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Iran: Going through the Motions

The United States, Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany agreed today to face-to-face talks with Iran regarding its nuclear program. While I am confident the talks will lead to nothing, they are a necessary component of the United States’ coercive … Continue reading

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Are Airstrikes Imminent in Iran?

According to Stratfor, a routine rotation of American aircraft carriers could place three carrier strike groups in the vicinity of the Persian Gulf; a fourth carrier strike group in Japan is within a week’s sailing distance. This suspicious-looking placement of … Continue reading

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Iran One Year Away from Assembling Nuclear Device

Tonight 60 Minutes aired an interview with U.S. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta. In that interview, the Secretary of Defense made several important and provocative statements. These statements include: The fact that there have been efforts to disrupt the Iranian nuclear program … Continue reading

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Western Strike on Iranian Nuclear Sites More Likely

Earlier this week, The New York Times reported that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) possesses evidence that the Iranians worked on nuclear triggering technology. This technology has only one purpose: to set off a nuclear weapon. More importantly, the … Continue reading

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