Netanyahu’s 2010 Order Was Not a Move to War on Iran

via IPS News A new twist was added to the longrunning media theme of a threat by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to go to war with Iran when news stories seemed to suggest Monday that Netanyahu had ordered the… Continue Reading  

Certain members of Congress want to make this illegal

AFP reports that Iran and the U.S. had a brief “chat” during the Baghdad talks: Iran’s lead nuclear negotiator had a rare “chat” with the head of the US delegation after talks between Tehran and world powers over the Islamic… Continue Reading  

How the Media got the Parchin Access Story Wrong

News media reported last week that Iran had flatly refused the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) access to its Parchin military test facility, based on a statement to reporters by IAEA Deputy Director General, Herman Nackaerts, that “We could not… Continue Reading  

Panetta’s Iran comments applauded by AIPAC, played down by Pentagon

Last night Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta made claims about Iran’s nuclear program on CBS News that AIPAC has applauded but the Pentagon has tried to “play down”. Speaking inside the President’s “doomsday plane,” Panetta told anchor Scott Pelley that… Continue Reading  

Iran Blames U.S. For suicide attack in southeast

(Late-breaking updates below, including reactions and Jundullah’s claim of responsibility.) Iran blamed the United States for a suicide attack in the Islamic Republic’s restive Southeast. While Iran is mostly a Shia country, the Southeast is home to a Sunni ethnic… Continue Reading