Israeli Officials Acknowledge that Iran is Using Enriched Uranium for Medical Purposes

By Paul Mutter Despite the misleading headline, which says Iran has a “nuclear weapons program” even though no reputable assessment exists to support that claim, Haaretz is reporting hat Israeli defense and intelligence officials have high confidence in an International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA)… Continue Reading  

WaPo Ombudsman Calls Post Headline Saying Iran Wants Nuke Weapons ‘Misleading’

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Last month, ThinkProgress pointed to misleading polling questions in a Quinnipiac University poll. The questions referred to “Iran’s nuclear weapons program” when neither the UN’s nuclear agency nor conseus U.S. intelligence estimates have asserted… Continue Reading  

Why more sanctions on Iran now and will they work?

Writing in IPS News, Barbara Slavin suggests that domestic political concerns were a key impetus behind the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Iran: “The administration is trying to buy off Congress, buy off pressure from Israel and make sure… Continue Reading