Iran

IDF Appoints Special Team to Plan Strike on Iran

We know that a unilateral strike on Iran is beyond Israel’s ability. So is it using the threat as a means to pressure the U.S. into doing so for it?

B-2 would liklely be used to deliver the Massive Ordnance Penetrator against Iran's nuclear sites. Click to enlarge

Plan B For Iran

Should the talks with Iran fail then the U.S. has a backup plan that it has spent years preparing for

Netanyahu sends implicit threat to Iran ahead of nuclear deadline

Netanyahu again hints that Israel may attack Iran’s nuclear facilities. Whether it will, or can, is another question

Khamenei rules out freezing sensitive nuclear work for long period

Iran’s Supreme Leader stiffens his position over nuclear talks

Top Commander: Building Air Defense Systems Indigenized in Iran

The next 9 months could be critical as Iran prepares to deploy weapons that will effectively thwart any U.S. air campaign

In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, seated left, listens to an official during his visit at an aerospace exhibition in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, May 11, 2014. The exhibition revealed an advanced CIA spy drone, front, captured in 2011 by Iran, and its Iranian-made copy, back. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader) Click to enlarge

Persian Might: Iranian Military Power Stops US From Attacking Tehran

Had Iran not developed its military technology the U.S. would have embarked on a military campaign against it. Just as it did in Iraq and Afghanistan

Iran’s economy poised for growth spurt with or without sanctions over nukes

“The Iranian economy will grow… It’s not going to depend on the lifting of sanctions. It will just grow and develop at a slower pace,” said a managing partner for an Austria-based consulting firm

Iran N-talks virtually stalled, deadline may be missed

Russia’s negotiator said Friday there has been a “very worrying” slowdown in progress

Experts: Nuclear Talks Ignore Iran’s Missiles at World’s Peril

Are the goalposts are being moved? Now that agreement may be in sight in talks over Iran’s nuclear program, we are being told that the real threat is Iran’s missiles

Cyberattack targeted Iran nuclear talks venues, Kaspersky Lab says

We saw the headline and even before we had read the article we thought: Israel. But this also suggests mounting Zionist desperation trying to derail the talks

CIA chief in ‘secret Israel talks on Iran’

CIA chief John Brennan reportedly in Israel last week to discus the possible nuclear deal with Iran. The topic was also expected to be discussed by visiting US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey

Why didn’t Netanyahu attack Iran?

According to Caroline Glick, in 2010, two senior memebers of the IDF “were given an order to prepare the military for an imminent strike against Iran’s nuclear installation, and they refused.”

Iran’s ballistic missiles could derail nuke deal

Agreement over Iran’s nuclear program could still prove elusive. As the U.S. considers introducing a new element into the talks: Iran’s ballistic missiles

No trust in Iran nuclear talks: top negotiator

“We don’t trust the other side at all and they don’t trust us either,” Iran’s deputy foreign minister admitted Saturday

Iran rejects limited international access to military sites – agency

Hardly surprising. After all would the U.S. allow ‘international monitors’ to inspect its military sites? Would Israel?

Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'

Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition ‘to expose true nature of Islamic State’

Includes a selection of some of the competition entries

Iran Military Prowess Advances Amid Nuclear Talks, Pentagon Says

Although the advances “could be applied to nuclear weapons” they could equally be used in conventional weapons and they were given added impetus by threats about ‘all options’

Israel military says Iran nuclear threat may wane with deal

As if Iran, which has yet to have a nuclear weapons program confirmed, poses a nuclear threat to Israel, which is thought to have at least 100 nuclear weapons

In very rare public meet, Israeli, Saudi officials name Iran as common foe

Although they haven’t resolved all their differences, Israel and Saudi Arabia have one key issue on which they agree

Iran’s military mastermind promises a ‘surprise’ in Syria

Qassem Soleimani’s promise may prefigure a more direct Iranian involvement in Syria