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  • What defusing Iran would mean

    What defusing Iran would mean
    When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew his red line across a cartoon bomb at the United Nations in September 2012, he highlighted the most pressing issue with Iran's nuclear program: the Islamic Republic's ability to enrich uranium to near-...
  • Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting

    Iran seesawing on social media, nuclear policy may reflect infighting
    TEHRAN -- One day Facebook is a handy way for Iranian government ministers to confer with the people. The next day it can be denounced as "a Zionist tool." As with its on-again, off-again claim to want better relations with the West, Iran's recent flip-...
  • Iran will never develop nuclear weapons, Rouhani vows in interview

    Iran will never develop nuclear weapons, President Hassan Rouhani vowed Wednesday in his first U.S. media interview since his inauguration last month. Rouhani also said in the interview in Tehran with NBC News international correspondent Ann Curry...
  • Santa Monica bid to remove Paul Conrad's 'Chain Reaction' nonsensical

     Santa Monica bid to remove Paul Conrad's 'Chain Reaction' nonsensical
    When the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the University of Chicago launched a magazine in 1947, its editors turned to artist Martyl Schweig Langsdorf for some cover ideas. The horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were still fresh, and the imminent...
  • Letters: What to make of the new Iran

    Re "A kinder, gentler Iran?," Opinion, Sept. 20 Ray Takeyh opines that "it is not sufficient for Iran's Rouhani to speak of transparency; he must curb Iran's troublesome nuclear activities and comply with U.N. Security Council resolutions." Takeyh...
  • Rouhani to show Iran's 'true face' at U.N., seek sanctions relief

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani embarked on a five-day visit to New York on Monday with a vow to press for sanctions relief by showing the peaceful and cultured "true face" of Iran at the annual U.N. General Assembly, Iranian news agencies reported....
  • President Obama, at United Nations, seeks 'diplomatic path' with Iran

    President Obama, at United Nations, seeks 'diplomatic path' with Iran
    UNITED NATIONS -- President Obama made a direct personal appeal to Iran’s new president Tuesday, issuing an overture for a diplomatic resolution of Iran's disputed nuclear program as a “major step down a long road” toward better...
  • Five reasons not to trust Iran on nukes

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani — who this week is attempting to charm the pants off the United Nations, President Barack Obama, world Jewry and Charlie Rose — may succeed in convincing many people that the supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah...
  • The nuclear question likely to be key issue in Iran-U.S. talks

     The nuclear question likely to be key issue in Iran-U.S. talks
    UNITED NATIONS — After Secretary of State John F. Kerry sits down Thursday with his Iranian counterpart to start the highest level talks between the two nations in 34 years, negotiators for the two sides are likely to grapple with a highly sensitive...
  • Eric Schlosser's 'Command and Control' probes the safety of nukes

    Eric Schlosser's 'Command and Control' probes the safety of nukes
    To know where you are, it helps to know where you've been, right? So early in his deeply reported, deeply frightening story of America's massive nuclear arsenal, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety,"...
  • Iran at UN: Missteps and advances on the road to a nuclear deal

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's debut on the world stage this week got mixed reviews on both sides of the Atlantic but succeeded in bringing U.S. and Iranian officials together on the issue that most bitterly divides them: Tehran's nuclear ambitions....