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Iranian Nuclear Energy Program
Monday, October 15, 2007
There are movements towards massing real challenges to the uni-polar geopolitical system that the ultra-right tendencies of the so-called Neo-Cons in the United States of America have created. No where in the world this challenge is more visible that the region of Eurasia and with the expansion of the geopolitical role of the Shanghai grouping has in deed caused noticeable retreat in the expansion of US-Israeli influence in Central Asia and the Caspian Sea and Shanghai’s invitation of Iran to join it as an observer and emphatic expression of support for Iran’s right to peaceful use of nuclear energy is an indication of its intention to signal its geopolitical role vis-avis the existing uni-polar system. What follows here is in reality an epilogue to my speech of 4 July 2007 at the EU Parliament, and it is because the danger of war on Iran is being increased on daily basis.
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If North Korea, Why Not Iran?
Monday, October 15, 2007
In a deal welcomed by President Bush on Wednesday, North Korea has agreed to the internationally supervised dismantling of its nuclear program. It's certainly a foreign policy triumph for the Administration, and a remarkable turnabout of a situation in which the hope for denuclearization appeared forlorn only a year ago, when North Korea tested a nuclear weapon.
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How to Build US-Iran Relations
Monday, October 15, 2007
SEEING THINGS with parted eyes, like Hermia in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream," is how US-Iran relations appear, with dialogue, both direct and indirect, and escalating tensions between the two countries transpiring simultaneously.
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Getting Lost In Translation
Monday, October 15, 2007
First I want to make some remarks about that now world-famous statement of President Ahmadinejad at Columbia: “We do not have homosexuals in Iran of the kind you have in your country.” The American media conveniently ignored the second, and crucial, part of his sentence as something redundant.
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French-Kissing the War on Iran
Monday, October 15, 2007
President George W Bush goes to New York next week for the annual United Nations General Assembly to ratchet up the demonization of Iran, confident that his new French ally is doing "a heck of a job".
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Debunking the Neocons' Iran War Measure
Monday, October 15, 2007
The Lieberman-Kyle amendment has just passed the Senate overwhelmingly after two sections were removed to satisfy Democrats that it will not serve as a backdoor authorization for war against Iran, using U.S. forces operating in Iran.
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Are Presidents Entitled to Kill Foreigners?
Monday, October 15, 2007
What is the common term for ordering soldiers to kill vast numbers of innocent people?
A war crime.
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Bush's 'Proxy War' Claim Over Iran Exposed
Sunday, October 7, 2007
In his prepared statement to the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs and Armed Services committees last week, General David Petraeus claimed that Iran is using the Quds Force to turn Shi'ite militias into a "Hezbollah-like force" to "fight a proxy war against the Iraqi state and coalition forces in Iraq".
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Ahmadinezhad in New York
Sunday, October 7, 2007
During the past week, Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad, along with many other heads of states, were in New York to take part in the United Nations General Assembly. He was primarily there to defuse the dangerous confrontation with the West over Iran's nuclear programme (although his speech at the UN did little to defuse that tension).
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Iran, Israel Ratchet up Tensions
Sunday, October 7, 2007
With so much talk of "red October" promising more fireworks instead of peace in the troubled Middle East, the world leaders gathering at the United Nations headquarters in New York would be excused for focusing on war prevention and peaceful settlement of Middle East conflicts, seemingly spiraling out of control on all fronts, particularly between Iran and Israel.
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