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US-Iran Misperceptions

John Tirman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
John Tirman

In the U.S., longstanding perceptions of Iran as a devious and hostile force have led large numbers of senators and representatives to sign onto resolutions meant to constrain if not undermine the nuclear negotiations. But it's not a set of perceptions that is rooted in any reasonable calculation of threats.

Iran Again: Obama's Strategy May Pay Off

John Tirman | Posted 01.05.2013 | World
John Tirman

The Iran issue is central to the right-wing mantra on Obama's foreign policy as consistently showing "weakness." But a diplomatic solution is a must -- and it would be fitting for Obama to cash in his chips after Tuesday and secure a nuclear deal.

World To Israel: Don't Strike Iran

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2012 | World

By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Israel is facing growing international pressure not to attack Iran unilater...

Iran's Nuclear Program: Challenging Conventional Options

Paul Heroux | Posted 07.29.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

When dealing with Iran, it is critically important to factor in that the tougher our rhetoric gets, the deeper they will dig their heels in. We must exhaust all options before we turn to military action.

'Iran Must Stop Uranium Enrichment'

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of stalling in negotiations over its nuclear program with the international community, and said an ...

An Extraordinary Stable Number

Ed Koch | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

The issue of how to deal with the threat of Iran manufacturing a nuclear bomb is a matter affecting Israel's very existence and, therefore, a first pr...

Iran Nuclear Crisis -- Disruptive Diplomacy, Not Shock and Awe

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 06.14.2012 | World
Kumi Naidoo

Nuclear power and nuclear weapons are the Janus faces of nuclear technology: you cannot have one with out the other.

How the Presidential Election Could Lead to an Israeli Strike on Iran

Joshua Gleis | Posted 05.06.2012 | World
Joshua Gleis

Herein lies the major debate taking place in Israel, the United States, and around the world: how long will the Jewish state be willing to wait for all diplomatic options to be exhausted before it makes the decision to launch a preemptive strike on Iran's nuclear program?

"Moral Equivalency" vs. Moral Responsibility: Israel, Iran, and the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Clarence B. Jones

The real threat to Israel may not only be Iran. It may be the danger and risks of internal self-corruption by the people and government of Israel of those cherished democratic principles underlying the founding of such a great nation as Israel.

Dealing With Iran

James Zogby | Posted 04.05.2012 | World
James Zogby

If we are to believe a variety of confirmed and unconfirmed sources in Israel and the U.S., some day in the next few months we may wake up to the news that Israel has bombed Iran's nuclear facilities. Or maybe not.

American Enterprise Institute Admits: Iran Threat Isn't That It Will Launch Nuclear Attack

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 02.01.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

This admission that the problem with a nuclear Iran is not that it would attack Israel but that it would alter the regional balance of power is incredibly significant.

Obscene: Using the Holocaust to Justify War With Iran

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

A war with Iran would end any possibility of Israel ever achieving either peace with the Muslim world or any semblance of security. Forever.

Ehud Barak: Iran Nuclear Program Not About Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Israel's primary concern rightly is its own survival. But it is not an Iranian bomb that threatens that survival nearly as much as the war Netanyahu might launch ostensibly to deter it.

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...

Israel On Iran: Anything It Takes To Stop Nukes

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel hardened its insistence Monday that it would do anything it felt necessary to stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb, just the...