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International inspections of Iran’s nuke sites are a sick joke

Originally posted on danmillerinpanama:
Over the past few days, Iranian officials have confirmed that international inspections of its nuke sites will be severely limited if permitted at all. This post provides excerpts from recent articles quoting them.  Iran’s nuke sites The restrictions noted in…

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The Iran deal

Apologies for the lack of posting but I’ve gone down with a summer flu, which seems entirely appropriate given the appalling news that has dominated the media today. The Iran deal which appears to have been “cinched” – i.e. America’s … Continue reading

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Obama Advisers warn against the Iran deal which will leave it a nuclear threshold state

The deadline for the nuclear talks between the P5+1 and Iran was supposed to have been today, 30th June, but it appears that this deadline will not be met. This does not mean that we can all breathe easier. On … Continue reading

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The deal is done

Despite last minute hitches and haggling in the talks between Iran and the P5+1, and notwithstanding objections from the Europeans, the nuclear deal with Iran has been agreed – and Israel is furious: The United States, Iran and five other … Continue reading

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April Fools

Today, 1st April, is April Fools day when people love to play pranks and jokes on each other. The Middle East is certainly celebrating in earnest, with Israel and the West being the butt of the jokes. Today the Palestinians … Continue reading

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Why Netanyahu must go to Washington

The furor caused by Congressional Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to Binyamin Netanyahu to address Congress about Iran has brought about furious debate both in Israel and America. The fault lines are pretty much along partisan lines, with the Democrats in … Continue reading

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