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Panic in Tehran

Published on October 3rd, 2012 | by Paul Sullivan

The Iranian rial has been in free fall for the last few days. Inflation has been ramping up for the last few months as the rial has lost more than 50 percent of its value over ... Read More


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Don’t Iraq Iran: Foolproof the Intelligence

Published on October 2nd, 2012 | by Jasmin Ramsey

Roger Z. George, a former national intelligence officer who teaches at the National War College in Washington, explains how to avoid making the same mistakes the US made before invading Iraq in 2003, with Iran: - set extremely high ... Read More


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Experts: Attacking Iran will Result in Bomb-making Spree

Published on October 2nd, 2012 | by Jasmin Ramsey

William J. Broad of the New York Times provides a compilation of quotes from experts on Iran’s nuclear program in his report about the growing list of reasons against militarily attacking the country. In short, bombing Iran will ... Read More



Meanwhile in Iran

Published on October 2nd, 2012 | by Jasmin Ramsey

This lonely press briefing issued today by the United Nations about ongoing political imprisonment in Iran reminds us that the more the international community focuses on Iran’s nuclear program, the less attention is given to Iranian human ... Read More



Of Bombs and (would-be) Bombers

Published on October 2nd, 2012 | by Peter Jenkins

This was the best of weeks; this was the worst of weeks. I am referring to last week’s ministerial meeting at the UN General Assembly – and of course I’m exaggerating. For all who want to ... Read More



What the New Drone Report Does and Doesn’t Say

Published on October 2nd, 2012 | by Daniel Luban

I wrote last week about the worthwhile new Stanford/NYU study on the civilian impact of the drone war in Pakistan. Today brought the release of another new study of the drone war, this one conducted by ... Read More


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The Liabilities of Netanyahu’s Red Line

Published on October 1st, 2012 | by Jasmin Ramsey

Jeffrey Lewis provides a thorough analysis of Benjamin Netanyahu’s graphic aid and theory presented at the 67th UN General Assembly last week and explains why attacking Iran militarily based on the Israeli Prime Minister’s red line ... Read More

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