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    Nuclear program called a dumb idea

    Nuclear program called a dumb idea

    December 26-2014 Two prominent intellectuals, speaking at a public event in Tehran, have said the country’s nuclear program is a waste of money that has done more damage to Iran…

    Iran missile effort seems stuck in limbo

    Iran missile effort seems stuck in limbo

    December 26-2014 While most media attention has been focused on Iran’s nuclear developments, US officials are equally as concernead about Iran’s missile progress. There are two issues. First, Iran needs…

    UK, France say Iran inflexible at nuclear talks

    December 26-2014 Iran’s nuclear talks with the Big Six resumed for only a solitary day last week and ended with both France and Britain complaining that Iran is not showing…

    Rohani softens Iran policy on Afghans

    December 26-2014 In a sign of policy change since Hassan Rohani took power, the Islamic Republic seems to be taking a softer line toward Afghanistan, ending years of pushiness and…

    Iran Afghan refugee plan is criticized

    December 26-2014 Human Rights Watch says Iran’s visa-extension plan for Afghan refugees is no substitute for an asylum system allowing newly arriving Afghans to lodge refugee claims. An Iranian Foreign…

    ‘Israel is helping the Islamic State’

    December 26-2014 A senior Iranian official says the recent Israeli airstrikes on Syria were conducted in support of foreign-backed terrorists operating against the Syrian government. Israeli warplanes carried out two…

    Iran ups cyber war stakes

    December 26-2014 Iranian hackers infiltrated government networks, airlines and oil and gas firms in four Arab states on the Persian Gulf during a two-year campaign targeting critical infrastructure around the…

    Obama ploy: Stymie, don’t retaliate

    December 26-2014 The Obama Administration decided against conducting cyberwarfare against Iran in 2012 when it was attacking the websites of US banks and instead rallied 120 countries to block Iran…