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There are two major items of concern in the July 19, 2012 New York Times story "Hezbollah Is Blamed in Attack on Israeli Tourists in Bulgaria."
First, the article states
"The bombing comes at a time of heightened tensions over Iran’s nuclear program, which Tehran says is for peaceful purposes but Israel and the West say is a cover for developing weapons."
But it is not true that Israel and the West say that Iran is developing nuclear weapons. A number of top US and Israeli military and intelligence officials have publicly stated that they do not believe that Iranian leadership has decided to develop nuclear weapons. Furthermore, neither the most recent intelligence reports out of the US and Israel, nor recent reports from the International Atomic Energy Agency, say that Iran is trying to develop a nuclear weapon. ››read more
Con Coughlin of the Daily Telegraph reports that the Revolutionary Guard are overseeing a "huge expansion of Iran's nuclear program" -- and as proof he cites the NCRI which he fails to mention is one of the many pseudonyms of the MKO/MEK terrorists. ››read more
The ongoing struggle between the United States and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program continues to affect countries in East Asia. Reinforced sanctions from the US, initiated at the end of June, threaten to punish countries that have deviated from Washington's efforts to completely isolate Tehran from the global oil market. This constitutes a major problem for countries in Northeast Asia that import significant portions of their crude oil from Iran.