Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
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Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis to 31 October 2006

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November 2006-28 February 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2007-31 May 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 June 2007--31 July 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 August 2007--31 October 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November 2007--31 December 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 January 2008--29 February 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2008--31 April 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 May 2008--30 June 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 July--31 August 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 September--31 October 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November--31 December 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 January 2009--28 February 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2009--30 April 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 May 2009--30 June 2009

Document on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 July 2009--31 August 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 September 2009--31 October 2009


Early Oil Issues and Historical Background

US-Iranian Relations, 1951-53

The Islamic Republic of Iran

Iran and Nuclear Weapons: Articles and Documents

1994 2006--January
1995 2006--February
1996 2006--March
1997 2006--April
1998 2006--May
1999 2006--June
2000 2006--July
2001 2006--August
2002 2006--September
2003 2006--October
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Early Oil Issues and Historical Background

US, Public Boradcasting System, Frontline, "Terror and Tehran," Chronology: US-Iran Relations, 1906-2002, 2005

Multinational Oil Corporations and U.S. Foreign Policy - REPORT together with individual views, to the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, by the Subcommittee on Multinational Corporations; (Washington, January 2, 1975, US Government Printing Office), Chapter 3, "Foreign Policy and Antitrust: The Cartel Case and the Iranian Consortium"

Winston Churchill, The Second World War, Volume III, The Grand Alliance (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950), Chapter 26, "Persia and the Middle East: Summer and Autumn 1941," pp. 423-432.

Excerpt from J.H. Bamberg on Soviet Interest in Iranian Oil During World War II, The History of the British Petroleum Company, Volume 2, The Anglo-Iranian Years, 1928 (Cambriage: Cambridge University Press, 1994), pp. 250-257.

"American Oil Interests in the Near East," in Bruce R. Kuniholm, The Origins of the Cold War in the Near East: Great Power Conflict and Diplomacy in Iran, Turkey, and Greece (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980), Chapter III, "The Iranian Context," pp. 178-192

Herbert Feis, Three International Episodes, "Episode Number Two: The Government Gives Attention to the Oil of the Middle East" (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1946), pp. 93-190

The International Petroleum Cartel, Staff Report to the Federal Trade Commission, released through Subcommittee on Monopoly of Select Committee on Small Business, U.S. Senate, 83d Cong., 2nd sess (Washington, DC, 1952), Chapter 1, "The World's Petroleum Resources," pp. 5-20.

The International Petroleum Cartel, Staff Report to the Federal Trade Commission, released through Subcommittee on Monopoly of Select Committee on Small Business, U.S. Senate, 83d Cong., 2nd sess (Washington, DC, 1952), Chapter 2, "Concentration of Control of the World Petroleum Industry," pp. 21-36.

The International Petroleum Cartel, Staff Report to the Federal Trade Commission, released through Subcommittee on Monopoly of Select Committee on Small Business, U.S. Senate, 83d Cong., 2nd sess (Washington, DC, 1952), Chapter 3, Development of Joint Control over Foreign Oil," pp. 37-46.

The International Petroleum Cartel, Staff Report to the Federal Trade Commission, released through Subcommittee on Monopoly of Select Committee on Small Business, U.S. Senate, 83d Cong., 2nd sess (Washington, DC, 1952), Chapter 4, "Joint Control Through Common Ownership--The Iraq Petroleum Co., Ltd.," pp. 47-112

The International Petroleum Cartel, Staff Report to the Federal Trade Commission, released through Subcommittee on Monopoly of Select Committee on Small Business, U.S. Senate, 83d Cong., 2nd sess (Washington, DC, 1952), Chapter 5, "Other Common Ownerships in the Middle East," [The Creation of Aramco and the Kuwait Oil Co., Ltd.], pp. 113-136

The International Petroleum Cartel, Staff Report to the Federal Trade Commission, released through Subcommittee on Monopoly of Select Committee on Small Business, U.S. Senate, 83d Cong., 2nd sess (Washington, DC, 1952), Chapter 6, "Joint Control Through Purchase and Sale of Oil in the Middle East," pp. 137-162

Dean Acheson's account of the crisis over Iran, 1946

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Motion Pictures--The Film Two Cities," May 16, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Priority Aims and Objectives of the USIE Program in Iran Calls for Enhancing U.S. Prestige and Demonstrating Communist Fallacies," June 5, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. "Proposed New Program for USIE, Iran," July 6, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Voice of America Transmitters in Bahrain and Iran], September 19, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [U.S.-Iranian Joint Propaganda Efforts], October 19, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable to the Department of State. [Iran's Propaganda Director and the Voice of America], December 8, 1950

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Motion Pictures--Pro-Soviet Feature Film North Star," December 28, 1950.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Iranian Propaganda Director Dismissed], January 6, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Appointment of New Iranian Propaganda Director], January 10, 1951

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Notes on Expanded Program for Iran" [Includes Memorandum], January 12, 1951.

Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs Memorandum of Conversation. "Anglo-American Cooperation in the Psychological Field in the Arab States and Iran" [Attached to Cover Memorandum Dated April 2, 1951], March 30, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Henry F. Grady to the Department of State. [Kurdish Voice of America Broadcasts], August 6, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "Motion Pictures: Cooperation of American Newsreels," November 10, 1951.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Filming of Iranian Army Celebration], November 20, 1951

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Iranian Oil Policy], November 21, 1951.

Department of State Airgram from James E. Webb to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Newsreel Use in Iran], December 11, 1951.

Report of John Edgar Hoover (Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation) to the Acting Attorney General relative to the Report of the Federal Trade Commission on the International Petroleum Cartel-May 7, 1952.

Memorandum for the Attorney General Relative to a Request for Grand Jury Authorization to Investigate the International Oil Cartel, June 24, 1952

Report of the Attorney General to the National Security Council relative to the Grand Jury Investigation of the International Oil Cartel--January 1953

Report by the Departments of State, Defense and the Interior on Security and International Issues Arising from the Current Situation in Petroleum--January 1953

Letter of President Harry S. Truman to Attorney General James P. McGranery Terminating the Criminal Proceedings Against the International Oil Cartel, January 12, 1953

Robert Engler, The Politics of Oil: A Study of Private Power and Democratic Directions (Chicago: Phoenix Books, 1961), Chapter 4, "Toward World Government," pp. 65-79

United States Embassy, Lebanon Memorandum from Nestor C. Ortiz to the Department of State. "Middle East Reaction to Federal Trade Commission 'Report on the International Petroleum Cartel' and the U.S. Department of Justice Suit against Designated International Petroleum Companies" [Includes Embassy Memorandum and Trans-Arabian Pipeline Company (TAPLINE) Report], January 13, 1953.

Internal State Department Memoranda--Analysis of Middle Eastern Oil Concessions and Their Implications for US. Foreign Policy by Richard Funkhouser, 3 July 1953

US-Iranian Relations, 1951-53

Interview with Sir George Middleton on the Crisis in Iran, 1951-53, Iranian Oral History Project, Harvard University, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "IE: Local Newspaper Item on USIE Radio Scripts," January 14, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "I.E.: Local Newspaper Items of USIE Radio Scripts," January 21, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Closure of Provincial Foreign Cultural Centers], January 30, 1952.

United States Consulate. Mashhad (Iran) Cable to the Department of State. [Closure of Foreign Information and Cultural Centers], January 30, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [Closure of Foreign Information and Cultural Centers], February 3, 1952.

Department of State Cable from Dean Acheson to the United States Embassy, Iran. [State Department Recommends Neutral Tone], July 18, 1952.

Department of State Cable from Dean Acheson to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Media Guidance for Iran], July 28, 1952.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. [U.S. Propaganda Program in Iran], September 6, 1952.

Harvard University, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, "United States Foreign Policy: Iran, A Case Study," February 1997.

CIA Clandestine Service History, "Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran, November 1952-August 1953," March 1954, by Dr. Donald Wilber.

Department of State, Division of Public Studies Report. "U.S. Public Opinion on Iran," November 10, 1952.

National Security Council, NSC 136/1, "United States Policy regarding the Present Situation in Iran," Top Secret Report, November 20, 1952

The New York Times, "Secrets of History: The CIA in Iran" 2000

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the Department of State. "IIA: Motion Pictures: Iranian Governmental Document Proposing Mobile Unit Operation Changes," January 7, 1953.

United States Embassy, Lebanon Memorandum from Nestor C. Ortiz to the Department of State. "Middle East Reaction to Federal Trade Commission 'Report on the International Petroleum Cartel' and the U.S. Department of Justice Suit against Designated International Petroleum Companies" [Includes Embassy Memorandum and Trans-Arabian Pipeline Company (TAPLINE) Report], January 13, 1953.

Department of State Memorandum from Wilson S. Compton to David K.E. Bruce. "Colloquium on Islamic Culture to Be Held in September, 1953, under the Joint Sponsorship of the Library of Congress and Princeton University" [Attached to Cover Note Dated January 16, 1953; Includes Enclosure], January 13, 1953.

State Department, "First Progress Report on Paragraph 5-a of NSC 136/1, 'U.S. policy regarding the present situation in Iran'," Top Secret Memorandum, March 20, 1953

State Department, "Measures which the United States Government Might Take in Support of a Successor Government to Mosadeq," Top Secret Memorandum, March 1953

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. "Attaching Memorandum Entitled 'Report on the Use of Anti-Soviet Material within Iran during Period Covered by Last Two Years'," May 29, 1953.

Department of State Airgram from John Foster Dulles to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Placement of Stories in U.S. Media], June 26, 1953.

United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Directorate of Plans Memorandum. [Radio Report on Coup Plotting in Iran], July 7, 1953.

US, Memorandum for the President (discussing behavior of the Shah, Gen. Zahedi and Winston Churchill immediately after the coup in Iran), Memorandum from the Department of State, top secret, circa August 1953

State Department, "Proposed Course of Action with Respect to Iran," Top Secret Draft Memorandum, August 10, 1953

CIA, "Zendebad, Shah!": The Central Intelligence Agency and the Fall of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadeq, August 1953," Top Secret Draft History, History Staff, Central Intelligence Agency, June 1998.

Department of State Cable from Theodore C. Streibert to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Revitalized Propaganda Campaign for Iran; Attached to Transmittal Sheet], September 11, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the United States Information Agency. [Media Guidance regarding Iran], September 15, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran Cable from Edward C. Wells to the United States Information Agency. [Propaganda Focused on U.S. Aid to Iran], September 19, 1953.

United States Information Service. Tehran (Iran) Despatch from Edward C. Wells to the United States Information Agency. "USIS Program--Iran," October 2, 1953.

United States Information Agency Cable to the United States Embassy, Iran. [Embassy Materials Requested for U.S. Media], October 13, 1953.

Department of State Letter from John H. Stutesman, Jr. to Loy Henderson. [Propaganda Situation following Coup in Iran], October 28, 1953.

Department of State, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Memorandum from C.D. Huyler to John H. Stutesman, Jr. "Your Letter of October 28 to Ambassador Henderson," [On Iran] October 29, 1953.

United States Embassy, Iran Despatch from Loy Henderson to the Department of State. "Use of Material in American Publications concerning Iranian Situation" [Includes Attachments], November 7, 1953.

US, CIA Clandestine Service History, "Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran, November 1952-August 1953," March 1954, by Dr. Donald Wilber.

Memorandum of William L. Fugate for Files on the Settlement on the International Petroleum Cartel Case, April 12, 1957

Memorandum of Wilbur L. Fugate to W. Wallace Kirkpatrick, Department of Justice, on International Oil Cartel Case Consent Judgments, November 10, 1960

Memorandum of Wilbur L. Fugate to Robert A. Bicks, Justice Department, on the Consent Decrees in the International Oil Cartel Case, November 17, 1960

Letter of Senator Joseph O'Mahoney (D-Wyoming) to President-Elect John F. Kennedy Urging a Review of the Judgments in the International Oil Cartel Case, December 6, 1960

Memorandum of Wilbur L. Fugate to Lee Loevinger, Department of Justice on the Consent Decrees in the International Oil Cartel Case, April 13, 1961.

"Ancient History": U.S. Conduct in the Middle East Since World War II and the Folly of Intervention by Sheldon L. Richman, Policy Analysis No. 159, August 16, 1991

National Security Archive, Electronic Briefing Book, No. 28, "The Secret CIA History of the Iran Coup, 1953," 29 November 2000

Paul Foot, "Iran was our puppet state," The Guardian (UK), May 2, 2000

Dan De Luce, "The spectre of Operation Ajax: Britain and the US crushed Iran's first democratic government. They didn't learn from that mistake," The Guardian (UK). August 20, 2003

Oxford Research Group, "Chronology of Iran's Nuclear Programme"

U.S. Embassy Paris cable 15305 to Department of State, "Interview with Shah," 24 June 1974

U.S. Embassy Paris cable 15445 to Department of State, "Further Remarks by Shah on Nuclear Weapons," 25 June 1974

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 5192 to Department of State, "Shah's Alleged Statement on Nuclear Weapons," 25 June 1974

Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs to Secretary of Defense, "Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Iran (U) – Action Memorandum," n.d. [Late June 1974], enclosing Atomic Energy Commission and Department of State memoranda, Confidential, with handwritten note attached

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 5389 to Department of State, "Iran's Intentions in Nuclear Matters," 1 July 1974

"The Proliferation Problem is at a Crucial Juncture" NSC Under Secretaries Committee to Deputy Secretary of Defense et al, "US Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy," 4 December 1974, enclosing Memorandum for the President from Robert S. Ingersoll, Chairman, 4 December 1974, and NSSM 202 Study, "Executive Summary," Secret

"Minimize Proliferation Risks" Executive Secretary Samuel R. Gammon to Sidney Sober, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, and Thomas Clingan, Bureau of Oceans, International Environmental, and Scientific Affairs, "Nuclear Energy Agreement for Cooperation with Iran," 11 December 1974, enclosing memorandum to Secretary Kissinger from Alfred Atherton, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs and Nelson F. Sievering, Bureau of Oceans, International Environmental, and Scientific Affairs, "Nuclear Energy Agreement for Cooperation with Iran," 6 December 1974, Confidential

"Report of the NSSM 219 Working Group [,] Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Iran," [April 1975], Secret

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 3437 to Department of State, "Draft Agreement on Atomic Energy,"15 April 1975, Secret

Deputy Secretary of State Robert Ingersoll to Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs [Kissinger], "Department of State Response to NSSM 219 (Nuclear Cooperation with Iran)," 18 April 1975, Secret

National Security Decision Memorandum 292, "U.S.-Iran Nuclear Cooperation," 22 April 1975, signed by Henry Kissinger, Secret

Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger to Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, "Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Iran: NSSM 219," 25 April 1975, Secret

Department of State Briefing Paper, "Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation," May 1975

The Shah's Motives Are "Not Entirely Clear" Tehran Embassy cable 5939 to State Department, "Multinational Nuclear Centers: Assessment of Iranian Attitudes toward Plutonium Reprocessing," 17 July 1975, Secret

Lewis A. Dunn, Hudson Institute, "Iran and Nuclear Weapons," Briefing Notes for Office of Director, Near East/South Asia Region, International Security Affairs, Major General Gordon Sumner, Jr., The Pentagon, 29 July 1975

State Department cable 254826 to Embassy Tehran, "Nuclear Agreement for Cooperation," 25 October 1975, Secret

Tehran Embassy cable 11089 to State Department, "Shah's Interview by Business Week Given Prominent Coverage by English Language Kayhan," 13 November 1975, Confidential

Tehran Embassy cable 11539 to State Department, "US/Iran Nuclear Agreement," 26 November 1975, Secret

U.S. Embassy Tehran Cable 73 to State Department, "Iranian Nuclear Policy," 6 January 1976, Confidential

National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft to President Ford, "Letter to the Shah," n.d. [Circa 19 February 1976]

National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft to President Ford, "Response from the Shan on nuclear Cooperation," 22 March 1976, Confidential

Memorandum from Deputy Secretary of State Charles W. Robinson to Henry Kissinger, "Meeting on Nuclear Negotiations with Iran," 14 April 1976, with memorandum attached from Myron B. Kratzer and Alfred L. Atherton to the Secretary, "Next Step in Our Nuclear Negotiations with Iran," 25 March 1976, Secret/Exdis

U.S. Embassy Tehran Airgram A-76 to State Department, "The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran," 15 April 1976, Confidential

David Elliott, Robert Oakley, National Security Council Staff, to Brent Scowcroft, "Nuclear Negotiations with Iran," 16 April 1976, Secret

Brent Scowcroft to the President, "Negotiation of a Nuclear Agreement with Iran," 19 April 1976, Secret

Memorandum of Conversation, "Proposed Cable to Tehran on Pakistani Nuclear Processing," 12 May 1976, Secret/Nodis

State Department cable 132760 to Embassy Tehran, "Iranian Nuclear Power Agreement," 28 May 1976, Confidential

State Department cable 135220 to Embassy Tehran, "Nuclear Power Agreement with Iran," 2 June 1976, Confidential

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 5735 to State Department, "Iranian Nuclear Power Agreement," 7 June 1976, Confidential

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 5765 to State Department, "Iranian Views on Non-Proliferation and US/Iran Nuclear Cooperation," 7 June 1976, Secret

Memorandum of Conversation, "The Secretary's Meeting with FRG Ambassador Von Staden on the FRG/Iran Agreement for Nuclear Cooperation," 2 July 1976, Secret/Nodis

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 7485 to State Department, "Iranian Counterproposals for Atomic Energy Agreement," 23 July 1976, Confidential

Tehran Embassy cable 7886 to State Department, "Nuclear Energy Discussions," August 3, 1976, Confidential, with annotations and cartoon by Pentagon official

Memorandum for the Secretary from Charles W. Robinson, "Nuclear Negotiations with Iran," 13 August 1976, Secret/Nodis

Memorandum for the Secretary from Charles W. Robinson, "Nuclear Negotiations with Iran," 18 August 1976, Secret/Nodis

President Gerald Ford, "Statement on Nuclear Policy," October 28, 1976

Memorandum of conversation, "Secretary's Meeting with the General Advisory Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament," 6 January [1977], Secret

U.S. Embassy Tehran Cable 1232 to State Department, "Nuclear Power: Comments of Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)," 7 February 1977, Unclassified

U.S. Embassy Tehran Cable 1437 to State Department, "GOI/AEOI Plans for Isfhahan Nuclear Technology Center, ENTEC," 14 February 1977, Secret

State Department cable 42988 to Embassy Tehran, "U.S.-Iran Bilateral Agreement for Nuclear Cooperation," 25 February 1977, Confidential

U.S. Consulate Shiraz Airgram A-16 to Department of State, "The Persepolis Conference on Transfer of Nuclear Technology: A Layman's View," 18 April 1977, Confidential

U.S. Embassy Tehran Airgram A-69 to State Department, "The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran," 11 May 1977, Confidential

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 4198 to State Department, "Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) Export to Iran," 12 May 1977, Confidential

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 4313 to State Department, "US-Iran Nuclear Cooperation Agreement and US-Iran Energy Discussions," 16 May 1977, Confidential

State Department cable 115011 to Embassy Tehran, "HEU Exports to Iran," 19 May 1977, Confidential

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 5397 to State Department, "Audience with Shah," 20 June 1977, Confidential

State Department cable 125971 to Embassy Tehran, "U.S.-Iran Nuclear Cooperation Agreement," 17 May 1978, Confidential

