Iran

Why Washington Fears Iran

“Tehran has developed technical expertise in a number of areas – including uranium enrichment, nuclear reactors, and ballistic missiles – from which it could draw if it decided to build missile-deliverable nuclear weapons,” reads Director of National Intelligence James R.…

Why Arabs Need Iran

In 2011, when Arab revolts began to sweep the Middle East and North Africa, the view from Washington and its closest allies was one of concern. How would the removal of mostly pro-Western dictatorships affect the balance of power in…

CNN spreads lies against Iran, Syria: Ex-correspondent

An outspoken investigative journalist and former CNN correspondent has once again stressed that the US-based network is engaged in spreading Western propaganda against Iran and Syria. Syria’s SANA news agency quoted Amber Lyon as saying that when she was working…

Obama raises prospect of nuclear arms in Iran despite testimony by top intel official

U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper confirmed this week Iran has not decided to develop a nuclear weapon and that it would be unable to do so secretly. Testifying before the Senate, Clapper said Iran could not divert safeguarded…

Highly Enriched Uranium and the Production of Medical Isotopes

Weapons-Grade Uranium and the Hiroshima Bomb by Gordon Edwards, Ph.D I and many others have long been opposed to the continued use of weapons-grade uranium at Chalk River. It is gratifying that the Government of Canada recently announced they will…

US Democrats propose bill for political engagement with Iran

The Democrats in the US House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would demand the government establish a diplomatic envoy to Iran in an attempt to deal with Tehran’s nuclear energy program. A sponsor of the legislation, Representative Barbara…

UN human rights experts urge Iran to release detained opposition activists

11 February 2013 – United Nations human rights experts today called on Iran to immediately release two leading opposition figures and their family members who remain under house arrest, as well as hundreds of other prisoners of conscience, ahead of…

IAEA says will continue cooperation, talks with Iran

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says it will continue cooperation and talks with Iran over the country’s nuclear energy program. The IAEA inspectors have announced that they will continue to hold discussions with Iran; however, they say no final…

Obama – Nobel Peace Prize 2009: “We will maintain the best military the world has ever known”

Being the President of the USA can’t be an easy job; being a president from an ethnic minority, someone from a community that has a long experience of poverty, violence and discrimination, must be even harder. On one hand in…

U.S. Deploys Military Task Force in Jordan… In Preparation for Wider War?

By Bill Van Auken, WSWS* – In preparation for a direct US intervention in Syria and a wider war in the Middle East, the Pentagon has secretly deployed a 150-strong military task force in Jordan. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Wednesday…

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