February 20, 2012

Iran Uses Euro Oil Dependence as Blackmail

Niall Ferguson, Newsweek

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In the high-stakes nuclear game with Tehran, Ahmadinejad may hold the stronger hand.

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February 16, 2012
India Must Draw a Red Line With Iran
B Raman, Times of India
While Israel has been able to wage its covert war against Iran in Iranian territory, Israeli security agencies' effectiveness will make it difficult for Iran to execute reprisal attacks in Israel. It will, therefore, try to... more ››
Israeli diplomats and Iranian nuclear scientists now have something in common: the danger of being killed by a magnetic car bomb. more ››
February 15, 2012
Why Aren't We Scared of Nuclear War?
Tom de Castella, BBC News
Fifty years ago this week the idea of mutually assured nuclear destruction was outlined in a major speech. But how did this frightening concept of the Cold War fade from people's psyches? Today the notion of all-out nuclear war... more ››
February 16, 2012
Terrorists Often Botch Bangkok Bombings
Alan Dawson, Bangkok Post
The Valentine's Day tale of the legless Iranian has a strong similarity to a bomb factory in the heart of Manila in 1995. Most of those involved in the plot to kill the pope and to bomb airplanes were as incompetent as Tuesday's... more ››