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 7863 to State Department, "Reassessment of Iran's Nuclear Energy Plans," 17 August 1978, Confidential

Department of State cable 226045 to Embassy Canberra, "Provisions of US-Iranian Nuclear Agreement," 6 September 1978, Secret/Limdis

U.S. Embassy Tehran cable 9154 to State Department, "Nuclear Activities in Iran," 21 September 1978, Confidential

The Economist, "Voting with their stamping feet," 16 December 1978

The Islamic Republic of Iran

BBC, The Story of the Iranian Revolution

BBC, Slideshow: Iranian revolution 1979

Jennifer Glasse, "Britain Opens 30-Year-Old Files on Iran," Voice of America News, 30 December 2009

Iran and Nuclear Weapons

1994

Greg J. Gerardi and Maryam Aharinejad, "An Assessment of Iran's Nuclear Facilities," The Nonpoliferation Review, Spring/Summer, 1994

1995

David Albright, "An Iranian bomb?:Iran's purchases from Russia were to have included a facility for enriching uranium. And it was only the latest of Iran's efforts to acquire a fissile-material capacity," Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, July/August 1995 pp. 20-26 (vol. 51, no. 04)

David Albright, "The Russian-Iranian Reactor Deal," The Nonproliferation Review, Spring-Summer 1995

1996

"Iran's Atomic Programs and Foreign Propaganda," Hamshahri (Morning Daily), August 22, 25, 1996, Pages: 11, 11, By: Jalil Roshandel & Saeedeh Lotfian

1997

Stephen C. Fairbanks, "A New Era For Iran?" Middle East Policy, Volume V, January 1997, Number 3

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Brent Scowcroft and Richard Murphy, "Differentiated Containment," Foreign Affairs, May/ June 1997

Voice of America, US Secretary of State Albright on US-Iran Relations after the Election of President Khatami, September 14, 1997

1998

Richard K. Betts, "The New Threat of Mass Destruction," Foreign Affairs, January/ February 1998

Houman A. Sadri, "Trends in the Foreign Policy of Revolutionary Iran," Journal of Third World Studies, Vol. 15, no. 1 (April 1998)

Bates Gill, "Chinese Arms Exports to Iran," Middle East Review of International Affairs Vol. 2, No. 2 (May 1998)

Andrew Koch and Jeanette Wolf, "Iran’s Nuclear Facilities: a Profile," Center for Nonproliferation Studies, 1998

Jaswant Singh, "Against Nuclear Apartheid," Foreign Affairs, September/October 1998

1999

Dick Cheney, "Speech at the Institute of Petroleum 1999 Autumn Lunch," Full text of speech at the Institute of Petroleum Autumn lunch, 1999

Kenneth Katzman, The Atlantic Council of the United States, "U.S.-Iranian Relations: An Analytic Compendium of U.S. Policies, Laws and Regulations," Occasional Paper, December 1999

2000

Geoffrey Kemp, "Iranian Nuclear Weapons and U.S. Policy"," Director of Regional Strategic Programs, The Nixon Center, Washington, DC, January 2000

W. Seth Carus, "Iran and Weapons of Mass Destruction," Middle East Review of International Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Fall 2000)

2001

Suzanne Maloney, "America and Iran: From Containment to Coexistence," The Brookings Institution, Policy Brief #87, August 2001

James A. Bill, "The Politics of Hegemony: The United States and Iran," Middle East Policy, September 2001

James Ridgeway & Camelia Fard, "With Friends Like These: 'Terrorists' Share Space With Press in D.C. Building," The Village Voice, December 5 - 11, 2001

2002

Michael Donovan, "Iran, Israel, and Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East," Center for Defense Information, 14 February 2002

Paul Richter, "U.S. Works Up Plan for Using Nuclear Arms," LA Times, March 9, 2002

US, President George W. Bush, The National Security Strategy of the United States of America, 17 September 2002

Dany Shoham, "Poisoned Missiles: Syria's Doomsday Deterrent," Middle East Quarterly, Volume IX: Number 4, Fall 2002

Francis A. Boyle, "US Foreign Policy Toward the Iran/Iraq War," Counterpunch, December 14, 2002

2003

Faisal Islam, "Iraq nets handsome profit by dumping dollar for euro," The Observer, February 16, 2003

Shirley A. Kan, Specialist in National Security Policy, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, "China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues," Congressional Research Service, Updated February 26, 2003

Massimo Calabresi, "Iran's Nuclear Threat," Time, March 08, 2003

Sam Dealey, "Iran ‘terrorist’ group finds support on Hill," The Hill, 2 April 2003

Robert Einhorn, "China and Non-Proliferation," The National Interest, April 2, 2003

Raphael Perl, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, Congressional Research Service, "Terrorism, the Future, and U.S. Foreign Policy," 11 April 2003

Uzi Arad, "Russia and Iran's Nuclear Program," Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Vol. 2, No. 26 28 April 2003

George Perkovich, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, "Dealing With Iran’s Nuclear Challenge," April 28, 2003

Carl Conetta, "What Colin Powell Showed Us: The End of Arms Control and the Normalization of War," Project on Defense Alternatives, Briefing Report #14, 5 May 2003

Leonard S. Spector, "Iran's Secret Quest for the Bomb," YaleGlobal, 16 May 2003

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Implementation of the NPT safeguards agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran," Report by the Director General, 6 June 2003

Robert Fox, "Special forces 'prepare for Iran attack'," Evening Standard, 17 June 2003

Barry Rubin, "Lessons from Iran," Washington Quarterly, 26:3 (Summer 2003), pp. 105–115.

Michael Jasinski, "Russia's Nuclear and Missile Technology Assistance to Iran," Center for Nonproliferation Studies, June 26, 2003

Kenneth M. Pollack, "Securing the Gulf," Foreign Affairs, July/August 2003

Philippe Le Billon and Fouad El Khatib, "From Free Oil to 'Freedom Oil'? Terrorism, War and US Geopolitics in the Persian Gulf," Geopolitics, July 2003

Barbara Slavin, "Iran might swap terrorists for help from U.S.," USA Today, 3 August 2003

Muhammad Sahimi, "Iran's Nuclear Program: 6-Part Series," Payvand, 02 October 2003 - 09 September 2005

Mohammad Sahimi, "Iran's Nuclear Program. Part I: Its History," Payvand News, 2 October 2003

Michael Ledeen, "Into the Quagmire:Important days ahead for Iran," National Review Online, October 14, 2003

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran," Report by the Director General, 10 November 2003

"North Korea and Iran: Test Cases for an Improved Nonproliferation Regime?" by Joseph Cirincione and Jon Wolfsthal, Arms Control Today, December 2003

Inger Sethov, "Iran's Nobel Winner Hits Out at U.S. Foreign Policy," Common Dreams Newscenter, 10 December 2003

2004

Graham Allison, "How to Stop Nuclear Terror," Foreign Affairs, January/February 2004

William Clark, "Revisited - The Real Reasons for the Upcoming War With Iraq: A Macroeconomic and Geostrategic Analysis of the Unspoken Truth," January 2003, Revised March 2003, Post-war Commentary January 2004

Mehrdad Valibeigi, "Law of Unintended Consequences: US Sanctions and Iran’s Hardliners," Middle East Report Online, January 28, 2004

"US dissuades Sinopec from bidding in Iranian oil-field," People's Daily Online, 6 February 2004

Gaurav Kampani, "Proliferation Unbound: Nuclear Tales from Pakistan," Center for Nonproliferation Studies, February 23, 2004

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran," Report by the Director General, 24 February 2004

Vice Admiral Lowell E. Jacoby, U.S. Navy, Director, Defense Intelligence Agency,"Current and Projected National Security Threats to the United States," Statement For the Record Senate Armed Services Committee, 26 February 2004

Reuel Marc Gerecht, "Going Soft on Iran: The temptation of America’s foreign policy 'realists'," The Weekly Standard, 8 March 2004

"The Global Consequences of Iran’s Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons," draft paper by George Perkovich and Silvia Silvia Manzanero, April 2004

STATEMENT BY H. E. MR. DANESH-YAZDI, AMBASSADOR AND CHARGE D'AFFAIRES OF THE PERMANENT MISSION OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN ON THE DRAFT U.N. RESOLUTION ON NON-PROLIFERATION, IRANIAN MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, TO THE UNITED NATIONS BEFORE THE SECURITY COUNCIL, April 22, 2004

Anoushiravan Ehteshami, "Iran’s International Posture After the Fall of Baghdad," Middle East Journal, Volume 58, No. 2, Spring 2004

"Defusing the Nuclear Middle East," Bennett Ramberg, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May/June 2004

Middle East Review of International Affairs, "Iran: Twenty-Five Years Later," Volume 8, No. 2 - June 2004

Iran Daily interview with Dr. Ali Salehi, 9 June 2004

Terry Macalister, "Iran takes on west's control of oil trading," The Guardian (UK), June 16, 2004

"Iran’s Continuing Pursuit of Weapons of Mass Destruction," Testimony by John R. Bolton, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, before the House International Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia, Washington DC, June 24, 2004

Jeffrey Record, "Nuclear Deterrence, Preventive War, and Counterproliferation," Cato Institute, 08 July 2004

David Ignatius, "Lost Chances in Iran," Washington Post, July 9, 2004

Sammy Salama and Karen Ruster, "A Preemptive Attack on Iran's Nuclear Facilities: Possible Consequences," Center for Nonproliferation Studies, August 12, 2004

John R. Bolton, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, "Preventing Iran from Acquiring Nuclear Weapons," Remarks to the Hudson Institute
Washington, DC, August 17, 2004

National Security to Nationalist Myth: Why Iran Wants Nuclear Weapons by Charles C. Mayer, Naval Postgraduate School Master's Thesis, September 2004

Ashton B. Carter, "How to Counter WMD," Foreign Affairs, September/October 2004

The Guardian (UK), "'No proof' of Iranian nuclear weapons programme," September 14, 2004

John Barry and Dan Ephron, "War-Gaming the Mullahs," Newsweek, 27 September 2004

Richard L. Russell, "Iran in Iraq’s Shadow: Dealing with Tehran’s NuclearWeapons Bid," Parameters, Autumn 2004

Barton Gellman and Dafna Linzer, "Unprecedented Peril Forces Tough Calls: President Faces a Multi-Front Battle Against Threats Known, Unknown," Washington Post Staff, October 26, 2004

William Clark, "The Real Reasons Why Iran is the Next Target: The Emerging Euro-denominated International Oil Marker," Center for Research on Globalization, 27 October 2004

International Atomic Energy Agency,"Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran," Report by the Director General, 15 November 2004

Elaine Sciolino, "Exiles Add to Claims on Iran Nuclear Arms," New York Times, November 18, 2004

Paris Agreement between the EU and Iran, 26 November 2004

James Fallows, "Will Iran Be Next?" The Atlantic Monthly, December 2004

Robert E. Hunter, "The Iran Case: Addressing Why Countries Want Nuclear Weapons," Arms Control Today, December 2004

Sasan Fayazmanesh, "The EU, US, Israel and Iran: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly and the 'Mullahs'," CounterPunch, December 3, 2004

Robin Wright and Peter Baker, "Iraq, Jordan See Threat To Election From Iran: Leaders Warn Against Forming Religious State," Washington Post, December 8, 2004

2005

Seymour Hersh, "The Coming Wars: What the Pentagon can now do in secret," The New Yorker, Issue of 2005-01-24 and 31, Posted 2005-01-17

Paul Kerr, "Iran-EU Nuclear Negotiations Begin," Arms Control Today, January/February 2005

Iran’s Nuclear Programme: A Collection of Documents Presented to Parliament (UK) by the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs by Command of Her Majesty, January 2005

Council on Foreign Relations, Transcript, "Transition 2005: U.S. Policy Toward Iran," January 12, 2005

Julian Borger in Washington and Ian Traynor, "Now US ponders attack on Iran: Hardliners in Pentagon ready to neutralise 'nuclear threat' posed by Tehran," The Guardian (UK), January 18, 2005

Joost R. Hiltermann, "Iran’s Nuclear Posture and the Scars of War," Middle East Report Online, January 18, 2005

Richard Sale, "USAF playing cat and mouse game over Iran," World Peace Herald, January 26, 2005

Jacob G. Hornberger, "An Anti-Democracy Foreign Policy: Iran," The Future of Freedom Foundation, January 31, 2005

The New York Times, "Iranian Terrorist Group Seeks Legitimacy in U.S.," February 24, 2005

Professor Paul Rogers, "The Bush Administration, Insurgencies and Iran," Oxford Research Group, March 2005

Joseph Cirincione, "Iran and Israel's Nuclear Weapons," The Globalist, March 11, 2005

International Crisis Group, "Iran in Iraq: How Much Influence?"21 March 2005

Institute for Science and International Security, ISIS Imagery Brief: Kalaye Electric, March 31, 2005

Michael T. Klare, "Oil, Geopolitics, and the Coming War with Iran," TomDispatch.com, 11 April 2005

US, Public Broadcasting System, Frontline, "Iran: Going Nuclear," May 2005

Testimony by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Vice-President for Studies George Perkovich, Hearing on "Iran: Weapons Proliferation, Terrorism and Democracy," Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 19 May 2005

R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "United States' Policy Toward Iran," Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, DC, May 19, 2005

Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball, "Consider the Source: The State Department says MEK is a terror group. Human Rights Watch says it’s a cult. For the White House, MEK is a source of intelligence on Iran," Newsweek, May 20, 2005

Stephen Zunes, "Undermining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: It Didn't Start with the Bush Administration," Foreign Policy in Focus, 08 June 2005

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Statement of the DDG-SG on 16 June 2005 at the Board of Governors’ Meeting: Implementation of Safeguards in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 16 June 2005

Aspen Institute (Berlin), "The Iranian people need to know that the US and Europe are not oblivious to their situation," June 17 - Elections in Iran, 17 June 2006

Scott Ritter, "US war with Iran has already begun," Aljazeera, 23 June 2005

US, Department of the Treasury, Executive Order 13382, "Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters"; the Weapons of Mass Destruction Trade Control Regulations (Part 539 of Title 31, C.F.R); and the Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU),Agreement Assets Control Regulations (Part 540 of Title 31, C.F.R), 28 June 2005

US, Office of the President, "Executive Order: Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters," 29 June 2005

Abbas Milani, "U.S. Foreign Policy and the Future of Democracy in Iran," The Washington Quarterly, 28:3 (Summer 2005) pp. 41–56.

James A. Russell, "Strategy, Security and War in Iraq: The United States and the Gulf in the 21 Century," Cambridge Review of International Affairs, July 2005

Agence France Presse, "Iraq to launch military, anti-terror cooperation with Iran," 7 July 2005

Juan Cole, "The Iraq War is Over, and the Winner is... Iran," Salon.com, 21 July 2005

Stephen Zunes, "The U.S. and Iran: Democracy, Terrorism, and Nuclear Weapons," Foreign Policy in Focus, July 26, 2005

The American Conservative, "Deep Background," 1 August 2005

Dafna Linzer, "Iran Is Judged 10 Years From Nuclear Bomb: U.S. Intelligence Review Contrasts With Administration Statements," Washington Post, August 2, 2005

William R. Clark, "Petrodollar Warfare: Dollars, Euros and the Upcoming Iranian Oil Bourse," Media Monitors Network, 5 August 2005

Iran's Statement at IAEA Emergency Meeting, Mehr News Agency, August 10, 2005

Paul Ingram, "Preliminary Analysis of E3/EU Proposal to Iran," British American Security Information Council, 11 August 2005.

Tom Regan, "The military strike option against Iran." Christian Science Monitor, August 18, 2005

Jean du Preez & Melissa Kessler, "Iran's Game of Nuclear Poker: Knowing When to Fold," Center for Nonproliferation Studies, August 26, 2005

Toni Straka, "Killing the dollar in Iran," Asia Times, 26 August 2005

US, Adherence to and Compliance With Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments, Bureau of Verification and Compliance, U.S. Department of State 30 August 2005

Trita Parsi, "Europe’s mendacity doomed Iran talks to failure," Financial Times, August 30 2005

Howard LaFranchi, "Iran's Oil Gambit - and Potential Affront to the U.S.," The Christian Science Monitor, 30 August 2005

Steve Rendall, "Buying the Bush Line on Iran Nukes," Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, September/October 2005.

Full text of President Ahmadinejad's speech at General Assembly, Islamic Republic News Agency, 18 September 2005

Prince Saud al-Faisal, "The Fight against Extremism and the Search for Peace," Council on Foreign Relations, September 20, 2005

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "US policy handing Iraq over to Iran," 22 September 2005

Michael Spies, "The Iranian Nuclear Dilemma: Referral to the UN Security Council?" Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy, September 27, 2005

Muhammad Sahimi, "Forced to Fuel: Iran's Nuclear Energy Program," Energy, Vol. 26 (4) - Winter 2005

Henry Sokolski and Patrick Clawson, "Getting Ready for a Nuclear Ready Iran," Report by the Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, October 2005

Robert L. Hirsch, "The Inevitable Peaking of World Oil Production," The Atlantic Council of the United States, October 2005

Ali Asghar Soltanieh, "Facts and Figures on Iranian Nuclear Policy," Journal of Turkish Weekly, 16 October 2005.

