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Iran Accuses US Navy Of Illegal Act In Gulf

Iran has blamed the US Navy for ‚Äúillegal and provocative acts‚ÄĚ near its coastline, including violations of country‚Äôs airspace. Formal accusations of these charges were filed with both the UN chief and the UN Security Council. The two identical letters to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UNSC were delivered on Friday by Iran‚Äôs envoy to the United Nations, Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee. ‚Ä® He cited several ...

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Netanyahu Buoyed By Gaza Massacre, Eyes Iran

Both on the diplomatic and military front, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will draw some comfort from his offensive against Gaza as he switches his gaze once more to his main strategic challenge -- Iran. Israel views Iran's nuclear program as an existential threat in a totally different league to the problems posed by the Islamist group Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip. 
 Netanyahu fears a nuclea ...

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Mysterious Deaths Of 1,000s Of Birds At Sea

The RSPB are investigating the mysterious deaths of thousands of common migratory birds out at sea. Fishermen have reported seeing hundreds of seemingly exhausted and disoriented garden birds dropping from the sky into the waters off England's south coast. At the same time, the east coast, from Northumberland to Kent, has seen the arrival of many birds, including redwings, fieldfares, bramblings and blackbi ...

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Hollywoodism Geared Up To Incite Iranophobia

The recent Hollywood movie¬†Argo¬†once again unmasks the US‚Äô elaborate scheme to employ every medium in its propaganda apparatus to incite Iranophobia across the globe, a senior political analyst says. ‚ÄúArgo¬†is an arrant instance of Hollywoodism. In point of fact, it is yet another attempt to foment Iranophobia not only in the USA but across the world as well,‚ÄĚ Iranian author and Middle East expert Dr. Ismail ...

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US Keeps Nearly 70 Nuclear Bombs In Southern Turkey

A report says the United States keeps about 70 B61 nuclear bombs at a military base in southern Turkey. According to a recent report published by the Arabic Nakhel news agency, Turkish sources said the bombs are kept at Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base in Adana province. The thermonuclear bomb, which is 3.53 meters long and weighs 320 kilograms, is considered as one of the most strategic weapons of the US. 
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Netanyahu/Lieberman Unite For War

American crimes of war and against humanity perhaps exceed all other rogue states in history combined. Pound-for-pound, however, Israeli lawlessness matches the world's worst. Long ago, it graduated from a regional menace to a global one. It enforces barbaric occupation harshness. Its war machine threatens and attacks neighbors. It gets away with murder because world powers don't intervene to stop it. It wa ...

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China Rejects Sanctions And Use Of Force Against Iran

China has rejected sanctions and the use of force against Iran over its nuclear energy program, warning that such coercive measures could have a negative impact on regional and global peace and stability. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hong Lei made the remarks at a regular press briefing on Thursday. He added that the sanctions and use of force could not resolve the existing issue, calling for a peacef ...

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Pentagon Denies Russian Claim U.S. Providing Stinger Missiles to Syrian Rebels

Gen.¬†Nikolai Makarov, a senior Russian general, told Interfax the rebels in Syria are using U.S. provided anti-aircraft missiles against the Syrian government. ‚ÄúWe have reliable information that Syrian militants have foreign portable anti-aircraft missile systems, including those made in the USA‚Ķ it should be cleared up who delivered them,‚ÄĚ Makarov said. He said the weapons include ‚ÄúUS-made Stingers,‚Ä̬†RIA N ...

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Questions That Didn’t Get Answered

The final debate of the presidential election was notable for all the areas of foreign policy on which the two candidates seemed to agree. But in their answers were plenty of unanswered questions about how they would handle key foreign policy issues going forward. Where do things stand on Iran? It was hard to see concrete differences between the candidates Monday on when it will be necessary to use military ...

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West Sleepwalking Into Endless War

First it was Iraq, then Afghanistan. Who is next? Britain and other liberal democracies face the prospect of sleepwalking into endless conflicts as the traditional distinctions between war and peace get blurred. This is the stark warning of an important and thought-provoking study of recent military operations. War from the Ground Up, Twenty-First-Century Combat as Politics, by a Gurkha infantry officer wit ...

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Obama, Romney Concur On War And Assassination

In their debate on foreign policy Monday night, President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney voiced nearly identical positions in support of war, illegal killings and imperialist intervention across the globe. With just two weeks until the election, this third and final presidential debate made it clear that the US political establishment is laying the groundwork for new military interve ...

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New Afghanistan drones to be remote-controlled from Britain as RAF doubles its unmanned aircraft strike force

Britain is doubling the number of armed RAF drones flying missions in Afghanistan. And for the first time, the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be controlled by airmen at computer screens in the UK. Two ‚Äėpilots‚Äô will operate the robots via satellite from a hi-tech hub at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire. Scroll down to see the Reaper in combat The Reaper is the Air Force's first 'hunter-killer' unmanned a ...

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