that our Iran policy is nuts, and not just Brad Sherman's either. Our sanctions policy in general makes little, if any distinction, between targeting the Iranian regime and targeting Iran's people.

Here We Go Again With Nuclear Hysteria

Eric Margolis | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

If Iran is indeed trying to produce nuclear weapons -- and it has good reasons for wanting them -- why has it taken so long?

Poor, Misunderstood Iran!

David Harris | Posted 01.15.2012 | World
David Harris

The latest International Atomic Energy Agency report sends yet another clear warning of Iran's goal, at least for those prepared to see the truth as it is, not as they might wish or pretend it to be.

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...

Iran Wins

Bradley Burston | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

The same question, wherever you turn. In a hundred accents, at the green grocer's, the dentist's, the college library, the gym. From garage to synagogue, the question doesn't change: Will we attack Iran?

Honor the Vets: No Iran War

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Only successful comprehensive negotiations can provide both Israel and Iran with the confidence to get off a course that could lead to mutual destruction.

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...

An Iranian Nuclear Escalation?

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

The UN's nuclear agency has issued its strongest judgment to date that Iran is seeking to develop a nuclear weapon.

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...

Iran, the U.S., and Saudi Arabia

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Majid Rafizadeh

Ideologically speaking, by proclaiming itself the safe-guarder of Islamic values Iran has been challenging Saudi Arabia's position in the Middle East for decades.

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...

Iranian General: 'If You Kill Any Of Us, We Will Kill Dozens Of You'

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian semi-official news agency says that a top commander in the country's Revolutionary Guard force has threatened to kill ...

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.

IAEA: Iran On Brink Of Nuclear Capability

The Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

Intelligence provided to U.N. nuclear officials shows that Iran’s government has mastered the critical steps needed to build a nuclear weapon, recei...

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...

Israeli President: Clock Ticking On Iran

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's president says the international community is closer to pursuing a military solution to the standoff over Iran's nuclear program...

If Israel Strikes

Ken Blackwell | Posted 01.04.2012 | World
Ken Blackwell

Not much this administration has done in the Middle East should give Israelis confidence that they can rely on their feckless friends in Washington to support them when push comes to shove.

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 ...