Monday, August 31, 2009

Iran News Updates -- August 31, 2009

Image: A general view shows the reactor at the nuclear power plant in Bushehr, 1200 kilometers south of Tehran. Pre-commissioned in late February, the Bushehr plant is the first nuclear power plant to produce electricity for Iran. Photo from Press TV

Israel, Iran and Obama -- Wall Street Journal Commentary

Conflict is inevitable unless the West moves quickly to stop a nuclear Tehran.

The International Atomic Energy Agency has produced another alarming report on Iran's nuclear programs, though it hasn't released it publicly, only to governments that would also rather not disclose more details of Iran's progress toward becoming a nuclear theocracy. Meanwhile, Iran intends to introduce a resolution, backed by more than 100 members of the so-called Non-Aligned Movement, that would ban military attacks on nuclear facilities. No actual mention of Israel, of course.

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More News On Iran

6 nations to hold meeting on Iran in Germany
-- AP
NATO interest in Iran increasing -- Jerusalem Post
Iran's nuclear program has military aspects, says IAEA -- Haaretz
Iran Claims Report 'Vindicated' Nuclear Program -- Voice of America
Israel accuses IAEA of hiding Iran information -- JTA
Cheney Says He Was Proponent for Military Action Against Iran -- Wall Street Journal
Iran Arms Remained Sealed -- Wall Street Journal
Weapons Seizure Turns Spotlight Onto Two Rogue States -- CNS News
Storm over North Korea-Iran arms vessel -- Asia Times
Panel in Iran Will Oversee Investigations Into Unrest -- New York Times
Hard-line Iranian prosecutor fired -- L.A. Times
Tehran prosecutor 'promoted' into obscurity? -- L.A. Times
Iran's president defends Cabinet amid skepticism -- AP
Fight resumes over Iran cabinet -- BBC
Pressuring Iran on Nukes: Would a Gas Embargo Help? -- Time Magazine
Israel Has Iran in its Sights -- Micah Zenko, Los Angeles Times opinion.
A Libyan Lesson In Tehran -- Jim Hoagland, Washington Post opinion

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