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Five Issues That Need to Be Resolved for the Iran Nuclear Deal to Succeed

Five Issues That Need to Be Resolved for the Iran Nuclear Deal to Succeed

When the president of the Council of Foreign Relations writes that the nuclear accord with Iran might face problems you can be sure, it’s already dead in the water

Military Action Against Iran Still Possible, Says Israeli Official

Israel cannot attack Iran alone. It needs Western help but for now the U.S. is playing the good guy in the “good cop, bad cop” routine. With the Zionist state playing the “bad cop”

Iran disputes US nuclear deal ‘fact sheet’

Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif takes issue with the “fact sheet” released by the U.S.

Obama receives an update from John Kerry in Iran inside the Situation Room on April 1st. Click to enlarge

Iran’s Persian statement on ‘deal’ contradicts Obama’s claims

Days after signing the agreement and already U.S. and Iranian versions of the “texts are diametrically opposed”

Outline of Iran Nuclear Deal Sounds Different From Each Side

The ink on the agreement has barely dried but already disputes are emerging over how it’s interpreted

Pentagon tested biggest ‘bunker-buster’ bomb in its arsenal in January: Report

So despite the recently agreed nuclear accord, the U.S. is stil keeping “all options” ready

, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Click to enlarge

Pentagon Chief: We Might Bomb Iran Even if Nuclear Deal Reached

Despite the agreement over its nuclear program, US Defense Secretary Carter says “the military option will remain on the table” regarding Iran

Graffiti written in Farsi outside the presidential palace in Tikrit, Iraq. The translation says, "The Sepah of Khomeini defeated Daesh" - sepah being a term for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. Given that U.S.-led forces were bombing until Monday night, it would imply that they gave air cover to troops who included Iranians (though Iraqis deny there were any Iranian ground forces). (Loveday Morris/The Washington Post) Click to enlarge

Photo: Were Iranian soldiers fighting in Tikrit?

While the Iraqi government insists that only Iraqi forces were involved in the liberation of Tikrit, fresh scrawled graffiti in the city’s former presidential palace suggests otherwise

Iran’s Been Two Years Away From a Nuclear Weapon for Three Decades

In 1984 Jane’s Defence Weekly informed readers that Iran would have a nuclear weapon within “two years”. Nor was Jane’s alone in making such predictions

Netanyahu tells Obama Iran deal ‘threat to Israel’s survival’

The billion dollar question that arises from this: will Israel act to neutralise the perceived “threat”?

Negotiators announce agreement at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne after the talks finished.

Iran nuclear deal: negotiators announce ‘framework’ agreement

Iran agrees sweeping cuts in its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions in historic announcement Thursday night

Israel’s defense minister: Lausanne talks on Iran won’t go anywhere

Whence this assurance? Does he know something we don’t?

‘Iran is placing guided warheads on Hezbollah rockets’

Iran supplying warheads that in the words of one Israeli official, can turn missiles with “an accuracy range of kilometers into weapons that are accurate to within meters”

Iran nuclear talks miss deadline; Russia says ‘key aspects’ agreed

Talks continue past deadline as sticking point remains over the lifting of sanctions

John 'Bomb-Bomb-Iran' Bolton

Bomb, Bomb Iran! — And Then Bomb, Bomb Russia!

Bill Van Auken on some of America’s most vociferous warmongers. With pictures, captions and commentary from Lasha Darkmoon

Iran Says U.S. Drone Killed Two Advisers In Iraq

Denials that a U.S. drone killed two Iranian advisers helping Iraqi operations against Islamic State sound hollow. Especially when U.S. allies in the gulf helped finance the militants

Jade Helm: Preparation for Huge War in the Middle East?

Jade Helm: Preparation for Huge War in the Middle East?

Drill simulates U.S. military invasions of Iran and Syria

Does Iran Have Secret Nukes in North Korea?

We have been told by a psychic friend that Iran DOES have nuclear weapons. If so it would make sense to store them in North Korea, away from the prying eyes of International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors

World powers intensify Iran nuclear talks, Israel hopes for failure

Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz, who has been spearheading efforts to lobby world powers against the Iran deal, voiced cautious hope that the talks would collapse

What happens if nuclear talks with Iran fail?

State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf says “all options” are still on the table