Farideh Farhi, "Iran’s Nuclear File: The Uncertain Endgame," Middle East Report Online, October 24, 2005

Ali Mostashari, "Iran: Rogue State?" MIT Center for International Studies, November 2005

"An Unnecessary Crisis: Setting the Record Straight about Iran's Nuclear Program," Iran's Permanent Mission to United Nations in New York. Published as advertisement in New York Times on 18 November 2005

Ian Davis and Paul Ingram, "Taking the Wind Out of the Perfect Geopolitical Storm: Iran and the Crisis over Non-proliferation," Foreign Policy in Focus, 23 November 2005

Mark Hosenball, "Regime Change in Iran? One Man's Secret Plan: Iran's Chalabi? Manucher Ghorbanifar says he talked secretly with Pentagon officials about plans for regime change in Iran," Newsweek, 22 December 2005

Christopher O. Clary, "The A.Q. Khan Network: Causes and Implications," Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, December 2005

2006

Professor Paul Rogers, "Iraq, Afghanistan and now Iran Once Again," Oxford Research Group, January 2006

2006--5 January

"George Bush insists that Iran must not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons. So why, six years ago, did the CIA give the Iranians blueprints to build a bomb?" The Guardian, 5 January 2006

2006--10 January

Daniel Pipes, "The Mystical Menace of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad," New York Sun, January 10, 2006

Paul Reynolds, "Iran Bombs Link: Retraction or Non-retraction?" BBC News, 10 January 2006

2006--15 January

CBS News, Face the Nation, Interview with Senator John McCain, ("There’s only one thing worse than the United States exercising a military option. That is a nuclear-armed Iran.”) January 15, 2006

2006--19 January

Charles Peña, "Rethinking Nuclear Nonproliferation," Antiwar.com, 19 January 2006

2006--20 January

Kenneth R. Timmerman, "When Making a Revolution, Allies Matter," FrontPageMagazine.com, January 20, 2006

Carl E. Behrens, "Nuclear Nonproliferation Issues: Updated January 20, 2006," CRS Issue Brief for Congress

2006--23 January

Peter Brookes. "Iran: Our Military Options." New York Post, January 23, 2006

2006--24 January

Flynt L. Leverett, "Iran: The Gulf Between Us," The New York Times, January 24, 2006

2006--30 January

Charles A. Kupchan and Ray Takeyh, "American and Iranian interests meet in Iraq," International Herald Tribune, January 30, 2006

2006--31 January

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Developments in the Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran and Agency Verification of Iran’s Suspension of Enrichment-related and Reprocessing Activities," Update Brief by the IAEA Deputy Director General for Safeguards, 31 January 2006

Cyrus Safdari, "Rhetoric of War: First Iraq, then Iran," Global Dialogue, Winter-Spring 2006

2006--1 February

"Options Available to the United States to Counter a Nuclear Iran," Testimony by George Perkovich before the House Armed Services Committee, 1 February 2006

Asli Ü. Bâli, "Standing at the Nuclear Precipice: Iran," Paper presented at the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's 2006 International Law Symposium, 24 February 2006

2006--2 February

Annual Threat Assessment.of the Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte, for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Washington, DC, February 2, 2006

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Communication received from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the IAEA," 2 February 2006

2006--4 February

IAEA Adopted Resolution on Iran, 4 February 2006

2006--6 February

Norman Solomon, "The Iran Crisis," Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, 06 February 2006

2006--7 February

British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw. Questions in the House of Commons on 7 February 2006 relating to Iran's nuclear programme

2006--8 February

British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, Interview with the BBC Persian service, 8 February 2006

Gareth Porter, "Analysts: Fear of US Drove Iran's Nuclear Policy," Antiwar.com, February 8, 2006

2006--11 February

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Ahmadinejad: Iran could revise its nuclear strategy Tehran," February 11, 2006

2006--12 February

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Iran is committed to NPT: Asefi," 12 February 2006

2006--13 February

US, National Military Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 13 Feb 2006, released 22 Mar 2006

2006--17 February

Jean du Preez, "Defusing The Iranian Nuclear Crisis: A Carrot and Stick Approach," Center for Nonproliferation Studies, 17 February 2006

Nikolai Sokov, "The Prospects of Russian Mediation of the Iranian Nuclear Crisis," Center for Nonproliferation Studies, 17 February 2006

2006--19 February

Gregory Beals, "A missed opportunity with Iran: Islamic country said to have notified U.S. in '03 of willingness to negotiate over WMDs, but ex-officials say Bush team didn't want to deal," Newsday, February 19, 2006

Speech by Jacques CHIRAC, President of the French Republic, during his visit to The Stategic Air and Maritime Forces at Landivisiau / L'Ile Longue,
Présidence de la République française, Landivisiau / L'Ile Longue / Brest (Finistère), 19 January 2006

George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, "Options Available to the United States to Counter a Nuclear Iran," Testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, February 1, 2006

Jill Marie Parillo and Revati Prasad, "Iran's Programs to Produce Plutonium and Enriched Uranium," Carnegie Fact Sheet, February 2006

Jing-dong Yuan, "China and the Iranian Nuclear Crisis," China Brief, The Jamestown Foundation, Volume VI, Issue 3, February 1, 2006

Professor Paul Rogers, "Iran: Consequences of a War," Oxford Research Group, February 2006

2006--23 February

US, Department of State, Washington Files, "Global Initiative Aims To Boost Nuclear Energy, Nonproliferation, 23 February 2006

2006--27 February

IAEA Report by the Director General on Iran, 27 February 2006

2006--28 February

Lionel Beehner, "Russia’s Nuclear Deal with Iran," Council on Foreign Relations, February 28, 2006

2006--3 March

Michael Karpin, "Will Israel Blast the Iranian Bomb?" The American Enterprise, March 2006

George Perkovich, "Premature Capitulation," Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Issue Brief, March 3, 2006

Dr. Frank Barnaby, "Iran's Nuclear Activities," Oxford Research Group, March 2006

Paul Rogers, "Iran - Sliding to War?" International Security Monthly Briefing, Oxford Research Group, March 2006

Barry R. Posen, "We Can Live With A Nuclear Iran," MIT Center for International Studies, March 2006

2006--14 March

Bill Brubaker, "Top U.S. Military Official: No Evidence of Iran Involvement in Iraq," Washington Post, 14 March 2006

2006--17 March

Pepe Escobar, "In The Heart of Pipelineistan," Asia Times, 17 March 2006

2006--21 March

Jessica Tuchman Mathews, "Speaking to Tehran, With One Voice," The New York Times, March 21, 2006

James E. Doyle and Sara Kutchesfahani, Los Alamos National Laboratory, "Time for a US/Iran Patch Up," March 21, 2006

2006--23 March

Alexei Arbatov, "Russia and the Iranian Nuclear Crisis," Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Web Commentary, May 23, 2006

2006--27 March

David Albright and Corey Hinderstein, Institute for Science and International Security, "Clock is Ticking: But How Fast?" 27 March 2006

2006--29 March

Statement by the President of the Security Council, UN Security Council, 29 Mar 2006

2006--30 March

Ze'ev Schiff, "Israel Urges U.S. Diplomacy on Iran," Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Web Commentary, May 30, 2006

2006--4 April

Council on Foreign Relations interview with Joseph Cirincione, "Cirincione: Time For Clear Public Understanding of Iranian Threat," 4 April 2006

Whitney Raas and Austin Long, "Osirak Redux? Assessing Israeli Capabilities to Destroy Iranian Nuclear Facilities," MIT Center for International Studies, April 2006

Udi Evental, "The United States and the Iranian Nuclear Challenge: Inadequate Alternatives, Problematic Choices," Strategic Assessment (Israel), Volume 9, No. 1 April 2006

Yiftah S. Shapir, "Iran's Strategic Missiles," Strategic Assessment (Israel), Volume 9, No. 1 April 2006

Kenneth Lieberthal and Mikkal Herberg, "China’s Search for Energy Security: Implications for U.S. Policy," National Bureau of Asian Research, Volume 17, number 1, April 2006

Whitney Raas and Austin Long, “Osirak Redux? Assessing Israeli Capabilities to Destroy Iranian Nuclear Facilities," MIT, SSP Working Paper, April 2006

2006--7 April

Anthony H. Cordesman and Khalid R. Al-Rodhan, "Iranian NuclearWeapons? The Options if Diplomacy Fails," Center for Strategic and International Studies, April 7, 2006

2006--8 April

Seymour Hersh, "The Iran Plans: Would President Bush go to war to stop Tehran from getting the bomb?" The New Yorker, Issue of 2006-04-17, Posted 2006-04-08

2006--9 April

Joseph Cirincione, "Reports Raise Possibility of U.S. Strike on Iran," All Things Considered, NPR, April 9, 2006

2006--10 April

ISN (Switzerland), "Mubarak's Shia remarks raise ire," 10 April 2006

2006--11 April

Kurt Gottfried. "Administration's Nuclear Saber Rattling on Iran Threatens Global Security." Union of Concerned Scientists (April 11, 2006).

2006--14 April

Steve Schippert, "ElBaradei Meeting Nets No Progress...For the West," ThreatsWatch.org, 14 April 2006

2006--17 April

William J. Broad and David E. Sanger, "Iran raises eyebrows of nuclear inspectors," San Diego Union-Tribune, April 17, 2006

Anthony H. Cordesman and Khalid R. Al-Rodhan, "Iranian NuclearWeapons? Iran’s Missiles and Possible Delivery Systems," Center for Strategic and International Studies, 17 April 2006

Seymour Hersh, "The Iran Plans," The New Yorker, 17 April 2006

2006--18 April

John Tkacik, "Confront China’s Support for Iran’s Nuclear Weapons," The Heritage Foundation, WebMemo #1042, April 18, 2006

2006--21 April

"Experts Say No Good Military Option Exists on Iran," Think Progress website, 21 April 2006

2006--24 April

Thomas McInerney, "Target: Iran: Yes, there is a feasible military option against the mullahs' nuclear program," The Weekly Standard, 04/24/2006, Volume 011, Issue 30

2006--25 April

Asia Times Online, 'Tehran insider tells of US black ops," April 25, 2006

2006--26 April

Pepe Escobar, "What's really happening in Tehran," Asia Times, April 26, 2006

2006--27 April

Ali Nouri Zadeh, "Iran's Secret Plan if Attacked by US Codenamed 'Judgement Day'," Asharq Al-Awsat, 27/04/2006

2006--28 April

IAEA Report by the Director General on Iran, 28 April 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Levi: More Pessimistic About Negotiated Settlement With Iran on Nuclear Issues," Interviewee: Michael A. Levi, Fellow for Science and Technology, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, April 28, 2006

Stephen Zunes, "The United States, Israel, and the Possible Attack on Iran," Foreign Policy in Focus, 28 April 2006.

2006--29 April

Charles P. Vick, "Has the No-dong-B/Shahab-4 Finally Been Flight Tested in Iran for North Korea?" Globalsecurity.org, 29 April 2006

2006--30 April

Patrick Clawson, "Iran’s Defiance: The West Has More Options than Just the Extremes, Attack or Appease," San Diego Union Tribune, April 30, 2006

Jonathan Cutler, "Beyond Incompetence: Washington's War in Iraq," ZNet, April 30, 2006

2006--1 May

Dennis Ross, "A New Strategy on Iran," Washington Post, May 1, 2006

Michael Spies, "Undeclared Nuclear Activities and Outstanding Issues: Clean Bill of Health?" Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy, May 2006

Chen Zak Kane, "Nuclear Decision-Making in Iran: A Rare Glimpse," Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, May 2006

2006--2 May

Amr Ismail, "Washington’s next military crusade is beckoning," Al Bawaba (Jordan), 2 May 2006

Gareth Porter, "Iran Pushes for Talks With US on Nukes, Security," Antiwar.com, May 2, 2006

2006--3 May

Unclassified Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to Weapons of Mass Destruction and Advanced Conventional Munitions, 1 January-31 December 2004 Director of National Intelligence Released May 2006

Edward N. Luttwak, "Three Reasons Not to Bomb Iran—Yet," Commentary, May 2006

2006-7 May

Letter from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President George W. Bush, Published May 7, 2006

2006--8 May

Simon Henderson, "Assessing the Iranian Nuclear Threat with Reference to Pakistan's Experience," The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, PolicyWatch #1100, May 8, 2006

2006--9 May

Council on Foreign Relations, "Perkovich: Bush Should Engage Iranian President in Dialogue, Not Back Away," Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, Interviewee: George Perkovich, May 9, 2006

2006--10 May

Daniel Pipes, "Deterring Tehran," FrontPageMagazine.com, May 10, 2006

Al Bawaba (Jordan), "Iran and US: Nuclear Standoff or Realpolitik?" 10 May 2006

President Ahmadinejad's letter to George Bush, Islamic Republic News Agency, 10 May 2006

2006--11 May

Pierre Goldschmidt, "Is the Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime in crisis? If so, why? Are there remedies?" Charlottesville Committee on Foreign Relations Speech, May 11, 2006

2006--12 May

Gareth Porter, "Iran Nuclear Conflict Is About US Dominance," Anitwar.com, May 12, 2006

Graham Allison and Richard Haass, "How to Deal with the Challenge from Iran," The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, May 12, 2006

2006--16 May

Henry A. Kissinger, "A Nuclear Test for Diplomacy," Washington Post, May 16, 2006

2006--17 May

Patrick Clawson, Deputy Director at The Washington Institute, on "Iran's Motives and Strategies: The Role of the Economy" delivered at a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing on May 17, 2006

2006--18 May

Mahan Abedin, "Dissent and defection: An Iranian confession," Asia Times Online, 18 May 2006

Senator Richard Lugar's Opening Statement, Hearing on "Iran’s Political/Nuclear Ambitions and U.S. Policy Options," Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, 18 May 2006

2006--19 May

Jamie Glazov, "Symposium: Iran: To Strike or Not to Strike?" FrontPageMagazine.com, May 19, 2006

Tom Barry, "Iran Freedom and Regime Change Politics," International Relations Center Right Web, 19 May 2006

Paul Starobin, "Of Mullahs And MADness," The National Journal, 19 May 2006.

2006--20 May

Gareth Porter, "Reversing Policy, U.S. 'Froze' Iran Talks in March," Antiwar.com, May 20, 2006

2006--21 May

Steven Simon and Ray Takeyh, "Iran’s Iraq Strategy," The Washington Post, May 21, 2006

The Associated Press, "Olmert: Iran Close to Atomic Bomb Know-How," 21 May 2006

2006--22 May

James Carney, "Why Not Talk?: A missive from Tehran stirs a call for direct negotiations over Iran's nukes. Here's why the U.S. isn't tempted," Time Magazine, 22 May 2006

2006--25 May

Gareth Porter, "Iran Proposal to US Offered Peace With Israel," Anitwar.com, May 25, 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Kerr: U.S. Should Offer Not to Seek Iran Regime Change," Interviewee: Paul Kerr, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, May 25, 2006

2006--26 May

Emile El-Hokayem and Matteo Legrenzi, "The Arab Gulf States in the Shadow of the Iranian Nuclear Challenge," The Henry L. Stimson Center, 26 May 2006

Gareth Porter, "Iran offered 'to make peace with Israel'," Asia Times, May 26, 2006

2006--27 May

Jim Lobe, "Talking to Tehran, not at it," Asia Times, May 27, 2006

2006--30 May

Gareth Porter, "Khamenei in Control and Ready to 'Haggle'," Anitwar.com, May 30, 2006

2006--31 May

Statement by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Iran, Washington, DC, May 31, 2006

Tony Karon, "Behind Washington's Turnabout on Talks with Iran," Time, 31 May 2006

James Phillips, "Giving Iran One Last Chance," The Heritage Foundation, WebMemo #1101, May 31, 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Parsi: Iran Unlikely to Halt Nuclear Enrichment Unless the United States Agrees to Direct Talks," Interviewee: Trita Parsi, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, May 31, 2006

2006--1 June

The Jerusalem Post, "Eye on Iran: Failure of the theocratic state," 1 June 2006

Andrew K. Semmel, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy and Negotiations, " Is the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Still Attainable?" Remarks at the United Nations Foundation, Washington, DC, June 1, 2006

Michael Rubin, "Damage Is Done: The Bush administration’s bad Iran move," National Review Online, 1 June 2006

Wall Street Journal, "Condi's Iran Gambit: Ahmadinejad gets the direct talks he wanted," June 1, 2006

Dr. Farhang Jahanpour, "Iran's Nuclear Threat: Exploring the Politics," Oxford Research Group, June 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran cautious over US talks offer," 1 June 2006

Mark Tran, "World powers close to Iran proposal," The Guardian (UK), June 1, 2006

Michael Herzog, "Iranian Public Opinion on the Nuclear Program: A Potential Asset for the International Community," Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Policy Focus #56, June 2006

Kenneth M. Pollack, "Iran: Three Alternative Futures," The Middle East Review of International Affairs, June 2006

Philip Gordon, "Will America Attack Iran?" Prospect Online (June 2006)

2006--2 June

The Times of India, "Practice what you preach: Blix to US," 2 June 2006

Mark Heinrich, "Iran defiant on continuing nuclear work," Swissinfo, 2 June 2006

James Phillips, "U.S. Policy and Iran’s Nuclear Challenge," Heritage Lecture #942, The Heritage Foundation, June 2, 2006

Paul Joseph Watson, "Former CIA Analyst Says Iran Strike Possibly Set For June Or July," Information Clearing House, 2 June 2006

Sammy Salama and Elizabeth Salch, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, "Iran's Nuclear Impasse: Give Negotiations A Chance," June 2, 2006

2006--3 June

BBC News Online, "Defiant Iran agrees to study deal," 3 June 2006

Glenn Kessler, "After Vienna, Both Sides Can Tally Their Gains," Washington Post, June 3, 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran unmoved by nuclear pressure," 3 June 2006

Aljazeera, "Defiant Iran rejects Western pressure," 3 June 2006

Ehsan Ahrari, "Tehran wants more than talks," Asia Times, 3 June 2006

Jonathan Steele, "If Iran is ready to talk, the US must do so unconditionally: Ahmadinejad never said Israel should be "wiped off the map"," Centre for Research on Globalization, 3 June 2006

National Council of Resistance of Iran, "U.S. can reverse Iran's power," 03 June 2006

Essay by Reza Aslan, "A giant awakes: The major powers yesterday ruled out military action against Iran, but in truth it has never been an option against the Middle East's most influential force," The Guardian (UK), June 3, 2006

Vladimir Radyuhin, "Military option ruled out: Russia," The Hindu, 3 June 2006

2006--4 June

Brian Knowlton, "Rice Plays Down Iran's Threat to Curb Oil Exports," International Herald Tribune, 4 June 2006

Alireza Ronaghi, "Iran hints may play oil card in nuclear dispute," Washington Post, June 4, 2006

The Jersualem Post, "Rice: Iran must respond in `a matter of weeks'," 4 June 2006

Brian Knowlton, "Oil threat by Tehran draws U.S. dismissal," International Herald Tribune, 4 June 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Iranian president reiterates absolute right to enrich uranium," 4 June 2006

Nedra Picklet, "Rice Warns Iran Against a Slow Response," Washington Post, 4 June 2006

Elaine Shannon, "The World vs. Iran," Time Magazine, 4 June 2006

Eric Margolis, "The gorilla no one notices," Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates), 4 June 2006

Karl Vick, "Iran to Make Offer by Six Powers Public," Washington Post, June 4, 2006

The Yomiuri Shimbun, "Government eyeing financial sanctions on Iran," 4 June 2006

Michael R. Gordon, "Rumsfeld describes Iran as a top 'terrorist nation'," International Herald Tribune, June 4, 2006

Nasser Arrabyee, "Call for nuclear weapons-free Mideast region," The Gulf Times (UAE), 4 June 2006

CBS News, Face the Nation, Interview with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, June 4, 2006

Fox News Sunday, "Transcript: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on 'FNS'," 4 June 2006

CNN Late Edition With Wolf Blitzer, Interview With Condoleezza Rice, 4 June 2006

2006--5 June

Ruan Zongze, "Deep divisions at heart of Iran nuclear issue," China Daily, 5 June 2006

The Guardian (UK), "Iran has weeks to settle nuclear dispute, says Rice," June 5, 2006

Peter Grier, "How to slow the spread of the bomb:New pressures from the Third World are straining non-proliferation efforts," Christian Science Monitor, 5 June 2006

Scott Peterson, "Iran keeps door open to nuclear talks: This weekend, President Ahmadinejad indicated he wanted to negotiate, but 'without preconditions.'" Christian Science Monitor, 5 June 2006

Patrick Seale, "Will the US and Iran talk?" Gulf Times (UAE), 5 June 2006

Mainichi Daily News, (Japan) "Rumsfeld says Russian, Chinese support for Iran 'strange,' calls it terrorist state," 5 June 2006

Mariam Al Hakeem, "Iran urged to heed GCC concerns," The Gulf Times (UAE), 5 June 2006

BBC News Online, "Solana in Iran nuclear deal push," 5 June 2006

International Herald Tribune, "What counts on Iran," 5 June 2006

Jackson Diehl, "Iran's China Syndrome," Washington Post, June 5, 2006

Patrick Jackson, "Osirak: Threats real and imagined," BBC News Online, 5 June 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 20, 5 June 2006

United Press International, "Iranian Oil Bourse nearly ready to open," 5 June 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Ferguson: Iran Likely to Accept U.S. Offer for Negotiations," Interviewee: Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, June 5, 2006

