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The "Possible Military Dimensions" Bomb That Could Blow Up the Iran Deal

The “Possible Military Dimensions” Bomb That Could Blow Up the Iran Deal

A nuclear agreement is far from being concluded and “Possible Military Dimensions” or “PMD” could still derail talks

U.S. Military Option In Iran ‘Intact’ Despite Russian Missiles

So despite the supposed “nuclear agreement” with Iran the U.S. hasn’t entirely dispensed with the idea of a military strike

IAF must ‘invest a lot’ to overcome Russian S-300 missiles, says former air force official

Any guesses as to where the funding for that investment will be coming from?

Iran’s new Fateh-class submarine test-launched

Iran’s latest Fateh submarine currently undergoing final tests before joining the fleet

Iran: US Congress Meddling in Nuke Deal

On this particular issue are U.S. congressmen serving the interests of ordinary Americans? Or Israel’s?

Here’s what would really happen if the US bombed Iran

Even “limited” strikes would be a massive military undertaking but many hawks see them as the only way,

S-300 in Iran ‘no threat to Israel’: Putin briefs Netanyahu on defensive weapons concept

Russia will send 5 of the potent air defence systems to Iran as Putin tries to reassure the Israeli prime minister’s “grave concerns”

Not Tom Cotton but Peter Sellers doing an imitation of him in Kubrick's Dr Strangelove. Click to enlarge

Tom Cotton: Obama’s Iran Deal May Lead to Nuclear War

Two borderline psychopaths — former Israeli prison guard Jeffrey Goldberg and Senator Tom Cotton — discus prospects for striking Iran

Russian FM defends Moscow’s lifting of S-300 ban

As White House warns S-300 delivery could threaten deal over Iran’s nuclear program

Russia opens way to missile deliveries to Iran, starts oil-for-goods swap

Thereby bypassing the petrodollar and strengthening a possible alliance against the U.S.

‘Israel needs to find the right time to stop Iran’s nuclear program’

Leading Israeli academic says “only an attack can stop” Iran. So having apparently been abandoned by the U.S., the only question for Israel is when

Iran to launch new submarine soon: Navy commander

Little is known about Iran’s latest locally developed submarines but they are growing in number and capability

Carter: American bunker busters ready for use on Iran

Don’t let “talks” over Iran’s nuclear program fool you. The prospect of a U.S. military strike on Iran is still an open “option”

The ZOLJANAH tactical truck, which in a modified form will likely carry the Bavar 373, Iran's s-300. Click to enlarge

Iran to unveil homemade rival to Russian S-300 missile system

Capable of tracking up to 100 airborne targets and engaging them at up to 200 kilometres, the long awaited Bavar 373 will be unveiled in the coming weeks

Netanyahu told cabinet: Our biggest fear is that Iran will honor nuclear deal

Netanyahu told cabinet: Our biggest fear is that Iran will honor nuclear deal

According to the two senior Israeli officials, Netanyahu has said that he fears that the “Iranians will keep to every letter in the agreement if indeed one is signed at the end of June.”

Obama: Iran spends $30 billion on defense; U.S. about $600 billion

As a result, says President Obama: “Iran understands that they cannot fight us.”

Iran submarine launched cruise missile. Click to enlarge

Tom Cotton’s Limited War Against Iran

Assuming Iran has a nuclear weapons program, and there’s no evidence it does, Sen. Tom Cotton says it would only take “days” to end it. We look at what the US might face if it tried

US: Iran sanctions will be removed in phases

A major potential stumbling block has emerged as the U.S. insists sanctions will be removed in a “phased manner”. While President Rouhani says Iran will not sign an agreement unless they are removed the “same day”

Iran will only sign nuclear deal if sanctions lifted ‘same day’: Rouhani

Although for its part the U.S. insists that sanctions will be “phased out gradually”

Senator Tom Cotton. Click to enlarge

Tom Cotton Suggests War With Iran Would Be A Breeze

Senator Cotton embodies Samuel Johnson’s claim that “patriotism is the last refuge for the scoundrel”