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  1. Trade, Military Cooperation to Top U.S.-India Talks

    The ambassador of India to the United States, Nirupama Rao, on Friday suggested that high-level talks between the two countries, taking place here next week, would focus on 'development' and the 'people aspect of cooperation'.

  2. Changes at Parchin Suggest an Iranian Bargaining Ploy

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Western governments acted this week to escalate their accusations that Iran has 'sanitised' a site at its Parchin military complex to hide evidence of nuclear weapons work, showing satellite images of physical changes at the site to IAEA member delegations.

  3. Attacking Iran Likely Counter-Productive, Think Tank Warns

    While a nuclear-armed Iran would pose significant new challenges to the United States and Israel, a military attack by either country to prevent Tehran from developing a weapon could well prove counter-productive, according to a major new report released here Wednesday by a think tank close to the administration of President Barack Obama.

  4. U.S. Rejected 2005 Iranian Offer Ensuring No Nuclear Weapons

    France and Germany were prepared in spring 2005 to negotiate on an Iranian proposal to convert all of its enriched uranium to fuel rods, making it impossible to use it for nuclear weapons, but Britain vetoed the deal at the insistence of the United States, according to a new account by a former top Iranian nuclear negotiator.

  5. Israel Fans a Virtual Flame Against Iran

    A new super-weapon has entered the Mideast cyber arena. First detected on Monday by a Moscow-based security company, ‘Worm.Win32.Flame’ — just call it ‘Flame’ — might be 'the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed' on Iran’s secret nuclear networks.

  6. U.S. Hard Line in Failed Iran Talks Driven by Israel

    Negotiations between Iran and the United States and other members of the P5+1 group in Baghdad ended in fundamental disagreement Thursday over the position of the P5+1 offering no relief from sanctions against Iran.

  7. Israel, Not Iran, Feels Isolated

    As a result of the diplomatic momentum geared to disarm international suspicions over the explosive issue of Iran’s nuclear programme, the one country not directly party to the two-track negotiation process feels more isolated than Iran.

  8. U.S. Neo-Conservatives Assail Possible Compromise on Iran Talks

    As at least two days of talks on the future of Iran's nuclear programme got underway in Baghdad Wednesday, neo-conservatives and other hawks escalated their campaign against any compromise agreement, particularly one that would permit Tehran to continue enriching uranium on its territory.

  9. IAEA Reports Progress in Iran Nuclear Talks

    The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog has said he expects to sign a deal with Iran soon on investigating suspected weapons activities connected to the country's nuclear programme.

  10. Opposition to Iranian Nuclear Arms Widespread: Global Poll

    Opposition to Iran's possible acquisition of nuclear weapons is widespread, although support for taking military action to prevent it appears to have fallen in several key countries over the past two years, according to a new poll of public opinion in 21 countries released here Friday by the Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project.

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