Charles V. Pena, "Iran: Gulf War III?" The American Conservative, 05 June 2006

2006--6 June

"Spengler," "Military destiny and madness in Iran," Asia Times, 6 June 2006

Ilya Bourtman, "Putin and Russia's Middle Eastern Policy," Middle East Review of International Affairs (June 2006)

M K Bhadrakumar, "US 'allies' keep Iran options open," Asia Times, 6 June 2006

Wade Boese and Miles A. Pomper, "Reshaping U.S. Nonproliferation Strategy: An Interview With Undersecretary of State Robert Joseph," Arms Control Today, June 2006

Felix Quigley, "The Situation is Grave. Action Now to Defend the Jews of Israel," IsraPundit (Canada), 6 June 2006

MediaMatters for America, "In interviews with Rice, Sunday talk show hosts never mentioned Iran's 2003 proposal for direct nuclear talks," 6 June 2006

Gareth Porter, "Burnt Offering: How a 2003 secret overture from Tehran might have led to a deal on Iran’s nuclear capacity -- if the Bush administration hadn’t rebuffed it," The American Prospect, Issue Date: 06.06.06

The American Thinker, "Why We Can’t Deter Iran (because we aren’t)," June 6th, 2006

Roger Hardy, "US adopts 'soft power' with Iran," BBC News Online, 6 June 2006

Middle East Online, "Rice's Iran Gambit," 6 June 2006

2006--7 June

Amir Taheri, "Will the Rice gambit work in Iran?" The Gulf News (UAE), 7 June 2006

Karl Vick and Dafna Linzer, "Proposal Would Let Iran Enrich Uranium: Tehran Must Meet U.N. Guidelines," Washington Post, June 7, 2006

Anne Penketh, "Analysis: How Europe persuaded the US to temper its hostility to Tehran," The Independent (UK), 07 June 2006

The Times of India, "Talk to Tehran," 7 June 2006

Michael Hirsh, "Diplo-Dancing With Iran," Newsweek, Issue of 12 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "US to allow Iran to convert uranium," 7 June 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Russian contracts in Iran will be honored - foreign minister," 7 June 2006

Dr. Michael Carmichael, "A New "Perle Harbor": Neocon Foreign Policy Architect Richard Perle reveals US War Plans in the Iranian Theater," Centre for Research on Globalization, June 7, 2006

Jakson Diehl, "Iran's 'China Syndrome'," The Jerusalem Post, 7 June 2006

Allan Topol, "Iranian Deception," Military.com, June 07, 2006

Daryl G. Kimball, "Completely Nuts," Arms Control Today, June 2006

Eric Alterman, "Think Again: Media Amnesia on Iran," Center for American Progress, June 7, 2006

Simon Henderson, "Facing Iran’s Challenge: Safeguarding Oil Exports from the Persian Gulf," The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, PolicyWatch #1112, June 7, 2006

2006--8 June

"Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in the Islamic Republic of Iran," Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency, 8 June 2006

Alissa J. Rubin, "IAEA: Iran Restarted Uranium Enrichment as Deal Was Offered," Los Angeles Times, June 8, 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran 'continuing enrichment work'," 8 June 2006

Iran Focus, "Ahmadinejad says Iran will not hold talks over nuclear 'rights'," 8 June 2006

Karl Vick, "Iran Expresses Guarded Optimism on Proposal," Washington Post, June 8, 2006

The Hindu, "Russia for sanctions against Iran only if it violates NPT," 8 June 2006

Rami Khouri, "Tehran should reciprocate Washington's gesture," Middle East Online, 8 June 2006

Jim Saxton, "Nuclear talks no panacea," The Washington Times, June 8, 2006

Frank Ching, "Comment: Limits of China’s ‘see no evil, hear no evil’ policy," New Straits Times (Malaysia), 08 Jun 2006

Mustafa El-Labbad, "Approach reversed," Al-Ahram Weekly Online (Egypt), 8 June 2006

Patrick Clawson, "Deterring and Containing Iran: A Near-Inevitable Task," Washington Institute for Near East Policy, June 8, 2006

Ray Takeyh, "Iran: Assessing Geopolitical Dynamics and U.S. Policy Options,"Testimony before the House Committee on Armed Services, 08 June 2006

2006--9 June

Robert Tait, Tehran boosts hopes of end to nuclear standoff," The Guardian (UK), June 9, 2006

People's Daily Online, "Turkish PM urges settlement to Iran nuclear dispute," 9 June 2006

Mark Heinrich, "Iran on fresh atom fuel drive despite UN powers' offer," The Scotsman, 9 June 2006

Marwan Al Kabalan, "Distrust could thwart US deal with Iran," The Gulf News (UAE), 9 June 2006

Fars News Agency (Iran), "Iranian Ambassador Stresses Iran's Nuclear Rights," 9 June 2006

Frida Berrigan and William D. Hartung, "Bush's Atomic Two-Step," TomPaine.com, June 09, 2006

Joseph Cirincione, "Nuclear Proliferation Status, 2006," Center for American Progress, June 9, 2006

Scott Stearns, "Bush: Iran has Weeks, Not Months, to Respond to Nuclear Proposal," Voice of America News, 09 June 2006

Elaine Sciolino, "Iran restarts enrichment," International Herald Tribune, June 9, 2006

Trita Parsi, "Under the Veil of Ideology: The Israeli-Iranian Strategic Rivalry," Middle East Report Online, June 9, 2006

2006--10 June

National Council of Resistance of Iran, "Highly enriched uranium discovery in Iran confirms regime's nuclear weapons program," 10 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran to present counteroffer on nukes," 10 June 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "Iran's Conservative Wing Sends Negative Signal to Incentives Package," 10 June 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran's senior cleric criticizes six-nation nuclear proposal," 10 June 2006

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Influential cleric urges Iran's leaders to reject nuclear deal," The Scotsman (UK), 10 June 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Ministry shocked by U.S. comments on Russia's position on Iran," 10 June 2006

2006--11 June

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran could make counter-proposals," June 11, 2006

The Hindu, "Iran issue: Moscow shocked over US accusation," 11 June 2006

Elaine Shannon, "How to Isolate Iran," Time Magazine, 11 June 2006

Voice of America News, "Iran Says Parts of Western Incentives Package Unacceptable," 11 June 2006

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran Accepts Parts of Western Nuke Offer," Washington Post, 11 June 2006

K Subrahmanyam, "Faux enemy," Daily News and Analysis (India), June 11, 2006

Ethan Bronner, "Just How Far Did They Go, Those Words Against Israel?" New York Times, June 11, 2006

2006--12 June

Cesar Chelala, "Removing the shadow of nuclear ruin," The Daily Star (Lebanon), 12 June 2006

The Hindu, "US, Europe lobby other nations to put pressure on Iran," 12 June 2006

Sally Buzbee, "Iran may still hold upper hand as US weighs in," The Daily Times (Pakistan), June 12, 2006

Alex Vatanka, "As Nuclear Issue Enters Critical Phase, Factional Infighting Intensifies in Iran," EurasiaNet, 12 June 2006

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Tehran, Riyadh Agree On Need For Peaceful Nuclear Solution," 12 June 2006

Mehr News (Iran), "National interests key to Iran’s nuclear decisions: Rafsanjani," 12 June 2006

George Jahn, "China Opposed to Joint Statement on Iran," Forbes, 12 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran rebuffs US terms for talks," 12 June 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran tops UN nuclear agency talks," 12 June 2006

Con Coughlin, "Iran accused of hiding secret nuclear weapons site," The Telegraph (UK), 12 June 2006

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran standing defiant," June 12, 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 21, 12 June 2006

Gareth Porter, "Bush Iran Strategy Suffers Major Diplomatic Defeat," Antiwar.com, June 12, 2006

2006--13 June

Kuwait News Agency, "Iranian-Saudi relationships are excellent - Ahmadinejad," 13 June 2006

Brian Knowlton, "Image of U.S. falls again," International Herald Tribune, June 13, 2006

USA Today, "Poll: U.S. troops in Iraq seen by Europe, Muslim nations as danger to Mideast," 13 June 2006

Graham Allison, "How Good Is American Intelligence on Iran’s Bomb?" YaleGlobal, 13 June 2006

Gregory Scoblete, "Talking to Evil," TCS Daily, 13 June 2006

Lawrence Davidson, "Privatizing Foreign Policy," Arab Media Internet Network, June 13, 2006

2006--14 June

Andrew Stephen, Interview with Noam Chomsky, The New Statesman, 19th June 2006 (Posted 14 June 2006)

Ghulam Murshed, "Iran can defend its position on nuke," The Independent (Bangladesh), 14 June 2006

2006--15 June

MosNews (Russia), "Russia’s Nuclear Weapons Pose Major Threat to U.S. Security — Report," 15 June 1006

The Jerusalem Post, "Ayatollah vows to resist pressure," 15 June 2006

George Jahn, "U.S., Europe Urge Iran to Compromise," Washington Post, 15 June 2006

Abbas Maleki and Matthew Bunn, "Finding compromise in Iran," Boston Globe, June 15, 2006

Nasser Karimi, "Iran Sends Mixed Signals on Response," The Guardian (UK), June 15, 2006

Daniel Gallington, "Nuclear brinkmanship," The Washington Times, June 15, 2006

Amira Howeidy, "Message to the people," Al Ahram Weekly Online (Egypt), Issue No. 799, 15 - 21 June 2006

Taleh Ziyadov, "Iran's Nuclear Demands: Toward a New Era of Containment?" Eurasia Daily Monitor, June 15, 2006

Press Briefing on President's European Trip, Iraq, and Iran; Steve Hadley, National Security Advisor; James S. Brady Briefing Room, The White House; Washington, DC, 15 June 2006

2006-16 June

People's Daily Online (China), "Roundup: Int'l pressure on Iran builds up at IAEA meeting," 16 June 2006

Fahd El-Fanek, "The Dialogue of the Deaf with Iran," AlArab Online (UK), 16 June 2006

Michael T. Klare, "The Tripolar Chessboard: Putting Iran in Great Power Context," AlArab Online (UK), 16 June 2006

Sir Cyril Townsend, "West’s Quarrel With Iranians Enters Another Crucial Phase," Arab News (Saudi Arabia), 16 June 2006

Tanvir Ahmad Khan, "Iran's engagement with America," Gulf News (UAE), 16 June 2006

Dilip Hiro, "Shanghai surprise: The summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation reveals how power is shifting in the world," The Guardian (UK), 16 June 2006

The Washington Post, "Rice says US has heard positive statements from Iran," June 16, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Syria interested in buying Iranian arms," 16 June 2006

2006--17 June

Taipei Times (Republic of China), "Editorial: China and Iran: a perfect match," June 17, 2006

Jonathan Watts, "Iran warms to six-nation nuclear offer," The Guardian (UK), June 17, 2006

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: China and Iran cosy up as US fumes," June 17, 2006

Edward Cody, "Ahmadinejad Says Proposal By the West Is 'Step Forward': But Iranian Leader Stays Noncommittal on Details," Washington Post, June 17, 2006

Spiegel Online (Germany), "Is Tehran Willing to Compromise?" 17 June 2006

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran Says Will Offer Nuke Package Changes," Washington Post, Saturday, June 17, 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Iran to give "transparent" response to Europe's incentives package: FM," 17 June 2006

2006--18 June

Nicole Stracke, "Misguided strategy," Khaleej Times (UAE), 18 June 2006

Voice of America News, "US Says North Korea Should Maintain Missile Test Moratorium," 18 June 2006

Barbara Demick, "North Korea Moves to Take Missile Through a Test Run: Experts say it probably would carry a satellite, not a warhead. Japan warns against accident," LATimes, June 18, 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Iran rejects any preconditions in nuclear talks - ministry," 18 June 2006

Nasser Karimi, "Iran: U.S. Making Nuke Talks Difficult," The Washington Post, June 18, 2006

Herb Keinon and Gil Hoffman, "Olmert to convene panel of former PMs," The Jerusalem Post, 18 June 2006

Glenn Kessler, "In 2003, U.S. Spurned Iran's Offer of Dialogue: Some Officials Lament Lost Opportunity," Washington Post, June 18, 2006

2006--19 June

Reiji Yoshida, "Japan threatens sanctions if North test-fires missile," The Japan Times, June 19, 2006

The Times Online (UK), "N. Korea threatens missile test," 19 June 2006

The Mainichi Times (Japan), "Japan, U.S. to work together to counter Taepodong missile launch," 19 June 2006

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran’s softening stance belies staunch spirit," 19 June 2006

Parinoosh Arami, "Iran says positive atmosphere helps atomic dispute," The Scotsman (UK), 19 June 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 22, 19 June 2006

Judy Aita, "U.S. Envoy Bolton Calls on Iraq's Neighbors To Help Stop Attacks (Iraqi foreign minister says international aid crucial to halting violence)," US Department of State, Washington File United Nations Correspondent, 19 June 2006

Christine Hauser, "Bush warns Iran anew on weapons," International Herald Tribune, June 19, 2006

Paul Reynolds, "Last diplomatic throw of dice?" BBC News Online, 19 June 2006

The Times of India, "Iran: Positive atmosphere may help clean nuclear mess," 19 June 2006

Peter Brookes, "It's time for wrath over Khan," The Heritage Foundation, June 19, 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "US Rejected Iran's Dialogue Offer in 2003," June 19, 2006

Brandon Winters, "The Nuclear Distraction," The Conservative Voice, 19 June 2006

Dan Williams, "Israel's Olmert convenes ex-premiers on Iran," Washington Post, June 19, 2006

Gennady Yevstafyev, "Outside View: U.S. confusion over Iranian response," World Peace Herald, 19 June 2006

US, President Bush Delivers Commencement Address at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Captain Tomb Field at Brooks Stadium, United States Merchant Marine Academy,Kings Point, New York, 19 June 2006

2006--20 June

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran has till end June to answer proposal," June 20, 2006

The Jakarta Post (Indonesia), "Iran may be able to produce nuclear bomb by 2010: Blix," 20 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Analysis: The Premier Club," 20 June 2006

Jihad el-Khazen, "Ayoon Wa Azan (Appeasing Iran's Neighbors)," Al-Hayat, (Lebanon), 20 June 2006

Michael Carmichael, "Bush's America opposes verifiable ban on nuclear fission," Centre for Research on Globalization, June 20, 2006

Steve Holland, "Bush to keep up pressure on Iran in Europe," SwissInfo, 20 June 2006

Jim Rutenberg and Sheryl Gay Stolberg, "A warning for Tehran in run-up to EU talks," International Herald Tribune, June 20, 2006

Simon Tisdall and Ewen MacAskill, "EU offers Iran last-minute nuclear talks," The Guardian (UK), June 20, 2006

Simon Tisdall, "Bush wrongfooted as Iran steps up international charm offensive," The Guardian (UK), June 20, 2006

YnetNews (Israel), "Intelligence chief: Strategic threats on Israel rising," 20 June 2006

Ewen MacAskill and Simon Tisdall, "Ahmadinejad 'has 70% approval rating'," The Guardian (UK), June 20, 2006

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "Gulf Security and US-Saudi Relations: The Cases of Iran and Iraq - A Conversation with Khalid al-Rodhan," 20 June 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Allison: U.S. Policy on North Korea 'Abject Failure'; Iran May Be Closer to Nuclear Weapons Than U.S. Thinks," Interviewee: Graham T. Allison, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, June 20, 2006

Uzi Rubin, "The Global Range of Iran's Ballistic Missile Program," Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Vol. 5, No. 26 20 June 2006

2006--21 June

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran seen debating not stalling on atomic offer," June 21, 2006

Voice of America News, "Iran FM: Bush Should Be Patient for Response to Incentives Offer," 21 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Bush: 'Iran taking too long to respond'," 21 June 2006

Karl Vick, "Iran's Gray Area on Nuclear Arms: Despite Official Assertions That Islam Requires a Ban, Some Clerics See Justification," Washington Post, June 21, 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran nuclear response 'in August'," 21 June 2006

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "EU/U.S.: Leaders Hold 'Fruitful' Summit," 21 June 2006

Jonny Dymond, "Buoyant Bush sees common ground," BBC News Online, 21 June 2006

Sheryl Gay Stolberg, "Bush offers Europe a defense of Iraq policy," International Herald Tribune, June 21, 2006

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, "Bush Critics Want Tougher U.S. Approach to Iran," Fox News, June 21, 2006

2006--22 June

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran will reply to B-6 offer in August, says Nejad," 22 June 2006

David Rennie, "Furious Bush defends US role on world stage," The Telegraph (UK), 22 June 2006

Charles Bremner, "Bush shows Old Europe a new face of caring and sharing," The Times Online (UK), 22 June 2006

The Times of India, "US, EU call on N Korea, Iran to fall in line," 22 June 2006

William W. Keller and Gordon R. Mitchell, "Israeli bombing of nuke reactor 25 years ago revisited," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 22 June 2006

The Washington Post, "Lawmakers Cite Weapons Found in Iraq," June 22, 2006

Katherine Shrader, "New Intel Report Reignites Iraq Arms Fight," The Washington Post, June 22, 2006

The Washington Times, "Chemical arms found in Iraq, report reveals," June 22, 2006

Amir Mizroch, "Holbrooke: Israel must remain vigilant," The Jerusalem Post, 22 June 2006

Barry Schweid, "U.S. Presses Iran for Response to Offer," The Washington Post, June 22, 2006

US, Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Steve Hadley, Best Western Grand Hotel Hungaria, Budapest, Hungary, 22 June 2006

CNN News, Interview of Vice President Dick Cheney by John King, 22 June 2006

AGI Online (Italy), "D'Alema: Tehran does not seem close to having Nukes," 22 June 2006

Simon Tisdall, Ewen MacAskill, and Robert Tait, "Iran rejects US 'pressure' on nuclear issue," The Guardian (UK), June 22, 2006

Adam Morrow, "A Thaw in Egypt-Iran Relations?" Inter Press News Agency, 22 June 2006

United Press International, "Iran puts new chill on nuclear incentives," 22 June 2006

Kenneth Timmerman,"Former Mossad Chief: Iran Weakening, May Do Deal," IsraPundit, 22 June 2006

2006--23 June

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Nuclear arsenal still out of Iran’s reach," 23 June 2006

Dan Williams, "Olmert wins friends abroad by not being Sharon," Washington Post, June 23, 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "Larijani: Negotiations will not Change US’s Aim to Overthrow Iranian Government," 23 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran rejects enrichment as precondition for talks," 23 June 2006

Prensa Latina (Cuba), "Iran Slams Technological Apartheid," 23 June 2006

Geir Moulson, "Germany Hoping for Quick Reply From Iran," The Washington Post, June 23, 2006

The Malaysian Star, "Turkey's top diplomat to meet Iranian president ahead of trip to United States," 23 June 2006

Robert G. Joseph, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, "Broadening and Deepening Our Proliferation Security Initiative Cooperation," Warsaw, Poland, June 23, 2006

BBC News Online, "US accuses Iran over Iraqi Shias," 23 June 2006

Howard LaFranchi, "Is Iran studying North Korea's nuclear moves?" Christian Science Monitor, 23 June 2006

Scott Stearns, "Iran Rejects Uranium Enrichment Freeze as Precondition for Talks," Voice of America News, 23 June 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Iran kicks back at U.S.," 23 June 2006

The Guardian (UK), "Voice of ambition: A former president will launch his bid for power by becoming a speaker at the Assembly of Experts," 23 June 2006

The Persian Journal, "'Theocratic Nationalism' works great for Iran's arab-parast president," June 23, 2006

