CBS News has learned exclusively that a new U.S. intelligence report says Iran could build a nuclear weapon by 2010. Pentagon officials say the new report narrows the window in which Israel might launch a preemptive strike against Iran.
Strengthening existing sanctions against Iran and divesting state pension funds of Iran-connected assets may offer the best hope to change the regime's behavior.
The United States is readying a major arms package for Saudi Arabia with an eye to countering a changing threat from Iran, a senior US defense official said Friday.
Forty-two percent (42%) of Americans say that the next President should meet with the heads of nations such as Iran, Syria, and North Korea without setting any preconditions. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 34% disagree while 24% are not sure.
BOMB, BOMB, BOMB IRAN....Nils Gilman reminds me of a recent Heritage Foundation study that I forgot to blog about. Basically, Heritage decided to model the economic effects of bombing Iran and concluded that those effects would be bad (oil prices...
The Bush administration will ask Congress to expand multibillion-dollar aid and weapons sales packages to friendly nations in the Middle East, partly to counteract Iran, senior officials said Friday.
TEHRAN, Iran — According to Iranian media reports, Fiat and its Iranian partner, Bonyan Auto, have ironed out various problems that have delayed their plans for local assembly of the Fiat Siena sedan. The first are now scheduled to roll off the Iranian production line in October.
A panel at Rayburn House on Thursday brought together human-rights groups and US congressmen to discuss policy options vis-a-vis Iran. Organized by the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), the panelists addressed the recent crackdown on human rights in the Islamic Republic, including the arrest last February.
Mission Beijing gets under way for the SMC-Philippine team Saturday when it plays Iran in Tokushima, Japan.
According to the figures published by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the value of Iran's foreign assets grew by around 30% to over $62 billion during the past Iranian year (ended 20 March 2007). -Turquoise Partners