How Dare They Make a Deal With Iran?

“I think this announcement is as convincing an answer to the efforts undertaken in Tehran over the last few days as any we could provide,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on START (strategic arms reduction treaty) on May 18, announcing the introduction of a draft resolution to … Continue reading “How Dare They Make a Deal With Iran?”

Iran Uses Fear of Covert Nuclear Sites to Deter Attack

The New York Times reported Tuesday that Iran had "quietly hidden an increasingly large part of its atomic complex" in a vast network of tunnels and bunkers buried in mountainsides. The story continued a narrative begun last September, when a second Iranian uranium enrichment facility near Qom was reported to have been discovered by U.S. … Continue reading “Iran Uses Fear of Covert Nuclear Sites to Deter Attack”

US, Iran Moving Again Toward Confrontation

Iran’s announced intention to build 10 new nuclear enrichment plants has been deemed "unacceptable" by the administration of President Barack Obama, which warned Monday of increased pressure on Tehran if it does not soon accept Western proposals to curb its nuclear program. The contretemps, which came amid reports that Tehran had arrested five British nationals … Continue reading “US, Iran Moving Again Toward Confrontation”