A claim by President Ahmadinejad that Iran has 3,000 working uranium-enriching centrifuges sent a tremor across the world yesterday amid fears that Israel would respond by bombing the country’s nuclear facilities.
Despite President Bush's claims that Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons that could trigger "World War III," experts in and out of government say there's no conclusive evidence that Tehran has an active nuclear-weapons program. Eve
Scores of middle-aged, mild-mannered, bearded gentlemen - the technocrats of the Iranian military bourgeoisie - are now officially enjoying the status of "terrorists", at least from a Washington point of view. The demonization of Iran dr
The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said he had no evidence Iran was working actively to build nuclear weapons and expressed concern that escalating rhetoric from the U.S. could bring disaster. "We have information that there has been maybe
The White House warned Monday that there was no doubt that Iran seeks atomic weapons, rebuffing the head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency after he said there was no evi
Iran has access to evidence of U.S. support for terrorist groups in the Middle East. Tehran says the rebels are operating in Iraq with U.S. forces present in the country and this shows Washington is refraining from tackling them.
There has been a lot of misunderstanding as to why Iranian pro-democracy forces oppose the $75 million the US government provides to aid civil society in their country. Allow me, as someone who spent six years in Tehran's Evin Prison on a bogus
Revolutionary Guards general, Mahmoud Chahar Baghi, threatened to "fire 11,000 missiles at US targets in the region in the first few minutes of the conflict".
Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said a few months ago in a series of closed discussions that in her opinion that Iranian nuclear weapons do not pose an existential threat to Israel, Haaretz magazine reveals in an article on Livni to be published Friday.
"The hostile American policies towards the respectable people of Iran and the country's institutions are contrary to international law, without value and, as in the past, doomed to failure,"
Putin and the Supreme Leader have agreed on a plan to nullify the George W Bush administration's relentless drive towards launching a preemptive attack, perhaps a tactical nuclear
"Today, Secretary Paulson and I are announcing several new steps to increase the costs to Iran of its irresponsible behavior," said Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who made the announcement alongside Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
It's just what the White House would need to bomb Iran -- money to modify stealth B-2 bombers to carry a bunker-busting bomb.
Iran has signed a deal with China to buy two squadrons of J-10 fighter planes that are based on Israeli technology, the Russian news agency Novosti reported yesterday. The 24 aircraft are based on technology and components provided to China by Israe
Rudy Giuliani's foreign policy advisor was subject to walkouts by individuals disgusted at the fact that Podhoretz openly called for air strikes on Iran because Iran carried out 9/11 (VIDEO)
The stakes regarding Iran have always been high, but never more so than when a nation’s leader invokes the end of days as a solution.
Vice President Dick Cheney said on Sunday the world would not stand by and let Iran develop a nuclear weapon, and Washington has not ruled out an attack.
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Most people have heard the name Valerie Plame, but almost no one has heard her story -- until now. When her identity was published in a newspaper 4 years ago, she was an undercover agent for the CIA. When the leak traced to the White House
Two former high-ranking policy experts from the Bush Administration say the U.S. has been gearing up for a war with Iran for years, despite claiming otherwise. It'll be Iraq all over again.
Discussion on the TV interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian president, admitting he wanted to visit Ground Zero last month for propaganda purposes.
It may sound counterintuitive, even heretical, but it could just be that Israel is overlooking - or worse, helping to block - what is possibly the best option available for avoiding a nuclear Iran. Direct American-led negotiations are not in play
Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, has resigned, a government spokesman said Saturday. The spokesman, Gholam Hossein Elham, gave no specific reason for the resignation, effective immediately, but said Larijani had cited a desire to foc
The Bush administration's shift from the military option of a massive strategic attack against Iran to a surgical strike against selected targets associated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, appears to have been prompted not by new alar
U.S. Military forces are capable of conducting operations against Iran if called on to bomb nuclear facilities or other targets, the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said yesterday.
"If you're interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested in preventing them from having the knowledge necessary to make a nuclear weapon."
Hillary Clinton moved to secure her position as the most hawkish Democrat in the 2008 presidential race, saying she would consider the use of force to compel Iran to abandon its nuclear program. The Democratic frontrunner argues that Iran poses a lon
At a meeting of Caspian nations that kicked off in Tehran Tuesday, the subtle message seems to be: don't think about trying to stop it militarily and, by the way, stay away from our oil.
There is a far cry from preparing for the possibility of conflict, and planning for the implementation of pre-emptive military action designed to eliminate capabilities not forbidden under international law (such as Iran’s nuclear energy program) or
"If Iran does not comply with its own commitments and the will of the international community, all options must remain on the table, Ms Clinton said.