Henry C K Liu, "The lame duck and the greenhorn," Asia Times, 23 June 2006

2006--24 June

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "No halt to N-activities even after talks with major powers: Iran," 24 June 2006

The Tehran Times, "Talks possible if White House changes policy: Larijani," 24 June 2006

M K Bhadrakumar, "Iran plays by its own rules," Asia Times, 24 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "German FM: Iran nukes at decisive phase," 24 June 2006

Russian News and InformationAgency/Novosti, "Iran's response to incentives before G8 summit 'illogical'-FM," 24 June 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Nation's legal right to access nuclear technology non-negotiable," 24 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Turkey's FM goes to Iran to solve nuclear standoff," 24 June 2006

The Khaleej Times (UAE), "One year on, Ahmadinejad has only helped worsen US-Iran relations," 24 June 2006

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Ahmadinejad’s popularity on the rise in Iran," 24 June 2006

2006--25 June

Richard Perle, "Why Did Bush Blink on Iran? (Ask Condi)," The Washington Post, June 25, 2006

Karl Vick, "Misreading Tehran," The Washington Post, June 25, 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "Gul Goes to Tehran with 'Hopes'," 25 June 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Turkey trying to settle Iran's nuclear case peacefully: Gul," 25 June 2006

The Washington Post, "Iran on the Potomac," June 25, 2006

Aryeh Levin, "Iran - welcomed to the world court?" The Sunday Times (Malta), 25 June 2006

Azadeh Moaveni, "'The Great Satan' makes a comeback: Iranian public sympathy toward the U.S. has soured in a hurry," LATimes, 25 June 2006

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Forget diplomacy, Iranian issue hinges on semantics," 25 June 2006

2006--26 June

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran brandishes oil weapon in nuclear row," 26 June 2006

The Tehran Times, "Iran, Turkey stress strengthening ties, discuss N-issue," 26 June 2006

The New Zealand Herald, "EU's Solana to visit Iran over atomic issue, Tehran says," 26 June 2006

The Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran reschedules its Holocaust conference," 26 June 2006

Voice of America News, "Iran Expects Talks With EU on Nuclear Proposal," 26 June 2006

Russian News and Information Agency, "Official confirms Iran ready to use oil leverage," 26 June 2006

Pakistan Dawn, "Iran may use oil as weapon," 26 June 2006

The Times of India, "Tehran plays oil card in nuclear row," 26 June 2006

John Steinbruner, "U.S., Iranian leaders walk through mine fields over nuclear impasse," Catholic Online, 26 June 2006

Al Manar (Lebanon), "Western Diplomat: No sense to end talks with Iran," 26 June 2006

Jacob Laksin, "The Ayatollah of Anti-Americanism," FrontPageMagazine.com, June 26, 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 23, 26 June 2006

Ivan Eland, "Give Iran Positive Incentives to Halt Its Nuclear Program," The Independent Institute, June 26, 2006

2006--27 June

"Spengler," "Prisoner's dilemma in Tehran," Asia Times, June 27, 2006

Al Bawaba (Jordan), "Iranian minister: Islamic law outlaws development of weapons of mass destruction," 27 June 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran accuses Western nations of impeding its scientific progress," 27 June 2006

Judith Ingram, "Putin Urges Weapons-Treaty Talks With U.S.," Forbes.com, 27 June 2006

Voice of America News, "Iran's Ayatollah Sees No Benefit to Talks With US," 27 June 2006

Edmund Blair, "Iran says nuclear talks not needed," Washington Post, June 27, 2006

BBC News Online, "Talks with US 'of no use to Iran'," 27 June 2006

LATimes, "New Iran Foreign Policy Body Set: The supreme leader's creation reflects unease over the country's isolation, analysts say," 27 June 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Supreme Leader calls on Muslim nations to foster their solidarity," 27 June 2006

Judith Ingram, "Putin Urges Weapons-Treaty Talks With U.S.," Washington Post, June 27, 2006

Gareth Porter, "Defying US Deadline, Iran Recalls an EU Stall," Antiwar.com, June 27, 2006

2006--28 June

Louis Charbonneau, "Germany can accept nuclear enrichment in Iran," The Scotsman (UK), 28 June 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran vows to fight WMD prolifieration," 28 June 2006

Forbes.com, "Iran foreign minister warns of Israeli nuclear threat," 28 June 2006

Guy Faulconbridge, "G8 expected to discuss pressing Iran for reply," Washington Post, June 28, 2006

Mohamad Bazzi, "Iranian factions struggle over nuclear policy control," Boston Globe, 28 June 2006

Alissa J. Rubin, "Iran Builds Support for Right to Nuclear Power," LATimes, 28 June 2006

United Press International, "Iranian group to oversee foreign policy," 28 June 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Supreme Leader: Iran preserves independence and stands up to greed of big powers," 28 June 2006

Al Manar (Lebanon), "Imam Khamenei: Tehran is only ready to negotiate if the West recognizes Iran's right to have nuclear technology," 28 June 2006

2006--29 June

Anne Gearan, "West Expects Reply From Iran Next Week," The Guardian (UK), 29 June 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran rejects early nuclear reply," 29 June 2006

James Gerstenzang and David Holley, "Increased Pressure on Iran Over Nuclear Program," LATimes, 29 June 2006

BBC News Online, "G8 calls for Iran nuclear answer," 29 June 2006

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Like it or not, change is under way across the Middle East," 29 June 2006

Michael Young, "In dealing with Iran, don't forget Syria," The Daily Star (Lebanon), June 29, 2006

Mevlut Katik, "Turkey Staking Out Mediator Role in Iranian Nuclear Crisis," Eurasianet, 29 June 2006

2006--30 June

Noam Chomsky, "The coming crisis with Iran," Mail & Guardian (South Africa), 30 June 2006

William D. Hartung, "Analysis: U.S-Iran nuclear debacle," Monsters & Critics (UK), June 30, 2006

Sanam Vakil, "Why Iran is taking its time," Asia Times, 30 June 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Wrap: Russia's Ivanov warns of rising nuclear threat, talks up Iran," 30 June 2006

Oleg Shchedrov, "Russia sees non-proliferation cooperation slowing," Washington Post, June 30, 2006

2006--1 July

Rami G. Khouri, "Iran as an axis of anti-American defiance," The Daily Star (Lebanon), 1 July 2005

Henry C K Liu, "Part 2: The challenge of unilateralism," Asia Times, 1 July 2006

Robert Dreyfuss, "Next We Take Tehran," Mother Jones, July/August 2006 Issue

National Council of Resistance of Iran, "Mrs. Maryam Rajavi outlines the Iranian Resistance's platform for future Iran," 01 July 2006

Reuters, "Iranian exiles hold anti-nuclear rally in France," 1 July 2006

Kavkaz Center (Turkey), "The Cold War is back," 1 July 2006

Matthew M. Allen, "Iran: What the U.S. Isn't Telling," The International Institute of Strategic Studies, 01 July 2006

Flynt Leverett and Pierre Noel, "The New Axis of Oil," The National Interest, Summer 2006

2006--2 July

International Herald Tribune, "Iran, EU top envoys to discuss nuclear incentives package Wednesday," July 2, 2006

China Daily, "Iran vows to continue nuke program," 2 July 2006

Reuters, "Pentagon sees Iran bombing as unsuccessful: report," 2 July 2006

Craig S. Smith, "Iranian dissident rallies her followers," International Herald Tribune, July 2, 2006

2006--3 July

David Gollust, "Big Power Foreign Ministers to Meet Next Week On Iran," Voice of America News, 3 July 2006

Aljazeera, "Nuclear deadline proposed for Iran," 3 July 2006

The Hindu, "US military doubts success of bombing Iran," 3 July 2006

Seymour Hersh, "Last Stand: The military’s problem with the President’s Iran policy," The New Yorker, 10 July 2006, Posted 3 July 2006

Aljazeera, "Has the U.S. decided to withdraw plans to attack Iran?" 3 July 2006

Adm. James Lyons, "Iran: The other option," The Washington Times, July 3, 2006

Rami Khouri, "Iran's Defiance is Technological and Political," Middle East Online (UK), 3 July 2006

2006--4 July

The Japan Times, "Japan seeks UNSC action if Iran snubs incentives," July 4, 2006

Haaretz (Israel), "Diplomats say Iran has nine days to suspend uranium enrichment," 4 July 2006

The Moscow Times, "Iran Refuses to Suspend Enrichment," 4 July 2006

Farhang Jahanpour, "The Politics Behind the Iranian 'Nuclear Threat'," Antiwar.com, 4 July 2006

National Council of Resistance of Iran, "234 MPs in Europe sponsored Iranian rally for democracy," 04 July 2006

Glenn Kessler, "Defining Her Own Sphere of Influence: Rice's Popularity Crosses Borders and Party Lines Thanks to Careful Attention to Image," Washington Post, July 4, 2006

Gareth Porter, "German Official Urges Compromise on Iran Enrichment," Antiwar.com, July 4, 2006

2006--5 July

Karl Vick, "Ayatollah's Moves Hint Iran Wants To Engage: Supreme Leader Aims Toward WTO Membership," Washington Post, July 5, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Rice warns Iran against stalling on nuclear talks," 5 July 2006

Brian Whitaker, "And then there were two ... ," The Guardian (UK), July 5, 2006

Fareed Zakaria, "A PR problem: Why we don’t get no respect," Khaleej Times (UAE), 5 July 2006

Louis Rene Beres, "Defending Israel In An Apocalyptic Time: Elements Of A Successful Nuclear Targeting Doctrine," The Jewish Press (USA), July 5, 2006

BBC News Online, "North Korea's missile programme," 5 July 2006

Richard Lloyd Parry, "Plain fact is, there is not much we can do about missile test," The Times Online (UK), 5 July 2006

Deb Riechmann, "Rice Cites World Outrage at N. Korea," The Guardian (UK), July 5, 2006

Dr. Farhang Jahanpour, "Iran's Nuclear Threat: Exploring the Politics," Payvand News, 5 July 2006

2006--6 July

Amir Taheri, "Iran, the Bomb and the Resignation of the Nations," Asharq Alawsat (UK), 6 July 2006

Kuwait News Agency, "Rice says Iran needs to respond to Package before G-8 Summit," 6 July 2006

Jonathan Watts, "Attention-seeking Kim may have overplayed his hand," The Guardian (UK), July 6, 2006

Thomas E. Ricks and Anthony Faiola, "Experts Speculate on Missile Failure," Washington Post, July 6, 2006

Hiroko Nakata and Yumi Wijers-Hasegawa, "Politics attached to provocation: experts," The Japan Times, July 6, 2006

James Bone, "North Korean missile test to go unpunished after UN split," the Times Online (UK), 6 July 2006

The Yomiuri Shimbun, (Japan) "Taepodong launch suggests Kim not in control of military," 6 July 2006

Robert Marquand, "Korea's missile salvo to world," Christian Science Monitor, 6 July 2006

Constant Brand, "Iranian Negotiator: Serious About Talks," The Guardian (UK), July 6, 2006

Aljazeera, "Iran: Response to nuclear deal soon," 6 July 2006

Reuters, "Iran keeps world guessing on nuclear answer," 6 July 2006

BBC News Online, "EU to reopen Iran nuclear talks," 6 July 2006

Deutsche Welle, "Iran Dragging Its Feet Over Nuclear Talks," 6 July 2006

Washington Post, "Iran Postpones Nuclear Talks With E.U. Official," 6 July 2006

Gordon Prather, "What a Mess," Anitwar.com, 6 July 2006

Amberin Zaman, "ElBaradei: Turkey Crucial in Resolution of Iran Nuclear Crisis," Voice of America News, 6 July 2006

George A. Lopez and David Cortright, "The Smarter U.S. Option: A Full Summit with Iran," Joan B. Kroc Institute, July 6, 2006

Ehsan Ahrari, "The Alleged Destabilizing Iranian Role in Iraq," Foreign Policy in Focus, 06 July 2006

2006--7 July

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Slow-motion progress in Iran nuclear talks," Asia Times, July 7, 2006

Tariq Bashir, "Pakistan Shares: World Concern over N. Korea’s Missile Tests," Pakistan Times, 7 July 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "Before Iran, Major Countries Should First Comply with the Terms," 7 July 2006

Ilner Cevik, "Why All the Pressure on Iran and Not North Korea?" The New Anatolian (Turkey), 7 July 2006

Geoff Elliott, "Washington man's hands tied over nuclear talks," The Australian, July 07, 2006

US, President George W. Bush, Transcript, "President Bush Holds a News Conference in Chicago," Washington Post, July 7, 2006

EUObserver.com, "West should also disarm, UN nuclear chief says," 7 July 2006

Wade Boese, Paul Kerr, and Daryl G. Kimball, "Reviving Disarmament: An Interview With Hans Blix," Arms Control Today, July/August 2006

Brandon Winters, "Devils in the Details: Dealing with Tehran," The Conservative Voice, 7 July 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 24, 7 July 2006

Aljazeera, "Iran says Islamic world can explode," 7 July 2006

Tad Daley, "America and Iran: Three Nuclear Ironies," Truthdig.com, 7 July 2006

International Herald Tribue, "Talks could solve nuclear stalemate, Iran says," July 7, 2006

Times of India, "Iran keeps the world guessing on nuke issue," 7 July 2006

LATimes, "Iran to Begin Talks on Incentives Next Week," 7 July 2006

2006--8 July

Swissinfo, "Negotiation key to Iranian crisis say Swiss," 8 July 2006

Gordon Prather, "Subverting IAEA-NSG Regime," Antiwar.com, 8 July 2006

The Times of India, "US to have civilian nuke pact with Russia," 8 July 2006

2006--9 July

Forbes, "US to dangle nuclear energy deal in exchange for Russia's help on Iran," 9 July 2006

Caren Bohan, "US-Russian tensions to simmer at G8," Washington Post, July 9, 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "US and Russia Press Button for Civil Nuclear Cooperation," 9 July 2006

Steve Schippert, "Lead IAEA Iran Inspector Fired at Iranian Request," ThreatsWatch.org, 9 July 2006

Michael Sheridan, "West mounts 'secret war' to keep nuclear North Korea in check," The Times Online (UK), 9 July 2006

Security Watchtower, "Is the IAEA Chief making back room deals with Iran?" July 09, 2006

George Jahn, "Iran Asks IAEA to Remove Chief Inspector," Washington Post, July 9, 2006

Fox News, "Transcript: Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns on 'FOX News Sunday'," July 09, 2006

Voice of America News, "Iran Warns G8 Against Making Decisions on its Nuclear Program," 09 July 2006

The Scotsman, "Iran says Solana did not answer all atomic queries," 9 July 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Any immature decision by G-8 on Iran to disturb N-talks: Mottaki," 9 July 2006

2006--10 July

Michael Sheridan, "The Covert War to Strangle North Korea," The Australian, 10 July 2006

Paula Wolfson, "Bush Prepares for First G-8 Summit in Russia," Voice of America News, 10 July 2006

BBC News Online, "US 'to make Russia nuclear offer'," 10 July 2006

The Australian, "Iran key to US nuclear deal with Russians," 10 July 2006

US, Department of State, Washington File, "U.S. Expects Iran's Response to Nuclear Offer Before G8 Summit," 10 July 2006

Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Steve Hadley on the President's Trip to Russia and Germany, 10 July 2006

Peter Brookes, "Putin's New Low: Vlad Punks America," The Conservative Voice, July 10, 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran to reply to six-nation proposal in mid-August: FM," 10 July 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "EU, Iran to initiate talks on nuclear issue," 10 July 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Larijani: Iran calls for nuclear disarmament," 10 July 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Larijani: Double standards to be avoided in promoting int'l peace," 10 July 2006

Reuel Marc Gerecht, "Cognitive Dissonance: The State of America’s Iran Policy," American Enterprise Institute, July 10, 2006

Andreas Landwehr, "China opposes nuclear-armed Iran," Monsters and Critics (UK), July 10, 2006

Jake Tapper and Stephanie Smith, "Bush's Gentler Approach to Axis of Evil?" ABC News, 10 July 2006

David E. Sanger, "News Analysis: Bush's vision collides with post-Iraq realities," International Herald Tribune, July 10, 2006

US, Press Briefing by Tony Snow, Questions Concerning India, North Korea, and Iran, James S. Brady Briefing Room, Washington, DC, 10 July 2006

Anne Gearan, "U.S. Standoffs With Iran, N.Korea Continue," Washington Post, July 10, 2006

2006--11 July

Die Welt (Germany), "Atomic secrets: The man, who knew too much," 11 July 2006

Robin Wright, "Time Up for Iran's Answer on Weapon: Viewing Delay as a Test, U.S. Ready To Pressure U.N. to Penalize Tehran," Washington Post, July 11, 2006

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iran keeps sparring with West over nuclear offer," 11 July 2006

The Tehran Times, "Larijani confers with Italian premier," 11 July 2006

Elizabeth Newell, "Russia believes Iran decades from nuke," United Press International, 11 July 2006

John J. Tkacik, Jr., "China’s Army Yawns at Pyongyang’s Missiles," The Heritage Foundation, WebMemo #1148, July 11, 2006

Prensa Latina (Cuba), "New EU-Iran Nuclear Talks," 11 July 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Problems slow down Iran's nukes," 11 July 2006

EUobserver, "Tehran warns of long-drawn nuclear dispute," 11 July 2006

Slobodan Lekic, "Iran Rules Out Response to Offer This Week," Washington Post, July 11, 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran rejects deadline at EU nuclear talks," 11 July 2006

Xinhua (China), "Iran finds more ambiguities when reviewing six-nation proposal," 11 July 2006

Russian News and Information Agency, "Tehran says many questions on Iran-6 nuclear proposals," 11 July 2006

Bahman Aghai Diba, "Iran and oil weapon," Persian Journal, July 11, 2006

Aljazeera, "'Long road' ahead for Iran talks," 11 July 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "5+1 group to assess its proposal to Iran in Paris tomorrow," 11 July 2006

Peter S. Canellos, "Amid N. Korea crisis, a signal from Bush that patience needed," Boston Globe, July 11, 2006

Fred Kaplan, "New Doctrine Same as the Old Doctrine," Slate, 11 July 2006

MosNews (Russia), "Bush Defends Putin Against Criticism on Backsliding From Democracy," 11 July 2006

2006--12 July

Helene Cooper and Elaine Sciolino, "Russia and China agree to seek UN resolution on Iran," International Herald Tribune, July 12, 2006

Grigory Yavlinsky, "Toward St. Petersburg: We need each other," International Herald Tribune, July 12, 2006

John Edwards and Jack Kemp, "We need to be tough with Russia," International Herald Tribune, July 12, 2006

Washington Post, "Defiant Iran: A moment of truth for Russia and China," July 12, 2006

Evelyn Leopold, "China-Russia offer rival UN resolution on N Korea," Swissinfo,12 July 2006

Aljazeera, "North Korea compromise offered," 12 July 2006

The Times of India, "Two Koreas meet after missile test," 12 July 2006

LATimes, "Tehran Wants Changes to Incentives Offer," 12 July 2006

David Ignatius, "Iran's Waiting Game," Washington Post, July 12, 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 25, 12 July 2006

US, Department of State, Judy Aita and David Shelby, "Security Council Drafting Resolution on Iran's Nuclear Program," Washington File, "12 July 2006

US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, Briefing En Route Paris, France, July 12, 2006

