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Iran

The Bomb and the Bomber

By Ari Shavit | The New York Times | 21 Mar 2012

If Iran goes nuclear it will change our world.

An Iranian atom bomb will force Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Egypt to acquire their own atom bombs. Thus a multipolar nuclear arena will be established in the most volatile region on earth. Sooner or later, this unprecedented development will produce a nuclear event. The world we know will cease to be the world we know after Tehran, Riyadh, Cairo or Tel Aviv become the 21st century’s Hiroshima.

 

‘Iran can hit US interests worldwide if attacked’

By Reuters | Moscow | Tehran | 8 Feb 2012

Iran is capable of carrying out military strikes on US interests all around the world if the country is attacked by the United States, Iran’s ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday.

 

Israel and Iran Agree on Nuclear Ambiguity

By Pierre Klochendler |AntiWar.com| 7 Feb 2012

JERUSALEM – Will Israel attack Iran’s nuclear facilities this spring? That is a question dominating the international agenda. Meanwhile, the grand project of a nuclear weapon–free Middle East is relegated to the utopian “day after” a solution is found to the Islamic republic’s atomic program.

 

Anti-Iran oil sanctions, a delaying tactic that won't work

By Linda Heard | ArabNews | 31 Jan 2012

The US and Europe’s attack on Iran’s oil industry and international banking system is self-defeating as long as Tehran retains eager customers like China, South Korea, Japan, Turkey and India that intends to continue its Iranian imports and circumvent banking restrictions using gold bars.

 

US Plans for Perpetual War

By Renee Parsons |Common Dreams| 28 Jan 2012

As an attack on Iran remains temporarily on the backburner and Syria, home to US-identified terrorist group Hamas, moves up the queue as the next target for military intervention, both are part of a larger strategy proposed to newly-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 1996.

 

Will Israel Attack Iran?

By Ronen Bergman : The New York Times | 25 Jan 2012

As the Sabbath evening approached on Jan. 13, Ehud Barak paced the wide living-room floor of his home high above a street in north Tel Aviv, its walls lined with thousands of books on subjects ranging from philosophy and poetry to military strategy. Barak, the Israeli defense minister, is the most decorated soldier in the country’s history and one of its most experienced and controversial politicians. He has served as chief of the general staff for the Israel Defense Forces, interior minister, foreign minister and prime minister. He now faces, along with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and 12 other members of Israel’s inner security cabinet, the most important decision of his life — whether to launch a pre-emptive attack against Iran.

 

The Next War on Washington’s Agenda

By Paul Craig Roberts |Counterpunch| 12 Jan 2012

Only the blind do not see that the US government is preparing to attack Iran. Washington has deployed missiles directed at Iran in its oil emirate puppet states, Oman and the UAE, and little doubt in the other US puppet states in the Middle East. Washington has beefed up Saudi Arabia’s jet fighter force.

 

False Flag: Mossad Agents Posed As CIA to Recruit Terrorists

A series of CIA memos describes how Israeli Mossad agents posed as American spies to recruit members of the terrorist organization Jundallah to fight their covert war against Iran.

By Mark Perry | Foreign Policy | 13 Jan 2012

 

Iran further restricts Facebook and Twitter, prepares its own internet

By Zoe Fox | Mashable | 9 Jan 2012

Iran is testing a domestic Internet, a “Halal” network that will restrict citizens from penetrating foreign sites. Internet users this week reported delays in their network connections, which is believed to be connected to the new network’s trial run.

 

How Maliki and Iran Outsmarted the U.S. on Troop Withdrawal

by Gareth Porter : IPS | Washington | 17 Dec 2011

Defence Secretary Leon Panetta's suggestion that the end of the U.S. troop presence in Iraq is part of a U.S. military success story ignores the fact that the George W. Bush administration and the U.S. military had planned to maintain a semi-permanent military presence in Iraq.

 
 

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