While military action against Iran is a last resort, the U.S. has the resources to attack if needed despite the strains of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the top U.S. military officer said.
Afghan Foreign Minister Rangeen Dadfar Spanta said Friday there was no evidence that Iran was supplying weapons to Taliban militants waging a violent insurgency.
Afghanistan said on Friday it had no evidence the government of Iran was behind a shipment of weapons to Taliban insurgents.
Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers for the first time in at least two decades rebuked Iran, calling on banks worldwide to be wary of risks associated with doing business with the Islamic republic.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert came away encouraged from talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on arch foe Iran's nuclear ambitions, his spokeswoman said on Friday.
The head of Iran's law enforcement agency warned Friday of a renewed crackdown on Iranians who adhere to Western cultural ways.
Tony Blair has accused Iran of backing and financing terrorist attacks, and warned that the threat of militant Islam is similar to that posed by fascism in the early 20th century.
The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says that while military action against Iran is a last resort, the U.S. has the resources to mount an attack if one is ordered, despite the strains of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
When President Bush this week raised the specter of World War III if Iran manages to build nuclear weapons, he not only roiled the diplomatic world, he also underscored how much Iran has come to shadow the political dialogue both here in Washington and on the presidential campaign trail.
Mullen Says Military Action Against Iran Is Last Resort, but Could Be Done if Ordered