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Surprise Attack on Iran: Can Israel Do It?

Surprise Attack on Iran: Can Israel Do It?

| April 16, 2014

Conducting a military operation against Iran’s key nuclear facilities would be a challenging task for the Israeli military.

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America vs Iran: The Competition for the Future of the Middle East

America vs Iran: The Competition for the Future of the Middle East

| January 13, 2014

A review of the soft-power strategies of both the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Middle East and Afghanistan makes clear a disturbing fact: Tehran has a coherent, if sometimes ineffective strategy to advance its aims in the Middle East and around the world. The United States does not.

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Two Old Foes Unite Against Tehran

Two Old Foes Unite Against Tehran

| November 17, 2013

Once they were sworn enemies. Now Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency is working with Saudi officials on contingency plans for a possible attack on Iran if its nuclear programme is not significantly curbed in a deal that could be signed in Geneva this week.

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Israel’s Next War with Hezbollah

Israel’s Next War with Hezbollah

| November 16, 2013

Despite the atmosphere of mutual deterrence, the Shi’ite group’s alliance with Tehran and Damascus, the Syrian war and the entry of new regional forces could spark a conflagration.

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Axis of Fantasy vs. Axis of Reality

Axis of Fantasy vs. Axis of Reality

| November 11, 2013

France, Israel and Saudi Arabia confront an administration conducting a make-believe foreign policy.

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Why the U.S. and Israel are Split over the Iran Deal

Why the U.S. and Israel are Split over the Iran Deal

| November 10, 2013

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fierce reaction to the effort to reach an interim agreement reflects the realities of a small power with much less room to maneuver on a critical security issue than a great one.

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Iran Talks Strain Mideast Alliances

Iran Talks Strain Mideast Alliances

| November 8, 2013

Chasm opens between US, closest Mideast allies, over Tehran.

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Saudi Nuclear Weapons ‘On Order’ from Pakistan

Saudi Nuclear Weapons ‘On Order’ from Pakistan

| November 6, 2013

Saudi Arabia has invested in Pakistani nuclear weapons projects, and believes it could obtain atomic bombs at will.

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Iran Announces 34 New Nuke Sites

Iran Announces 34 New Nuke Sites

| October 25, 2013

Iran plans to build many new nuclear plants with atomic reactors along its coastlines with the Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, Iran’s top nuclear official announced.

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Israel Issues Warning on Report on Iran Bomb

Israel Issues Warning on Report on Iran Bomb

| October 25, 2013

A new report that says Iran may need as little as a month to produce enough uranium for a nuclear bomb is further evidence for why Israel will take military action before that happens, an Israeli defense official said.

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