Category Archives: Iran

An Ugly Surprise

Iran has a new toy: President Obama and the leaders of France and Britain blasted Iran’s construction of a previously unacknowledged uranium enrichment facility and demanded Friday that Tehran immediately fulfill its obligations under international law or risk the imposition … Continue reading

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Damning With Faint Insight

There is a decidedly weird Op-Ed by David Ignatius in the WaPo: At the Tip of Iran's Spear Let's try for a moment to put ourselves in the mind of Brig. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Outrage Over Jimmy Carter

Fox News is reporting that Jimmy Carter's latest planned cuddling up with terrorists is actually too much for even some Democrats to bear. They lead off with bills introduced by Republicans to strip public funds from the Carter Center and … Continue reading

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Terror Coming Home For Iran?

There has been a deadly explosion at a mosque in Shiraz, Iran. At least ten people have died and 160 have been wounded in what is described as a huge explosion. Local authorities are vehemently denying that the explosion was … Continue reading

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UNSC Imposes Additional Sanctions On Iran

The United Nations Security Council has just imposed a third round of sanctions on Iran for refusing to shut down its nuclear program. The vote was 14-0 with Indonesia abstaining. UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council approved a third … Continue reading

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More – Weak – UN Sanctions On Iran

A third round of sanctions on Iran and its nuclear program – mostly very watered down and probably of no real value – appears to be heading for approval by the UN Security Council. UNITED NATIONS – Britain and France … Continue reading

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The Winter Of Their Discontent

The Chicago Tribune notes that the extremely harsh winter that has gripped Iran this year should cause Iran's rulers real trouble in the upcoming elections – if only the elections were free and fair. Unfortunately, the elections are neither and … Continue reading

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Soft Underbelly

Mark Helprin writes about the strategic importance of Germany in today's Opinion Journal. For centuries, Germany has been the main crossroad for wars and power in Europe. It still is these days although the nations of Europe are doing their … Continue reading

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China Pulls Out Of Iran Sanctions Meeting

China has withdrawn from a meeting set for next week in London that was to have discussed further sanctions against Iran. The meeting was to have been a response to the latest International Atomic Energy Commission's report that confirmed Iran's … Continue reading

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Peaceful Iranians

After this morning's announcement that Iran's internal peace plan for homosexuals involves hanging them comes another bit of news. Iran has turned over blueprints to the International Atomic Energy Commission. Not just any blueprints either. These are the plans for … Continue reading

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Iranian Peace Plan

Homosexuals deserve to be executed or tortured and possibly both, an Iranian leader told British MPs during a private meeting at a peace conference, The Times has learnt. This is not a really surprise, at least to people who have … Continue reading

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Avoiding War With Iran

The San Antonio Express-News editorial board gets it. They understand the purpose of real sanctions against Iran. They see that the only way to discourage Iran from proceeding with their nuclear weapons ambitions is to make those ambitions too costly. … Continue reading

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US Imposes Unilateral Sanctions On Iran

The US government has announced a new set of sanctions to be imposed on 20 individuals or entities in Iran that are connected to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. The measures are designed to cut these entities off from the American … Continue reading

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Putin To Visit Iran Despite Assassination Plot Rumor

Vladimir Putin will go ahead with his planned visit to Tehran despite reports in the Russian press that sources have warned about an "assassination plot" against him there. Oh, please. The tightly controlled Russian media lets it be known that … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Out In The Real World

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has – again – told the world to get bent. TEHRAN (Reuters) – Negotiations over Iran's nuclear enrichment activities would be meaningless because the country has a legal right to pursue the technology, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quoted … Continue reading

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