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Security Council Passes New Sanctions on Iran
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
After several weeks of closed door negotiations, the 15-member U.N. Security Council decided Monday to impose a third set of sanctions on Iran to pressure Tehran to halt its ongoing nuclear power programme.
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Third round of sanctions against Iran amplifies the need for a new Iran approach
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
The sanctions come in the wake of last week’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report, which cites “good progress” in clarifying the outstanding issues in Iran’s nuclear dossier.
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UN Deepens the Iran Nuclear Crisis
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
The third round of United Nations Security Council sanctions now hanging over Iran's head in connection with its nuclear program is the harshest yet. Tehran has dismissed the measures as "legally defective". But with US and French ships in the Persian Gulf poised to carry out the interdiction of vessels suspected of carrying nuclear cargo to and from Iran, the stage is set for the next chapter - physical confrontation.
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Iran’s Sisyphean Task
Sunday, March 2, 2008
So, according to ElBaradei, he didn’t even get permission from the Cheney Cabal to reveal to the Iranians the latest "terrorist organization" charges until a week before he finished his final report on the "work plan," and, as of the date of his report to the IAEA Board, Iran had not yet even had a chance to learn what allegations had been made.
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Chance for peace: UN should accept Iran’s offer to implement Additional Protocol
Saturday, March 1, 2008
In the wake of the latest report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), clearing Iran of all the outstanding issues from its own work plan of August 2007, Iran has also agreed to accept and observe the Additional Protocol if its nuclear file is returned back to the IAEA jurisdiction from the UN Security Council.
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Iran in the Crosshairs
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Washington watched as 2007 came to a violent and inglorious end. U.S. wars raged in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S.-backed Israeli occupation suffocated Palestinians, U.S.-allied governments in Pakistan and Kenya faced national explosions over false democratization and stolen elections, and U.S. corporate-driven poverty and resource wars ravaged Africa. Powerful forces in the United States had already begun to critically reassess what they saw as the diminishing value of the Bush administration’s reckless global interventionism.
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Iran Nuke Laptop Data Came from Terror Group
Saturday, March 1, 2008
The George W. Bush administration has long pushed the "laptop documents" -- 1,000 pages of technical documents supposedly from a stolen Iranian laptop -- as hard evidence of Iranian intentions to build a nuclear weapon. Now charges based on those documents pose the only remaining obstacles to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) declaring that Iran has resolved all unanswered questions about its nuclear programme.
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'The world' according to Washington
Saturday, March 1, 2008
According to Anglo-American rules of discourse, "the world" is the political class of Washington, London and their allies of the moment. For an example, take the recent killing of Hezbollah doyen Imad Moughniyeh, one of "the most wanted militants in the world". But, if "the world" adopted the perspective of the real world, other criminals would be worthy of the epithet "wanted the world over".
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US-Israeli Deliberations on Iranian Nuclear Issue
Saturday, March 1, 2008
A perusal of current deliberations between Israel and the US over the Iranian nuclear project reveals an increase in the parleys between the two in recent months.
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Why is Iraq Missing from 2008 Presidential Race?
Saturday, March 1, 2008
There has been little change in the conventional debate over a US invasion abroad: from Vietnam to Iraq, the two main political parties and political pundits differ only on the tactics of US goals, which are assumed to be legitimate. On the other hand, public opposition to war has also remained consistent, Chomsky says, but, whether Iraqi or American, ignored.
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