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Muhammad Sahimi, Professor of Chemical Engineering and political columnist on Iran issues, discusses the latest anti-Iran talking point from World Net Daily and serial propagandist Reza Kahlili (“Ayatollah: Kill all Jews, annihilate Israel“); what Alireza Forghani, the blogger in question, really said about Israel and preemptive strikes; and why many Americans want to believe every anti-Muslim propaganda piece they see.
Two schools of thought dominate Iran's foreign policy-making; the first holds that Iran and the United States can reach a compromise through negotiations, the second that Washington is not a reliable partner. By pushing new sanctions and reneging on engagement, Washington has proved the second school right. ››read more
On January 11, 2012, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed in a blast in Tehran. Two assassins on a motorcycle were seen placing a bomb on his vehicle. Ahmadi Roshan was the latest victim in the series of attacks against scientists working with the Iranian nuclear program. Since 2010, two other scientists have been killed and one was wounded. In all these terrorist attacks the same method was applied, a small magnetic bomb was attached to the vehicle causing explosion inside the vehicle but leaving the nearby area almost unaffected. ››read more
Interview with Peter Jenkins, the former British Ambassador to IAEA. ››read more
Editor's note: Peter Jenkins had a distinguished 33 year career with the British Diplomatic Service; he also was the UK representative to the "International Atomic Energy Agency" IAEA in Vienna between 2001 and 2006.