Swissinfo, "World powers ask U.N. to act on Iran," 12 July 2006

Russian News and Information Agency, "Russia's FM says forcible actions against Iran out of question," 12 July 2006

Elaine Sciolino and Helene Cooper, "Rice is disappointed by Iran's 'incomplete' response," International Herald Tribune, July 12, 2006

William D. Hartung, "Try Patience With Iran," TomPaine.com, July 12, 2006

John Hughes, "Diplomacy or defense? US tries both against nuclear wannabes," Christian Science Monitor, 12 July 2006

Reuven Pedatzur, "The experiment was a success, Haaretz (Israel), 12 July 2006

Pat Buchanan, "The End of the Cowboy Era," The Conservative Voice, July 12, 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Russian leadership slams N.Korea sanctions, urges calm over Iran," 12 July 2006

Jim Rutenberg, "For Bush, a rugged summit ahead," International Herald Tribune, July 12, 2006

David Holley, "Russia's Moment in the G-8 Sun Dimmed by Divisions," LATimes, 12 July 2006

Gareth Porter, "No Evidence of Secret Enrichment by Iran," Antiwar.com, July 12, 2006

Mark Shenk, "Commodities: Concerns over Iran propel the price of oil above $74," International Herald Tribune, July 12, 2006

Ambassador John R. Bolton, , U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, "Remarks on Iran, North Korea, and the Middle East," Remarks at a Security Council Stakeout, New York City, July 12, 2006

Fox News, "Rice Calls Iran's Response to End Nuclear Weapons 'Disappointing'," July 12, 2006

2006--13 July

People's Daily Online (China), "Draft UN resolution on DPRK missile launches "unacceptable:" Russian FM, 13 July 2006

Yoshikazu Shirakawa, "France suggests statement first," Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), 13 July 2006

David Nason, "Sanctions talk stumbles into quagmire," The Australian, July 13, 2006

Simon Tisdall, "Iran referred to security council as nuclear row flares," The Guardian (UK), July 13, 2006

Xinhua (China), "Iran's nuclear issue to be returned to UN Security Council," 13 July 2006

Molly Moore, "Major Powers Will Return Iran Issue to U.N. Council," Washington Post, July 13, 2006

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Ahmadinejad wants talks, but not if they 'become unfair'," 13 July 2006

Kuwait News Agency, "Six nation group shows impatience with Iranian delays," 13 July 2006

Peter Baker, "Bush in Europe With Spate of Issues: Concerns on North Korea, Iran Top President's Agenda for G-8," Washington Post, July 13, 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Putin says sanctions on Iran will hamper settlement of nuclear dispute," 13 July 2006

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US's zero-sum diplomacy toward Iran," Asia Times, 13 July 2006

Robin Wright, "Options for U.S. Limited As Mideast Crises Spread," Washington Post, July 13, 2006

Julie Stahl, "Iran, Syria Used Hizballah As Proxy to Attack Israel, Analysts Say," Cybercast News Service, 13 July 2006

Julie Stahl, "Captured Soldiers Heading for Iran?" Cybercast News Service, 13 July 2006

IranMania.com, "Defiant Iran threatens to quit nuclear treaty," July 13, 2006

Scott Stearns, "Bush and Merkel Push Diplomacy on Iran," Voice of America News, 13 July 2006

The Times of India, "Iran, Syria have role in Middle East violence: Bush," 13 July 2006

Deutsche Welle (Germany), "Merkel, Bush Stand United On Middle East, Iran," 13 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Bush seeks diplomacy move on Iran," 13 July 2006

Lucia Kubosova, "UN powers lose patience with Iran," EUobserver, 13 July 2006

Saul Singer, "Interesting Times: The complex cowboy," The Jerusalem Post, 13 July 2006

Graham Allison, "U.S. policy towards North Korea is a lot worse than you think it is," The China Post (Taiwan), 13 July 2006

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, "Remarks on the Draft Resolution on the Middle East," Remarks at a Security Council Stakeout, New York City, July 13, 2006

BBC News Online, "Bush seeks diplomacy move on Iran," 13 July 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iran defies big powers and asserts atom rights," 13 July 2006

Ehsan Ahrari, "Has "Cowboy Diplomacy" Really Ended?" Foreign Policy in Focus, July 13, 2006

Interfax (Russia), "Luis Inacio Lula Da Silva: Brazil welcomes Russia’s plans to join the construction of the Venezuela-Brazil-Argentina gas pipeline," 13 July 2006

United Press International, "U.S., Russia sign new plutonium waste deal," 13 July 2006

US, Department of State, David McKeeby, Washington File, "United States, Russia Closely Cooperating on Nuclear Security," 13 July 2006

John Gibson, Fox News, "Iran Attacking Israel Is Really Attack on U.S.," July 13, 2006

The Middle East Media Research Institute, Special Dispatch Series - No. 1204, "Iran and the Recent Escalation on Israel's Borders," July 13, 2006

2006--14 July

Patrick Goodenough, "Hizballah: Iran's Tool," Cybercast News Service, 14 July 2006

James Gerstenzang, "Bush Says He'll Be `Firm' With Putin on Rights," LATimes, 14 July 2006

Daniel Schorr, "Bush will find Russia chilly," Christian Science Monitor, 14 July 2006

Roger Boyes, "Merkel’s harder line on Russia looks set to persist," The Times Online (UK), 14 July 2006

Ehsan Ahrari, "Advantage Iran," Asia Times, 14 July 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "G8 leaders united on Iran nuclear problem - Putin aide," 14 July 2006

Reuters, "Main issues at G8 summit," 14 July 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "UN council discloses details of incentives offered to Iran," 14 July 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Incentives for Iran to suspend uranium enrichment," 14 July 2006

The Hindu (India), "Iran shrugs off threat," 14 July 2006

Colum Lynch, "Incentives Offered to Iran Detailed at Security Council," Washington Post, July 14, 2006

The Australian, "Beijing, Moscow toe line on Iran," 14 July 2006

Amir Taheri, "The Offspring of an Illusion at the G-8 Summit," Asharq Alawsat, 14 July 2006

Michael Young, "Israel's invasion, Syria's war," International Herald Tribune, July 14, 2006

The Middle East Media Research Institute, Special Dispatch Series - No. 1205, "Iran and the Recent Escalation on Israel's Borders (2): Reaction in Iran, Lebanon, and Syria, 14 July 2006

The Middle East Media Research Institute, Special Dispatch Series - No. 1206, "Iran and the Recent Escalation on Israel's Borders (3): Reactions in Iran, Lebanon, and Syria," 14 July 2006

Wall Street Journal, "States of Terror: Syria, Iran and their proxies wage war on Israel, July 14, 2006

2006--15 July

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Group of Six promises UN Security Council resolution on Iran," 15 July 2006

BBC News Online, "UN votes for N Korean sanctions," 15 July 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Report: UNSC agrees on N. Korea resolution," 15 July 2006

Edith M. Lederer, "U.N. Imposes Limited Sanctions on N. Korea," Washinton Post, July 15, 2006

Raghida Dergham, "American Mistakes and Russian and Chinese Gains," Dar Al Hayat (Lebanon), 15 July 2006

Tom Doggett, "US oil firms get little play at Bush-Putin meeting," Washington Post, July 15, 2006

Scott Stearns, "Bush, Putin Discuss Iran," Voice of America News, 15 July 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "No plans for Russia to change stance on Iran - nuclear chief," 15 July 2006

National Council of Resistance of Iran, "Concessions to Iran regime will never solve any problem" (Lithuanian MEP), 15 July 2006

Roee Nahmias, "Report: Israel gives Syria ultimatum," Ynetnews.com (Israel), 15 July 2006

Yoav Stern, "IDF officer: Israel has no plans to attack Syria," Haaretz (Israel), 15 July 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Israel says Iran helping Hezbollah as rockets continue to strike northern Israel," 15 July 2006

Iason Athanasiadis, "Emboldened Tehran turns up the rhetoric: Regional clout has grown since 2003," The Toronto Star, 15 July 2006

The Hindu (India), "Bush, Putin laud India's non-proliferation obligations," 15 July 2006

BBC News Online, "US and Russia differ on Mid-East," 15 July 2006

DEBKAfile (Israel), "Hizballah Brings out Iranian Silkworm to Hit Israel Navy Corvette," 15 July 2006

The Guardian (UK), "Bush, Putin Remarks in News Conference," July 15, 2006

2006--16 July

Xinhua (China), "Iran decides to refuse request for enrichment suspension," 16 July 2006

Alec Russell, "Thin smiles fail to mask the growing tensions between Bush and Putin," The Telegraph (UK), 16 July 2006

Vladimir Radyuhin, "Nuclear energy: Russia, U.S. to expand India ties," The Hindu (India), 16 July 2006

Harry De Quetteville, "Iran blamed as Lebanon battle broadens," The Telegraph (UK), 16 July 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Lebanon: Israeli assault could provoke terrorism," 16 July 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran warns Israel against attacking Syria," 16 July 2006

Jeff Jacoby, "It all boils down to Iran," Boston Globe, 16 July 2006

United Press International, "Moscow: Pakistani sought nuke technology," 16 July 2008

Jim Rutenberg and Andrew E. Kramer, "As tensions rise, U.S. and Moscow falter on trade," International Herald Tribune, July 16, 2006

Gerald Steinberg, "Can the G-8 succeed where the UN failed?" The Jerusalem Post, 16 July 2006

Robin Wright, "Strikes Are Called Part of Broad Strategy: U.S., Israel Aim to Weaken Hezbollah, Region's Militants," Washington Post, July 16, 2006

2006--17 July

The Australian, "Militants' missile hits ship with Iranian troops' help," 17 July 2006

Amin Saikal, "Israel and the US fall into another trap of their own making," The Sydney Morning Herald, (Australia), July 17, 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Chinese President Hu Jintao meets U.S. President Bush," 17 July 2006

Pyotr Romanov, "G8 and sovereign democracy," Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, 17 July 2006

People's Daily Online, "Putin: Don't lecture me on democracy," 17 July 2006

Peter Baker and Peter Finn, "Leaders Work Out Plan For End to Mideast Crisis," Washington Post, July 17, 2006

Jim Heintz, "Mbeki delivers Iran nuclear message to G8," Mail & Guardian (South Africa), 17 July 2006

Reuters, "Bush, Putin concerned Iran has not responded," July 17, 2006

The Washington Post, "Russia's Putin: Too Soon to Talk of Iran Sanctions," July 17, 2006

The Middle East Media Research Institute, Special Dispatch Series - No. 1207, "Iran and the Recent Escalation on Israel's Borders (4): Reaction in Iran, Lebanon, and Syria," 17 July 2006

DEBKAfile (Israel), "Bush Wants the Hizballah-Israel War to Give Iran a Bloody Nose," July 17, 2006

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, "Remarks on the Situation in the Middle East," Remarks at the Security Council Stakeout,
New York City, July 17, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "UN and Blair call for international troops in Mideast," 17 July 2006

Roger Hardy, "Analysis: Hezbollah's big gamble," BBC News Online, 17 July 2006

Khaled Abu Toameh, "Arab world fed up with Hizbullah," The Jerusalem Post, 17 July 2006

Muqtedar Khan, "U.S. Fails to Defend Interests in Mideast," Chicago Tribune, July 17, 2006

2006--18 July

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Bush, Putin try to put up united front on Iran," 18 July 2006

Wall Street Journal, "Iran's First Strike: The mullahs reply to Condi Rice's nuclear olive branch," July 18, 2006

Mohammed Fadhil, "No More Half-Solutions: Iran is the cause of chaos in Lebanon and Iraq," Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2006

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "Crisis in the Region: Who Is Responsible?" 18 July 2006

Robert G. Joseph, Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, "The Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism: A Comprehensive Approach to Today's Most Serious National Security Threat," Remarks to the Capitol Hill Club, Washington, DC, July 18, 2006

Robert Blecher, "Converging Upon War," Middle East Report Online, July 18, 2006

William Arkin, "Bush's Sweater Diplomacy," Washington Post, 18 July 2006

Anne Gearan, "Bush Giving Israel Running Room," Washington Post, July 18, 2006

Bridget Kendall, "Mid-East crisis divides G8 leaders," BBC News Online, 18 July 2006

Howard LaFranchi, "G-8's 'to do' list eclipsed by crisis in Middle East," Christian Science Monitor, 18 July 2006

Philip Webster, "Bush's open mike gaffe reveals truth of the special relationship," The Times Online (UK), July 18, 2006

Shmuel Rosner, "Rice: Cease-fire won't help," Haaretz (Israel), 18 July 2006

Rowan Scarborough, "Israel capable of air strike on Iran," The Washington Times, July 18, 2006

Robert Parry, "The Abyss Beckons," Consortium News, July 18, 2006

Elaine Sciolino, "Iran backs Hezbollah in Lebanon," International Herald Tribune, July 18, 2006

The Times of India, "Lebanon burning, but is it about Iran really?" 18 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Syria, Iran press defiant," 18 July 2006

Douglas Davis, "The opening salvo of a new war: In the Middle East, it's no longer Jew versus Arab. It's Iran versus everybody else," National Post (Canada), 18 July 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "Crisis in Lebanon may Threaten Other Regimes in the Region," 18 July 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran parliament speaker: No part of Israel safe," 18 July 2006

Firas Al-Atraqchi, "Lebanon crisis an international conspiracy," Aljazeera, 18 July 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 26, 18 July 2006

Youssef Ibrahim, "Finally, it seems, Iran has overplayed its hand," USA Today, 18 July 2006

Evelyn Leopold, "UN works on draft to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions," Washington Post, July 18, 2006

Hindustan Times (India), "Middle East crisis threatens to escalate global economic uncertainties," 18 July 2006

Georg Mascolo, "America and Iran: Opening a Second Front," Spiegel Online (Germany), 18 July 2006

Hélène Mulholland, "Blair accuses Iran of arming Middle East insurgents," The Guardian (UK), July 18, 2006

Adrian Croft, "Yo Bush! Blair mocked as US poodle," Washington Post, July 18, 2006

Dan Darling, "Raad Warriors: Iran's role in the attack on Haifa," The Daily Standard, 18 July 2006

Kim Murphy, "Crisis May Put Syria Back in Political Mix," LATimes, July 18, 2006

Dan Murphy and Sameh NaGuib, "Hizbullah winning over Arab street," Christian Science Monitor, 18 July 2006

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iran and the Recent Escalation on Israel's Borders (5): Reactions in Iran, Lebanon, and Syria," Special Dispatch Series - No. 1208, 18 July 2006

2006--19 July

ABC News, "Israel says Hezbollah, Iran coordinated soldier abductions," 19 July 2006

Paul Adams "Analysis: Israel's strategy," BBC News Online, 19 July 2006

Fox News, "Dore Gold on Iran's Role in Mideast Conflict," 19 July 2006

Michael Slackman and Mona el-Naggar, "On the street, prayers for Hezbollah," International Herald Tribune, July 19, 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Arab governments have different reasons for truce," 19 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Mid-East conflict: Who stands where," 19 July 2006

Lou Dobbs, "Dobbs: Not so smart when it comes to the Middle East," CNN, 19 July 2006

Max Boot, "Let Israel Take Off the Gloves," LATimes, 19 July 2006

Charles Krauthammer, "Lebanon: The Only Exit Strategy," Washington Post, July 19, 2006

Washington Post, "Iran's Ahmadinejad sends letter to Germany's Merkel," July 19, 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Russia to mull sanctions if Iran fails to respond - FM Lavrov," 19 July 2006

Gary Thomas, "Experts: Iran Leadership in Deep Debate Over Nuclear Offer," Voice of America News, 19 July 2006

LATimes, "Why They Fight," 19 July 2006

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran-Bound Radioactive Cargo Seized In Bulgaria," 19 July 2006

Matt Spetalnick, "Bush faces limits of power in world crises," Independent Online (South Africa), 19 July 2006

Anton La Guardia, "Blair blames Syria and Iran for spreading terror across region," The Telegraph (UK), 19 July 2006

Patrick Wintour and Ewen MacAskill, "Blair defies backbench dissent with firm support for Olmert," The Guardian (UK), July 19, 2006

Bahman Baktiari and Augustus Richard Norton, "Beyond the war in Lebanon," Christian Science Monitor, 19 July 2006

Elan Journo, "The U.S.-Israeli Suicide Pact," The Ayn Rand Institute, July 19, 2006

William O. Beeman, "Attacking Iran Will Not Stop the Violence in Lebanon," New America Media, July 19, 2006

Jonathan Cutler, "The Devil Wears Persian," ZNet, July 19, 2006

Esther Pan, "Iran and Syria Exploit Crisis," Council on Foreign Relations, July 19, 2006

Charles A. Kupchan and Ray Takeyh, "Reaping what Bush sowed," International Herald Tribune, July 19, 2006

2006--20 July

Trita Parsi, "It's not just about Hezbollah," Asia Times, July 20, 2006

Jim Lobe, "US backing the Sunni camp," Asia Times, July 20, 2006

Kenneth R. Timmerman, "The Iranian Hand in Lebanon," FrontPageMagazine.com, July 20, 2006

Dahr Jamail, "Hezbollah's transformation," Asia Times, 20 July 2006

Gary Thomas, "Iran Still Plans to Respond to Nuclear Offer in Late August," Voice of America News, 20 July 2006

Evelyn Leopold, "France, UK, Germany produce new UN Iran resolution," Washington Post, July 20, 2006

Gareth Smyth, "Iran hits out at US over nuclear dispute," MSNBC News Online, 20 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran signals nuclear intentions," 20 July 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran promises response to incentives on Aug. 22," 20 July 2006

IranFocus, "Text of P5+1 nuclear package of incentives offered to Iran," 20 July 2006

Michael Herzog and Patrick Clawson, "Iranian Public Opinion on the Nuclear Program," Washington Institute for Near East Policy, PolicyWatch #1126: Special Forum Report, July 20, 2006

Mehdi Khalaji, "Ahmadinezhad’s Popularity One Year On," Washington Institute for Near East Policy, July 20, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Lebanon and Israel," 20 July 2006

UK, Beckett Statement to the House of Commons (20/07/06)

Political Affairs Online "Tudeh Party of Iran Condemns Israeli Military Aggression Against Lebanon," 20 July 2006

Peter Brookes, "Iran: Overplaying Its Hand?" The Conservative Voice, 20 July 2006

Tom Porteous, "The Target is Iran," Agence Global, July 20, 2006

Michael Reagan, "The End of Israel's 'Peace Through Weakness'," FrontPageMagazine.com, July 20, 2006

Daniel Pipes, "Israel Has a War to Win," Los Angeles Times, July 20, 2006

Khaled Yacoub Oweis, "Syrians defiant, outraged at Lebanon's destruction," Washington Post, July 20, 2006

Marwan Al Kabalan, "Roots of Saudi-Syrian clash," Gluf News (UAE), 20 July 2006

Michael A. Ledeen, "Iran's Nuclear Impasse: Next Steps," Testimony before the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security (U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs), July 20, 2006

Fars News Agency (Iran), "Larijani's Statement on Iran's Nuclear Stance," 20 July 2006

H.D.S. Greenway, "Middle East: Israel's perilous overkill," International Herald Tribune, July 20, 2006

2006--21 July

The Daily Star, "Iran remains defiant on nuclear issue despite prospect of UN sanctions," 21 July 2006

Trita Parsi, "Giving some perspective to the Iran-Israel-US triangle," The Daily Star (Lebanon), 21 July 2006

