December 25, 2012

Iran's Role in North Korea's Rocket Success

John Park, The Diplomat

AP Photo

For years the Iran factor in North Korea's ballistic missile program has been hiding in the open.

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TAGGED: North Korea, Iran


December 18, 2012
Missile Defense Comes of Age
Daniel McGroarty, RealClearWorld
In the new missile defense consensus, it's key that while Iron Dome is Israeli designed, it is funded in part by the U.S.: $205 million in 2010 -- about 30 minutes' worth of U.S. federal spending -- with an additional 10 minutes,... more ››
December 14, 2012
Chuck Hagel's Ambiguous Stance on Iran
Max Fisher, Washington Post
Former U.S. senator Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) is at the top of President Obama’s list for the next secretary of defense, according to a report by Bloomberg News. Rumors of a Hagel appointment have circulated for some time;... more ››
December 17, 2012
Did Iran Just Dump Assad?
Blake Hounshell, Passport
Iran's Mehr News on Sunday published the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' "six-point plan" to supposedly solve the crisis in Syria. The plan goes much further than Iran has publicly in the past, though it resembles Kofi... more ››
December 17, 2012
Iran Has No Interest in Talking
Wahied Wahdat-Hagh, The Commentator
Iranian politicians demand the capitulation of the United States towards the Islamic dictatorship – something clearly at odds with Khamenei’s current interpretation of US foreign policy when he observes: "America... more ››
December 14, 2012
Is Chuck Hagel an Iran Dove?
Joshua Keating, FP Passport
Bloomberg is reporting that Chuck Hagel will "likely to be nominated as Secretary of Defense" having passed through the White House vetting process. The former senator from Nebraska will likely be touted as a bipartisan... more ››