Late Night: MENA Mashup

By: Saturday March 1, 2014 8:00 pm

IAEA denies Israeli accusations of concealing report on Iran’s nuclear program.

 

Déjà vu vingt-deux: Are Iranian Magnets the New Aluminum Tubes?

By: Saturday February 16, 2013 11:30 am

Now, as Rachel Maddow is set to unveil her new blockbuster expose on the Iraqi fiasco, ask yourself if we’ve learned anything…?

Debunking the Latest IAEA Report on Iran

By: Saturday September 1, 2012 7:00 pm

From that RT blurb… The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned threats by Israel and the US to strike Iran. This comes after Tehran rejected as a ‘political move’ the latest report by the IAEA which claimed the country has doubled its nuclear capacity…

First off, you can take a look at the IAEA report here from the Grey Lady…! Now, let’s take a gander at what the Grey Lady’s in-house AIPAC mouthpieces had to say about it…

IAEA Pulls Back on Iran Nuclear Inspection Breakthrough

By: Tuesday June 5, 2012 2:30 pm

After a couple weeks of hope, there troubling signs about the future of negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program. It appeared the IAEA had struck a deal with Iran for future inspections, but now, IAEA chief Yukiya Amano has announced new talks, as well as a revelation about satellite images showing demolished buildings at Parchin, one of the sought-after sites by UN weapons inspectors.

UN Claims Agreement on Nuclear Inspections In Iran, But Senate Passes More Sanctions Anyway

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 9:45 am

The UN’s nuclear watchdog announced a deal with Iran to inspect their nuclear facilities, a day before a second round of talks between Iran and Western powers. Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency said the deal would be signed soon, after a two-day trip to Tehran to work out the details. That didn’t stop the US Senate, which passed a new round of sanctions on Iran, despite the reported progress being made on the negotiation front.

While Neocons Still Press for War With Iran, Diplomacy Begins to Work

By: Friday May 18, 2012 1:00 pm

Yesterday, Senate Republicans blocked yet another Iran sanctions bill on the grounds that they needed more time to study it and make sure it was sufficiently punitive. In fact, Republicans want the next sanctions bill to include an “explicit threat of a U.S. military strike if Iran refuses to curb its nuclear ambitions.”

But while Republicans – and sadly, most Democrats – continue to ramp up the frenzy toward war, negotiation has broken out among Iran and its adversaries. Follow-on talks between Iran and Western powers will begin this coming week in Baghdad.

Lakeside Diner

By: Friday March 23, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

IAEA Report Shows Nuclear Fuel Production in Underground Iranian Site

By: Friday February 24, 2012 4:10 pm

I’m sure this will be given as evidence that Obama “lost” Iran: “International nuclear inspectors reported on Friday that Iran is moving rapidly to produce nuclear fuel at a deep underground site that Israel and the United States have said is virtually invulnerable to attack…”

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