New York Times report quotes senior American officials who believe there is little disagreement between Israeli and U.S. intelligence over Iran’s nuclear program, despite calls for a strike by Israeli officials.
Even before President Obama declared this month that “I have Israel’s back” in its escalating confrontation with Iran, pro-Israel figures like the evangelical Christian leader Gary L. Bauer and the conservative commentator William Kristol were pushin
Washington is planning to deploy even more ships, subs and choppers to the Persian Gulf despite the fact that it already stations aircraft carriers in the region.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is once again hinting at the possibility of an attack against Iran in the near future
The West should accept Iran as a legitimate ‘regional superpower’ and drop ‘yesterdays’ rehashed policies of sanctions and military force
It's the most talked-about military site in the world.
The US wants Russia to deliver a message to Iran: Tehran has one last chance for talks. If it is wasted, an attack will happen in a matter of months, according to Russian diplomatic sources.
A majority of Americans would support military action against Iran if there were evidence that Tehran is building nuclear weapons, even if such action led to higher gasoline prices, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday.
Carl Levin (D-Mi), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and top dollar recipient of money from AIPAC, has called for a blockade of Iran. This was predictable, coming from another Senate warmonger. A blockade is an act of war. Sanctions are
Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger said in an interview Sunday that the United States should assume that Iran is actively preparing to build nuclear weapons.
The former head of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency is warning that it would be reckless for Israel to launch a pre-emptive attack on Iran's nuclear program and instead suggests it would be better to wait for the U.S. to step in.
Meir Dagan has been described as "hard-charging" and "stops at nothing."
Last night at the gym after my usual stint at the pullup bar and the leg extension and leg curl machines, I proceeded to the treadmill.
A top US Air Force general has described the biggest conventional warhead – the 30,000-pound bunker buster bomb – as “great” for a military strike on Iran.
Take a step back to 2003 with me. Then Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld presented intelligence reports that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. He even stated, "We know where they are.
Israel has asked the United States for advanced "bunker-buster" bombs and refueling planes that could improve its ability to attack Iran's underground nuclear sites, an Israeli official said on Thursday.
As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned from a visit to Washington this week, much of the discussion here centered on traffic-light hues
The former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency has cautioned against an attack on Iran's nuclear sites and put his trust firmly in US President Barack Obama to intervene if and when necessary.
Three days of protracted negotiations held under the specter of war highlighted the diplomatic difficulties ahead for nations intent on ensuring that Iran is not developing nuclear weapons.
Support for Netanyahu's Likud party is at all-time high, but Israelis still skeptical regarding attack on Iran's nuclear facilities without U.S. backing.
The US may use a 13,600-kilogram bunker-buster bomb that is currently being developed for a strike on countries like Iran.
The U.S. has allegedly offered Israel advanced weapons such as bunker-busting bombs and refueling planes in exchange for an agreement to postpone an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities until 2013
At its height under Suleiman the Magnificent, the Ottoman Empire (1299–1923) – the closest thing to a global, Islamic caliphate – controlled vast swaths of land in the Middle East, North Africa, western Asia, Europe, and the Balkans.
Iran will not be able to use alliances with Latin America to wield significant influence on security in the West, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday.
Satellite images of an Iranian military facility allegedly show attempts to clean the site of radioactive traces, diplomats have told AP. This adds to the stir over Iran’s nuclear activities, while Tehran insists on their peaceful nature.
Following a televised confession to spying on Iran for the Central Intelligence Agency, Amir Mizra Hekmati has been sentenced to death by the Islamic Revolutionary Court.
If we put several separate reports together, what we get is that the U.S. and Israel already are making undeclared war on Iran. Report 1 is from the Pentagon in which it classifies digital sabotage as an act of war. Report 2 is from CBS in which an e
In 2009, The New York Times‘ David Barstow won the Pulitzer Prize for his two-part series on the use by television networks of retired Generals posing as objective “analysts”
Last week, Brazil’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Antonio Patriota, reminded Ban Ki-moon regarding his role as UN Secretary General. it referred to the issue of criminal actions in derogation of international law.
Good morning from The Oval, on a day when President Obama deals with the weighty issues of war and peace.