Iason Athanasiadis, "Is Tehran emerging as regional winner?" The Daily Star (Lebanon), July 21, 2006

Jim Lobe, "The drums of war sound for Iran," Asia Times, July 21, 2006

Y.Carmon, A. Savyon, N. Toobiyan and Y.Mansharof, "The Middle East Crisis - Local, Regional, and Global; Conventional and Nuclear," Middle East Media Research Institute, Inquiry and Analysis Series - No. 288, 21 July 2006

Die Welt (Germany), "Iraqi FM Zebari speaks out," 21 July 2006

Aljazeera, "Could the U.S. use ME conflict as pretext for war on Iran?" 21 July 2006

Leon Hadar, "All Hell Breaks Loose in the Middle East," Anitwar.com, July 21, 2006

William Kristol, "It's Our War: Bush should go to Jerusalem--and the U.S. should confront Iran," The Weekly Standard, Volume 011, Issue 42, 24 July 2006 Issue

Jim Lobe, "Mideast Conflict Boosts Chances of Iran-US Showdown," Anitwar.com, July 21, 2006

Dennis Ross, "Roll Back," The New Republic Online, Post date July 21, 2006 | Issue date July 31, 2006

Michael Rubin, "Multilateralism: A Diplomatic Mantra," The American Enterprise Institute, July 21, 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Analyst: Israel wants to control the entire region," 21 July 2006

Iranian Students News Agency, "Iran SNSC statement regarding nuclear issue," 21 July 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Rafsanjani says proposed nuclear deal would “humiliate” Iran," 21 July 2006

Maggie Farley, "U.N. Revisiting Draft on Iran," LATimes, 21 July 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Rafsanjani: Attacks against Lebanon, US-Israeli plan," 21 July 2006

Bronwen Maddox, "Britain sees chance to contain Iran's regional ambitions," The Times Online (UK), July 21, 2006

Alan Burkhart, "When Diplomacy Turns Deadly," The Conservative Voice, July 21, 2006

Matthew Kalman, "Israel set war plan more than a year ago: Strategy was put in motion as Hezbollah began increasing its military strength," San Franscisco Chronicle, 21 July 1006

2006--22 July

Al-Jazeera, "Interview with Hezbollah Secretary General Hasan Nasrallah," July 22, 2006

CBS News, "Russia's Balk Strains Iran Resolution: Russian Politicians Pulling Away From U.S.-Backed UN Resolution," July 22, 2006

Daniel Gallington, "War of irony," Washington Times, July 22, 2006

Jason Motlagh, "The arms that keep Hezbollah fighting," Asia Times, July 22, 2006

Die Welt (Germany), "Will the war spread?" 22 July 2006

Robert Kuttner, "US blunders roil the Mideast," Boston Globe, 22 July 2006

2006--23 July

People's Daily Online (China), "Whom Hezbollah, Israel battling for indeed?" 23 July 2006

William Hague, "We should not be afraid to criticise Israel," The Telegraph (UK), 23 July 2006

Andrew Sullivan, "Neocons caught in their very own civil war," The Times Online (UK), July 23, 2006

Amal Saad-Ghorayeb, "Hezbollah's Apocalypse Now," Washington Post, July 23, 2006

Iranian Students News Agency, "Iran FM spokesman: Any sort of decision on the nuclear issue must be through negotiations," 23 July 2006

Fars News Agency (Iran), "FM Spokesman Lashes out at International Bodies," 23 July 2006

Newsday, "The Iranian connection," 23 July 2006

Fox News Sunday, "U.N. Amb. John Bolton on 'FNS'," 23 July 2006

Michael Portillo, "The bloody truth is that Israel's war is our war," The Times Online (UK), July 23, 2006

David Bosco, "Could This Be the Start of World War III? As the Middle East erupts, there are plenty of scenarios for global conflagration," LATimes, 23 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran leader's warning to Israel," 23 July 2006

Michael Slackman, "Some Iranians angered aid does not stay home," International Herald Tribune, July 23, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran: Israel doomed to 'destruction'," 23 July 2006

Judeoscope (Canada), "Why has Tehran decided to play its Lebanese card now?" 23 July 2006

Anatol Lieven, "Bush's Middle East Democracy Flop: The U.S. has alienated potential allies and undermined its own stated goals," LATimes, 23 July 2006

Noah Feldman, "News Analysis: Ballots and bullets," International Herald Tribune, July 23, 2006

LATimes, "Russia Balks at Wording of Draft Iran Resolution," 23 July 2006

Lily Galili, "Anti-war Tel Aviv rally draws Jewish, Israeli Arab crowd," Haaretz (Israel), 23 July 2006

2006--24 July

Tim Reid, Ned Parker, and Stephen Farrell, "Syria offers to talk but warns it may join conflict," The Times Online (UK), July 24, 2006

Michael Binyon and Tim Reid, "Syria wants to have its say, but US is determined not to listen," The Times Online (UK), July 24, 2006

Josh Brannon, "Syria warns against ground incursion," The Jerusalem Post, 24 July 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran: UN resolution may trigger retaliation," 24 July 2006

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Iran denies help from Pakistan," 24 July 2006

John Stapleton, "Iran solely to blame for conflict, says Jewish leader," The Australian, July 24, 2006

Edward N. Luttwak, "Iran's attempt to score a preemptive strike," The Japan Times, 24 July 2006

Michael Gawenda, "Neoconservatives despair over US persistence with diplomacy," The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 24 July 2006

Chris Marsden, "Rice’s Middle East tour: “Diplomacy” in furtherance of war," World Socialist Web Site, 24 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran rejects talk preconditions," 24 July 2006

Alireza Jafarzadeh, "Iran's End Game," National Council of Resistance of Iran, 24 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran's role in crisis still murky," 24 July 2006

Brian Murphy, "Hezbollah Envoy: War on Israel to Widen," Washington Post, July 24, 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 27, 24 July 2006

Jed Babbin, "Dress Rehearsal," The American Spectator, 24 July 2006

Mark Weber, "Familiar Lies for a New War: Fighting for Truth in an Age of Deceit," Al-Jazeerah, July 24, 2006

William Kristol, "It's Our War: Bush should go to Jerusalem--and the U.S. should confront Iran, " The Weekly Standard, Volume 011, Issue 42, 24 July 2006

James Bamford, "Iran: The Next War," Rolling Stone, 24 July 2006

2006--25 July

The Times of India, "It's time for new Mideast, says Rice," 25 July 2006

BBC News Online, "World press spotlights Rice visit," 25 July 2006

The Guardian (UK), "Rice: US has not forgotten Palestinians," July 25, 2006

US, Guy Raz, "Israel Wants Lebanon Buffer Zone, Peacekeepers,"National Public Radio, 25 July 2006

The Washington Post, "Latest Lebanon-Israel Developments," July 25, 2006

Steven Gutkin, "Arab Leaders Mull Israel-Hezbollah Crisis," Washington Post, July 25, 2006

Barry Schweid, "Syrian Says Israel Drives U.S. Policy," Washington Post, July 25, 2006

Nasser Karimi, "Iran's Hezbollah Publishes Newspaper," Washington Post, July 25, 2006

Steven R. Weisman, "U.S. policy entangled by rising price of oil," International Herald Tribune, July 25, 2006

BBC News Online, "Beckett's call to Syria and Iran," 25 July 2006

Hamza Hendawi, "Sectarian Divisions Deepening in Lebanon," Washington Post, July 25, 2006

David Frum, "Iran's showdown with the West," National Post (Canada), 25 July 2006

Philip H. Gordon, "Air Power Won't Do It," Washington Post, July 25, 2006

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "The war Hezbollah is really fighting," Asia Times, July 25, 2006

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "Saudi Arabia's View on the Crisis in Lebanon: Statement of the Royal Court," July 25, 2006

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, " Remarks on Iran," Remarks at the Security Council Stakeout, New York City, July 25, 2006

Louis Rene Beres, "Law and war," The Washington Times, July 25, 2006

Elizabeth Wishnick, "Smoke and mirrors in the Shanghai spirit," International Relations and Security Network, (Switzerland), 25 July 2006

Jeffrey Young, "Israeli Air Power Dominates Middle East," Voice of America News, 25 July 2006

2006--26 July

Stephen Farrell, "Ferocity of Hezbollah comes as a surprise," The Times Online (UK), July 26, 2006

Rosemary Righter, "When terror becomes error," The Times Online (UK), 26 July 2006

Daoud Shirian, "Riyadh Has Run Out of Patience," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 26 July 2006

Chan Akya, "China and India in World War III," Asia Times, 26 July 2006

William Hawkins, "Trumping China's U.N. card," The Washington Times, 26 July 2006

Daniel Byman, "Proxy Power: Understanding Iran's use of terrorism," Slate, 26 July 2006

Daniel Benjamin, "Made in the USA: Failed U.S. policies caused the mess in Lebanon," Slate, 26 July 2006

James Bamford, "Iran: The Next War," Rolling Stone, 26 July 2006

2006--27 July

Ambassador John R. Bolton, Nominee for Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, "UN Reform, Situation in the Middle East, Iran, North Korea, and Other Matters," Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, New York City, July 27, 2006

Transcript of Hearing on the Nomination of John Bolton to be U.S. Representative to the U.N., Washington Post, July 27, 2006

Evelyn Leopold, "Key UN members said to reach informal deal on Iran," Washington Post, July 27, 2006

Thomas Lipscomb, "A Middle East chess match," Washington Times, July 27, 2006

Ian Bremmer, "Has Israel Dealt Iran A Winning Hand?" ABC News, 27 July 2006

Barbara Demick, "N. Korea-Iran Ties Seem to Be Growing Stronger," LATimes, July 27, 2006

Spiegel Online (Germany), Spiegel Iinterview with IAEA Chief Mohamed Elbaradei, "Anger, Frustration and Humiliation Abound," 27 July 2006

2006--28 July

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, "Down the Memory Hole: Israeli contribution to conflict is forgotten by leading papers," 28 July 2006

Saudi-US Relations Information Service, "Region in Crisis: US-Saudi Relations: A Conversation with F. Gregory Gause, III," 28 July 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Security Council gives Iran a deadline," July 28, 2006

Iran Focus, "Iran: Security Council cannot stop our nuclear pursuit," 28 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Tehran faces UN nuclear deadline," 28 July 2006

Nick Wadhams, "Security Council Reaches Accord on Iran," Washington Post, July 28, 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "UN resolution on Iran must not be an ultimatum - Russia," 28 July 2006

Rep. Brad Sherman, "Iran's War on Israel," Persian Journal, July 28, 2006

Khaleej Times, "Mideast conflict a proxy war for US, Iran: Lebanese minister," 28 July 2006

BBC News Online, "Washington risks a wider conflict," 28 July 2006

Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr, "Room for diplomacy in the Middle East," Boston Globe, July 28, 2006

Warren Christopher, "A Time To Act," Washington Post, July 28, 2006

People's Daily Online, "Iran denounces U.S. for failure to reach truce in Rome conference," 28 July 2006

Meghan O`connell, "Analysis: Iran hangs on Mideast outcome," Monsters & Critics (UK), 28 July 2006

National Post (Canada), "Hezbollah's hate, made in Iran," 28 July 2006

Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu, "The Missiles of 27 Rajab," FrontPageMagazine.com, July 28, 2006

Scott Neuman, "North Korea Wants U.S. Sanctions Dropped," Washington Post, July 28, 2006

BBC News Online, "India cautious over nuclear deal," 28 July 2006

Washington Post, "Probe sought on delayed US report on India," July 28, 2006

Hindustan Times, "India can't be equated with Iran, N Korea: Bush Admn," 28 July 2006

2006--29 July

The Times Online (UK), "UN council agrees Iran resolution," July 29, 2006

Geoff Elliott, "Iran's the war culprit, says Bush," The Australian, July 29, 2006

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "A war without borders in the making," Asia Times, 29 July 2006

Avraham Tal, "Justified, essential and timely," Haaretz (Israel), 29 July 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran stops students travelling to join Hezbollah," 29 July 2006

Frank Gardner, "Doubts over 'new Middle East'," BBC News Online, 29 July 2006

People's Daily Online, "Iran again denies offering military support to Hezbollah," 29 July 2006

The Times of India "Tehran to reject UN's August-end deadline," 29 July 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "Security Council Sends Iran 'Soft Ultimatum'," July 29, 2006

Alissa J. Rubin, "U.N. Draft May Set Clock for Iran Sanctions," LATimes, July 29, 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Security Council to vote on Iran resolution if no amendment suggested," 29 July 2006

Colum Lynch, "Pact Near on Deadline for Iran: Failure to Halt Uranium Work Would Mean U.N. Sanctions," Washington Post, July 29, 2006

Gordon Prather, "An 'Ineffective Bully'," Anitwar.com, July 29, 2006

Arab News, Editorial: US Diplomacy, 29 July 2006

Colum Lynch, "Pact Near on Deadline for Iran: Failure to Halt Uranium Work Would Mean U.N. Sanctions," Washington Post, July 29, 2006

Dafna Linzer, "House Voted on Indian Deal Unaware of Iran Missile Sales," Washington Post, July 29, 2006

Manal Lotfi, "Breaking the Alliance," Asharq Alawsat, 29 July 2006

Kuwait News Agency, "Bush links Lebanon war to struggle between freedom, terror, 29 July 2006

2006--30 July

Ze'ev Schiff, "Israel's options are limited in the Lebanon operation," Haaretz (Israel), 30 July 2006

Michael Hirst and Harry de Quetteville, "Israelis edge closer to war with Syria," The Telegraph (UK), 30 July 2006

Aljazeera, "Syria-Lebanon border crossing hit," 30 July 2006

Martin Ivens, "If this is the third world war, we’re losing," The Sunday Times (UK), July 30, 2006

Vincent Ferraro, "A cease-fire won't get Israel what it wants," Newsday, 30 July 2006

Boston Globe, "Not-so-benign neglect," July 30, 2006

Haroon Siddiqui, "Realities, absurdities of Israel-U.S. policies," Toronto Star, July 30, 2006

Pakistan Dawn, "Iran urged to stop giving weapons to Hezbollah," 30 July 2006

Yaakov Katz, "IDF prepared for attack by Syria," The Jerusalem Post, 30 July 2006

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Remarks at Security Council Stakeout, "Adoption of Resolution 1696 on Iran and the Situation in the Middle East," New York City, July 30, 2006

2006--31 July

Henry A. Kissinger, "The Next Steps With Iran: Negotiations Must Go Beyond the Nuclear Threat to Broader Issues," Washington Post, July 31, 2006

Geoff Elliott, "Attacks 'part of Tehran's nuke agenda'," The Australian, July 31, 2006

BBC News Online, "UN issues Iran nuclear deadline," 31 July 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Iran rejects UN demand to suspend uranium enrichment," 31 July 2006

Aljazeera, "Nuclear deadline for Iran," 31 July 2006

Washington Post, "Iran says Security Council demand illegal," July 31, 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran defiant, nuclear crisis set to escalate," 31 July 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "About Those Nukes, Iran …," Prepared by: Lionel Beehner, July 31, 2006

Jihad el-Khazen, "Ayoon Wa Azan (A Further Upsetting Arrogance)," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 31 July 2006

Khaleej Times Online, "Syria holds key to lasting peace in Lebanon: analysts," 31 July 2006

Gary Thomas, "Experts: Lebanon Crisis May Complicate Iran Nuclear Issue," Voice of America News, 31 July 2006

Blake Eskin, Interview with Steve Coll, "Blueprint for Disaster," The New Yorker, Issue of 2006-08-07, Posted 2006-07-31

Ze'ev Orenstein, "Attack Iran Now!" Israel Insider, July 31, 2006

Antiwar.com, "Is the US Encouraging Israel to Attack Syria?" July 31, 2006

Swissinfo, "Swiss backstage diplomacy grows over Iran," 31 July 2006

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Statement to the Security Council, "Adoption of Resolution 1696 on Iran," New York City, July 31, 2006

Sebastian Mallaby, "The Wisdom Of Retreat: Three Lessons From Its Own Record Should Guide the U.S. on Lebanon," Washington Post, July 31, 2006

Sher Zieve, "Only Terrorists Allowed to Wage War," The Conservative Voice, 31 July 2006

Statement by Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, on the adoption of Resolution 1696 on Iran, at the Security Council, July 31, 2006.

US, Department of State, Sean McCormack, Spokesman, "UN Security Council Resolution on Iran," Washington, DC, July 31, 2006

US, Department of State, Secretary Condoleezza Rice, "Briefing En Route Washington, DC," July 31, 2006

Kavkaz Center (Turkey), "Iran: The Next War," 31 July 2006

Text of Resolution 1696 (2006) Adopted by Vote of 14 - 1, UN Security Council, July 31, 2006

Michael Spies and John Burroughs, "Commentary on Security Council Resolution 1696 on Iran," Lawyers' Committee on Nuclear Policy, July 31, 2006

Robert Dreyfuss, "Next We Take Tehran," Mother Jones, July/August 2006 Issue

2006--1 August

James Bone, "Iran given a month to comply or face UN sanctions," The Times Online (UK), August 1, 2006

The Bangkok Post, "Teheran rejects UN nuclear deadline," 1 August 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Chinese envoy: Negotiation only solution to Iran's N-case," 1 August 2006

Aljazeera, "UN Security Council Adopts an Anti-Iranian Resolution, the Second Step Towards a Future US-EU Invasion of Iran," 1 August 2006

"Spengler," "When the devil dislikes the stink of brimstone," Asia Times, August 1, 2006

Richard M Bennett, "Iran will fight to its strengths," Asia Times, 1 August 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 28, 1 August 2006

The Jersusalem Post, "The Great Satan," 1 August 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Steinberg: Israel Hoping Attacks on Hezbollah Serve as Warning to Iran," Interviewee: Gerald M. Steinberg, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, August 1, 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran defiant on nuclear deadline," 1 August 2006

Washington Post, "Iran vows to produce nuclear fuel despite UN vote," August 1, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iran rejects council's vote," 1 August 2006

US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, "Interview With Bill O'Reilly of The O'Reilly Factor," Washington, DC, August 1, 2006

Yair Evron, "Deterrence and its Limitations," Strategic Assessment (Israel), Volume 9, No. 2 August 2006

2006--2 August

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Tehran teeters on the path to war," Asia Times, August 2, 2006

Haaretz Editorial, "The Iranian context," 2 August 2006

Sarah Challands, "U.S. funding gives Israel the fighting edge," CTV News (Canada), August 2, 2006

Randa Takieddin, "Iran, Lebanon and France," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 2 August 2006

Daniel Joyner, "The Security Council on Iran: Fiddling While the Middle East Burns?" The Jurist, 2 August 2006

LATimes, "Fiddling While Iran Arms: Russia and China delay meaningful U.N. pressure on Tehran, August 2, 2006

2006--3 August

Council on Foreign Relations, "Nasr: Iran Sees Lebanon Strife as Way to Pressure Washington," Interviewee: Vali R. Nasr, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, August 3, 2006

Jules Crittenden, "The Lebanon-Iraq Nexus," Fox News, August 03, 2006

Selcuk Gultasli, "Other Countries will be Less Likely to Trust the US in the Future," Interview With Stephen Walt, Zaman Online (Turkey), 3 August 2006

Jihad el-Khazen, "Ayoon Wa Azan (Which One is Strangest than the Other)," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 3 August 2006

