from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Managing the message

May 21, 2009

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Gone were the track suit, the back-slapping and the wise-cracking, all part of Ehud Olmert's casual demeanor when he used to fly to the United States for White House talks and stand in the back of a chartered El Al plane, fielding questions from the travelling press.

from The Great Debate UK:

Breaking the deadlock on nuclear disarmament

May 20, 2009

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from The Great Debate:

Iran sanctions and wishful thinking

By Reuters Staff
May 7, 2009

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from The Great Debate UK:

Iran sanctions and wishful thinking

By Reuters Staff
May 7, 2009

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from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

Nuclear South Asia: Iran fires a shot at India

May 4, 2009

Iran looks like it will come out swinging at a global conference on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) opening in New York on Monday, and in the process take a swipe at Israel as well as India.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Want peace? Blunt Iran, Netanyahu aide says

March 14, 2009

As Benjamin Netanyahu's top pick for national security adviser, Uzi Arad will be key to crafting the foreign and defence policies of the incoming Israeli government.

from Global News Journal:

Politics and paranoia complicate IAEA’S work on Iran, Syria

February 27, 2009

The U.N. nuclear non-proliferation watchdog assiduously guards its impartiality as it monitors and investigates disputed activity in Iran and Syria, with suspicious Western powers impatient for the inspectors to draw conclusions.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

Israeli rhetoric on Iran can lack consistency

February 18, 2009

Veiled threats require calibration. Too explicit, and they risk spilling over into uncontrolled confrontation. Too elliptical, and their impact might be lost entirely.

from AxisMundi Jerusalem:

A covert challenge to Iran’s nuclear ambitions?

February 17, 2009

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Israeli officials aren't talking, but Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper is quoting intelligence experts and an unnamed former CIA agent as saying that Israel is waging a covert war of sabotage inside Iran in an effort to delay its suspected attempts to build a nuclear weapon.

from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

India-U.S: advancing a transformed relationship

January 19, 2009

In the space of a decade, the United States and India have travelled far in a relationship clouded by the  Cold War when they were on opposite sides.