Geneva: Big, Ominous Win for Iran

By: Kenneth R. Timmerman Thursday’s meeting in Geneva between the great powers and Iran delivered a big win for Iran, whose President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could go to bed that night once again truly believing “America can do nothing” — a phrase his mentor, Islamic revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, loved to repeat. The buildup on […]

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Obama Moves to Muzzle Top Military Commanders

By: David A. Patten Sources tell Newsmax the Obama administration is muzzling its top military leaders, and keeping them from publicly airing their views on how to fight the war in Afghanistan. The administration’s primary target: top Afghanistan commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal, whose speech in London last week apparently caught administration officials off guard. In fact, […]

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McCain: Nuclear Iran ‘Very Likely’

By: Theodore Kettle Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., called a nuclear Iran “very likely,” adding that “you better get used to a nuclear Middle East” with Saudi Arabia and other Muslim Mideast countries following suit with their own nuclear bombs, according to Newsweek editor Jon Meacham. Meacham was addressing the Cooper Union in New York City […]

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Netanyahu’s Quiet Success

by Daniel Pipes Jerusalem Post September 30, 2009 Almost unnoticed, Binyamin Netanyahu won a major victory last week when Barack Obama backed down on a signature policy initiative. This about-face suggests that U.S.-Israel relations are no longer headed for the disaster I have been fearing. Barack Obama officiates between Binyamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel […]

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IAEA DOCUMENT SAYS IRAN HAS DATA TO BUILD A NUKE

Top experts at the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog have concluded in a confidential analysis that Iran has acquired “sufficient information to be able to design and produce a workable” nuclear bomb, The New York Times reported. The report, titled “Possible Military Dimensions of Iran’s Nuclear Program,” says Iran has conducted extensive research and testing on […]

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Taliban claims responsibility for UN blast

ISLAMABAD | Taliban Islamic militants claimed responsibility Tuesday for the deadly suicide bombing at the U.N. food agency’s heavily fortified compound in Islamabad, saying international relief work in Pakistan was not in “the interest of Muslims.” The attack, which killed five workers for the World Food Program on Monday, pushed the U.N. to temporarily close […]

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United Nations: Iran could make an atom bomb

Iran has the know-how to produce a nuclear bomb and may already have tested a detonation system small enough to fit into the warhead of a medium-range missile, according to confidential papers. The “secret annexe” to this year’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report on Iran summarises information submitted by intelligence agencies about the country’s […]

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