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Sy Hersh on Iran

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Interview with Iran’s Ambassador to the IAEA

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CASMII board member speaks with Iran’s Ambassador to the IAEA, Dr. Ali Asghar Soltanieh. The interview reveals an interesting point-of-view on Iran’s nuclear energy program which is not usually considered in the US media. Dr. Soltanieh explains the reasons behind Iran’s determination to develop an indigenous uranium enrichment capability and why Iran believes the countries […]

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US Treasury Chief Seeks More Sanctions Against Iran

Irancove @ June 30, 2008 # 3 Comments

US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discusses imposing new sanctions against Iran with Moscow. The end of the article quotes Paulson on a tangential issue: The US treasury secretary added he hoped US legislators could make enough progress on legislative changes to allow Russia to join the World Trade Organisation before US President George W. Bush […]

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Report: US Supporting Groups Against Iran and The Washington Post’s Double Standards

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Joby Warrick reports in the Washington Post on Sy Hersh’s report of US financial support for terrorist groups like the MEK and “Baluchi” groups to undermine the Iranian regime and cause unrest. According to various reports the CIA has in the past supported a Baluchi terrorist group Jundullah (with ties to the Taliban) to carry […]

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Iran Panic? Panel of Experts Weigh In:

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Laura Rozen at Mother Jones asks Daniel Levy, Yossi Melman, Trita Parsi, Danny Postel and Jacqueline Shire about Iran (this is part of an ongoing conversation, check back with MJ site for updates): QUESTION: How likely is a scenario in which the US or Israel strikes Iran before Bush leaves office? (Or is the Left […]

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