Voice of America News, "Security Council On Iran," 3 August 2006

BBC News Online, "Russia warns Iran over deadline," 3 August 2006

Reuters, "Iran warns oil could reach $200 on sanctions," 3 August 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "United Nation's resolution heightens mistrust of West, says Iran," 3 August 2006

2006--4 August

Malaysian Sun, "Hezbollah not to blame for war, reports show," 4 August 2006

The Hindu, "US seeks to delink nuke deal from Indo-Pak-Iran gas trade," 4 August 2006

Washington Post, "US assures India over nuclear deal changes," August 4, 2006

Alistair Horne, "Israel would be safer in a nuclear-free Middle East," The Telegraph (UK), 4 August 2006

Reuters, "Iran cleric: Shut down two-faced Security Council," August 4, 2006

Pyotr Goncharov, "What does Tehran hope for?" Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, 4 August 2006

Anne Barnard, "Iran's reformists redirect their anger toward US and Israel," Boston Globe, August 4, 2006

US, Department of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, "The Iranian Regime: Human Rights and Civil Liberties Under Siege," Washington, DC, August 4, 2006

2006--5 August

Deirdre Griswold, "Solidarity and cooperation trump U.S. threats," Workers World, August 5, 2006

Abbas Edalat, "Israel and US Looking for a Lebanon Pretext to Attack Iran," Payvand (Iran), 5 August 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "U.S. official attacks Iran, Syria on Lebanon crisis," 5 August 2006

Iason Athanasiadis, "War news targets Israel for blame," The Washington Times, August 5, 2006

Nisid Hajari, "Iran Follies: Why U.S. policy toward Tehran will only make matters worse," Newsweek, 5 August 2006. Issue of 14 August 2006

ABC News, "Iran: New Middle East Power," 5 August 2006

Nasim Zehra, "Illogical, illegal and ill-fated," Khaleej Times (UAE), 5 August 2006

2006--6 August

Angus Reid Global Scan : Polls & Research, "Americans Think Iran Will Get Nuclear Arms," August 6, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iran defies UN threat on uranium," 6 August 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran to ignore nuclear resolution," 6 August 2006

The Jersualem Post, "Iran to expand nuclear activities," 6 August 2006

Tom Engelhardt, "Bunker-busting the Nuclear Taboo," Alarab Online (UK), 6 August 2006

Deutsche Welle (Germany), "Iran Set to Defy UN Resolution by Pursuing Further Enrichment," August 6, 2006

2006--7 August

Washington Post, "Iran still plans reply to atomic incentives deal," August 7, 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran pledges to continue nuclear program despite UN resolution," 7 August 2006

Simon Tisdall, "Iran threatens to use 'oil weapon' in nuclear standoff," The Guardian (UK), August 7, 2006

Rowan Scarborough, "Hezbollah attacks seen as Iran diversion," The Washington Times, August 7, 2006

The Tehran Times "UN resolution destroyed incentive package," 7 August 2006

Nahal Toosi, "Iranian Jews in U.S. Grapple With Crisis," Washington Post, August 7, 2006

Anthony H. Cordesman, "The Middle East Crisis: Six "Long Wars" and Counting," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 7 August 2006

Judith Latham, "Journalists Discuss Increasing Shi’a influence in Middle East," Voice of America News, 7 August 2006

Bradley Burston, "Israel is losing World War III," Haaretz (Israel), 7 August 2006

Sandy Tolan, "'Moment of opportunity': yes, but only if the US asks Israel the hard questions," Christian Science Monitor, 7 August 2006

Ken Silverstein, "Israel's March of Folly," Harper's, August 7, 2006.

Dr Hussein Tahiri, "Regime change is the only solution to ending the Iranian nuclear crisis," Kurdish Media (UK), 7 August 2006

Jonathan Saul, "War drumbeat drowns out Israeli protesters," Washington Post, August 7, 2006

BBC News Online, "Tape shows Hezbollah 'confession'," 7 August 2006

Steven Erlanger and Richard A. Oppel Jr, "Israel surprised by militants' arsenal and tactics," International Herald Tribune, August 7, 2006

Xinhua (China), "Iran denies reported uranium import from DRC," 7 August 2006

Robert Parry, "White House Wants A Wider Mid-East War," Consortium News, 7 August 2006

2006--8 August

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Iran to continue relations with Russia despite UN resolution," 8 August 2006

P R Kumaraswamy, "India sidesteps the thorny issue of Hezbollah," Asian Tribune (Thailand), 8 August 2006

Bernard Lewis, "August 22: Does Iran have something in store?" Wall Street Journal, August 8, 2006

The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, "Defiant Iran Challenges West Over Nuclear Program," 8 August 2006

Barry Schweid, "U.S.: No Sign Iran Will Comply With U.N.," Washington Post, August 8, 2006

Farshid Motahari, "Confusion as Tehran ponders nuclear response," Gulf Times (Qatar), 8 August, 2006

Neil MacFarquhar, "Anti-U.S. feeling leaves Arab reformers isolated," International Herald Tribune, August 8, 2006

Tyler Marshall and Alissa J. Rubin, "U.S. Clout a Missing Ingredient in Mideast," LATimes, 8 August 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Diplomat calls for removal of Weapons of Mass Destruction," 8 August 2006

Dan Plesch, "The end of the beginning: Regardless of any impending ceasefire, the removal of Hizbullah and the Iranian nuclear position sets up the prospect of an US war against Iran," The Guardian (UK), 8 August 2006

Simon Tisdall, "War in Lebanon becomes propaganda tool in Iran," Guardian Unlimited (UK), August 8, 2006

Nawaf Obaid, "Saudi Arabia’s critical role in Lebanon: Counterweight to Iranian influence," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 8 August 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran’s supreme leader urges Muslims to “defend" Hezbollah," 8 August 2006

The Toronto Star, "Captured guerrilla `trained in Iran'," 8 August 2006

Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, "Israel's Way Out: Hezbollah and Hamas attacks have backed it into a corner. Escalation against Iran and Syria might be the best hope," LATimes, August 8, 2006

Chris Zambelis, "Sunni Muslims Standing in Unity with Shiite Hezbollah," The Jamestown Foundation, Global Terrorism Analysis, 8 August 2006

Judith Latham, "Journalists Discuss Increasing Shi'a influence in Middle East," Payvand (Iran), 8 August 2006

Aljazeera, "U.S.-Iran mini war," 8 August 2006

The Toronto Star, "Safeguard Mideast from Iran's threats," August 8, 2006

Lionel Beehner, "Ahmadinejad, One Year Later," Council on Foreign Relations, August 8, 2006

2006--9 August

The American Thinker, "Bernard Lewis thinks MAD may not work with Ahmadinejad," 9 August 2006

Brian Whitaker, "World to end on August 22," The Guardian (UK), 9 August 2006

The Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Larijani: Our Response To Sanctions Will Be Painful To the West And Will Make it Shiver With Cold," Special Dispatch Series - No. 1238, 9 August 2006

Neda Bolourchi, "Iran's changing fortunes," Asia Times, 9 August 2006

The Peninsula (Qatar), "West has no Middle East strategy: King Abdullah," 9 August 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "The Guardian: Israeli Attack Planned Months Ago, Soldiers' Kidnapping Only an Excuse," August 09, 2006

Prensa Latina (Cuba), "Israel Contempt for Law in Lebanon," 9 August 2006

Seattle Post Intelligencer, "Iranian president criticizes Bush," 9 August 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "For the US, Iranian nuclear program is just an excuse, Larijani," 9 August 2006

Eleanor Hall, Interview with Professor Robert Pape, "Analyst says Israel missed chance for diplomacy," The World Today (Australia), 9 August 2006

Middle East Online, "Has Israel Rescued Iran?" 9 August 2006

Robert Parry, "Bush Wants Wider War," Centre for Research on Globalization, August 9, 2006

2006--10 August

Kenneth R. Timmerman, "Seeing Through the Fog of War," FrontPageMagazine, August 10, 2006

The Australian, "Michael Danby: Shut down Iran's deadly ambitions," 10 August 2006

Geoff Elliott, "Iran's rocket route to Israel," The Australian, 10 August 2006

Vali Nasr, "After Lebanon, there's Iran," Gulf News, United Arab Emirates, 10 August 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 29, 10 August 2006

Greg Reeson, "Has the UN Become Irrelevant?" The American Chronicle, August 10, 2006

Reuters, "Iran says West dragging feet on Middle East truce," August 10, 2006

Siddharth Varadarajan and John Cherian, "If pressure continues, Iran can change mind on NPT," The Hindu, 10 August 2006

The Tehran Times, "Views on Iran’s nuclear policy," 10 August 2006

Roger Hardy, "Iran's five-card trick," OpenDemocracy, 10 August 2006

Sherwood Ross, "Pentagon stopped Bush, Cheney nuking Iran," Middle East Times (Egypt), August 10, 2006

Joel C. Rosenberg, "Apocalypse Now? Is Iran planning a cataclysmic strike for August 22?" National Review Online, 10 August 2006

Greg Sheridan, "It's a new way of war and we'd better get used to it," The Australian, 10 August 2006

Gabriela Keller, "Syria's Price for Peace," Spiegel Online (Germany), 10 August 2006

2006--11 August

Washington Post, "United Nations Security Council Draft Resolution on Lebanon," August 11, 2006

Amyas Godfrey, "Israel stares defeat in the face," Gulf Times (Qatar), 11 August, 2006

Robert Tracinski, "Five Minutes to Midnight:The War Is Coming, No Matter How Hard We Try to Evade It," National Review Online, 11 August 2006

Kuwait Times, "As war rages, Damascus tries to reassert influence over Lebanon," 11 August 2006

Washington Times, "Duplicitous Russia," August 11, 2006

RosbusinessOnline (Russia), "Putin and Ahmadi-Nejad discuss Middle East conflict," 11 August 2006

Michael Rubin, "An Arrow in Our Quiver: Why the U.S. Government Should Consider Assassination," American Enterprise Institute, August 11, 2006

Newt Gingrich, "The Only Option Is to Win," Washington Post, August 11, 2006

Daniel Schearf, "US Senators Press China on Missile Sales to Iran," Voice of America News, 11 August 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Russia, Iran presidents discuss Middle East conflict on phone," 11 August 2006

Victor Yasmann, "Moscow maintains Middle East balancing act: As tensions rise in the Middle East with the conflict between Israel and Hizbollah and the continuing Iran nuclear crisis, Russia continues to play a careful game," ISN (Switzerland), 11 August 2006

Nguyen Minh Huyen, "Council vote unlikely to end Iran impasse," Viet Nam News, 11 August 2006

Jela De Franceschi, "Resurfacing Transatlantic Tensions," Voice of America News, 11 August 2006

R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "Deadlines Loom in Iran Nuclear Standoff," Interview on NPR's Talk of the Nation With Neil Conan, Washington, DC, August 11, 2006

2006--12 August

Gidi Weitz, "To Beirut if necessary," Haaretz (Israel), 12 August 2006

Gordon Prather, "Bolton Gets Sandbagged?" Antiwar.com, August 12, 2006

Fox News, "Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Talks with Sean Hannity," (edited transcript), 12 August 2006

Safa Haeri, "Iran Does Need Nuclear Energy," Iran Press Service (Paris), 12 August 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Russian, Iranian presidents discuss Lebanon conflict," 12 August 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Ahmadinejad, Putin discuss ME developments by phone," 12 August 2006

Jonathan Marcus, "Lebanon exposes wider fault lines," BBC News Online, 12 August 2006

2006--13 August

Brian Brady, "Blair in bid to oust top UN nuclear inspector," The Scotsman (UK), 13 August 2006

Mark Katz, "Policy Watch: Putin and Ahmadinejad," United Press International, 13 August 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran insists on nuclear right, threatens to quit IAEA," 13 August 2006

Ephraim Asculai, Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv Notes - No. 183, "Iran at the Nuclear Crossroads," August 13, 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Iran warns it might quit IAEA - Speaker," 13 August 2006

CBS News, 60 Minutes, "Iranian Leader Opens Up: Ahmadinejad Speaks Candidly With Mike Wallace About Israel, Nukes, Bush," August 13, 2006

Barry Rubin, "The Region: Syria and Iran get off scot-free," The Jerusalem Post, 13 August 2006

Nedra Pickler, "Bush Urges World Leaders on the Mideast," The Washington Post, August 13, 2006

Fox News, "Mideast Expert Martin Kramer on Tehran's Role in Middle East Conflict," August 13, 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Syria calls for probe of Israel’s attacks on civilians," 13 August 2006

Allan Woods, "Israel-Hezbollah truce will strike blow to Syria, Iran," National Post (Canada), 13 August 2006

CBS News, "Report: The U.S. Pushed Israeli Plan: New Yorker's Hersh Reports U.S. Encouraged Israel's Strikes As Prelude To Iran," August 13, 2006

2006--14 August

Colin Rubenstein, "Hizbollah stands in way of peace: Israel can only prevent attacks by disarming the terrorists and driving them away from the border," Bangkok Post, 14 August 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 30, 14 August 2006

US Senator Sam Brownback, "The folly of Iran's arrogance," CNN News, August 14, 2006

Iranian UN Ambassador Javad Zarif, "United Nations unfairly pressuring Iran," CNN News, August 14, 2006

Assyrian International News Agency, "Syria's Secret Nuclear Program and Long Term Threat," 14 August 2006

The New York Times, "Iran's centrifuges spin," August 14, 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Chinese diplomat due in Tehran to discuss nuclear issue," 14 August 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "US: Cease-fire a setback for Iran, Syria," 14 August 2006

Seymour Hersh, "Watching Lebanon: Washington’s interests in Israel’s war," The New Yorker, Issue of 2006-08-21, Posted 2006-08-14

Abdulaziz Sager, "Look beyond Lebanon," Khaleej Times (UAE), 14 August 2006

US, "President Discusses Foreign Policy During Visit to State Department," The State Department, Washington, D.C., 14 August 2006

Craig Chamberlain, "A Cease Fire is not Peace," The Conservative Voice, 14 August 2006

National Review Online, An NRO Symposium, "Who Wins? On the Mideast muddle," 14 August 2006

Aljazeera, "Syria’s “self-confidence” triggers fears at Bush’s admin," 14 August 2006

Middle East Online (UK), "Has Israel Rescued Iran?" 14 August 2006

DebkaFile (Israel), "Tehran Takes Gloomy View of the Lebanon War and Truce," August 14, 2006

Pravda (Russia), "Iran stands firm," 14 August 2006

Nisid Hajari, "Iran Follies: Why U.S. policy toward Tehran will only make matters worse," Newsweek, 14 August 2006

BBC News Online, "US 'knew of Israel bombing plan'," 14 August 2006

Erika Snyder, "Israel: We did not plan war with US," The Jerusalem Post, 14 August 2006

Tom Regan, "Report: US helped Israel plan Lebanon offensive: White House denies as 'flat wrong' a US role in Hizbullah conflict, with an eye toward Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 14 August 2006

Andrew Buncombe, "Bush 'viewed war in Lebanon as a curtain-raiser for attack on Iran'," The Independent (UK), 14 August 2006

Michael Carmichael, "Cheney orchestrated Israel’s losing war," Centre for Research on Globalization (Canada), August 14, 2006

Arutz Sheva (Israel), "Bush: Israel Won; Iran Dangerous," 14 August 2006

2006--15 August

Kavkaz Center (Turkey), "What the Pentagon can now do in secret," 15 August 2006

Noah Pollak, "One Cheer for Ceasefire: An alternative explanation for why we — the U.S. and Israel — gave in," National Review Online, August 15, 2006

Michael Freund, "Right On: The real blunder in Lebanon," The Jerusalem Post, 15 August 2006

Efraim Inbar, "Prepare for the next round," The Jerusalem Post, 15 August 2006

Matthew Rothschild, "Preparing the Battlefield for Bush’s War on Iran," The Progressive, August 15, 2006

Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson, "Some ideas on how to disarm Hizbullah," The Daily Star (Lebanon), August 15, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Ahmadinejad: Hizbullah victory is 'God's promise'," 15 August 2006

Albert Aji, "Syria: U.S. Mideast Plan an 'Illusion'," Washington Post, August 15, 2006

William O. Beeman, "Examining Iran’s ties to Hezbollah: Just how much influence does the Islamic Republic wield over Hezbollah?" In These Times, 15 August 2006

2006--16 August

Freddy Eytan, "Europe and the War in Lebanon," Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Vol. 6, No. 7, 16 August 2006

The Jordan Times, "Iran rejects 'language of force’ in nuke standoff," 16 August 2006

Ismael Hossein-zadeh, "Corporate war machine gathers speed," Asia Times, 16 August 2006

Paul Brownfield, "Spin Never Ceases: Iranian president skillfully wields "60 Minutes" interview when not deflecting," LATimes, 16 August 2006

Louis Rene Beres, "Why Israel Must Not Allow Iran To Acquire Nuclear Weapons," The Jewish Press (US), August 16, 2006

Paul Reynolds, "New phase in Mid-East power struggle," BBC News Online, 16 August 2006

2006--17 August

The Standard (China), "VIPs in Iran plea to Bush," 17 August 2006

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Tehran shows new flexibility on nuclear issue," 17 August 2006

Iran Nuclear Watch, "Words Not War: Military Leaders Speak Out on Iran," `7 August 2006

2006--18 August

David Isenberg, "Preparation of the Iranian Battlefield," Across the Aisle, August 18th, 2006

2006--19 August

Gordon Corera, "Humanity betrayed," The Australian, 19 August 2006

2006--20 August

Brig. Gen. (res.) Dr. Shimon Shapira, "Countdown to Conflict: Hizballah's Military Buildup and the Need for Effective Disarmament," Jerusalem Center for Public Affiars, Vol. 6, No. 8, 20 August 2006

2006--21 August

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, "Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East and Other Matters," Remarks to the media following a Security Council Stakeout, New York City, August 21, 2006

Fox News, "Officials: Iran Turns U.N. Inspectors Away From Nuclear Site," 21 August 2006

Barin Kayaoglu, "Is Iran a Threat to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime?" Journal of Turkish Weekly, 21 August 2006

The Australian, "Annan appeals to Iran over nuke offer," 21 August 2006

Middle East Online, "Rewinding the Reel to Root Causes," 21 August 2006

Middle East Online, "The War of Perception," 21 August 2006

Fahd El-Fanek, "American Disappointment with Israel," Alarab Online (UK), 21 August 2006

Stephen Zunes, "How Washington Goaded Israel," Foreign Policy in Focus, August 21, 2006

Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, "Iranian War Games: Exercises, Tests, and Drills or Preparation and Mobilization for War?" Centre for Research on Globalization (Canada), August 21, 2006

2006--22 August

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, "Middle East Situation: An Update," Remarks at Monthly Meeting on the Situation in the Middle East, New York City, August 22, 2006

Ambassador John R. Bolton, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, "Briefing on Iran, the Situation in the Middle East, and Other Matters," Remarks to the media following a Security Council Stakeout, New York City, August 22, 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 31, 22 August 2006

George Conger, "London probes how UK-made goggles got to Hizbullah," The Jersualem Post, 22 August 2006

Middle East Online, "Illusion and Reality," 22 August 2006

Michael Slackman, "Iran offers to enter 'serious talks'," International Herald Tribune, August 22, 2006

Ardeshir Ommani, "Was Lebanon a prelude to attack on Iran?" Worker's World, 22 August 2006

Zuheir Kseibati, "The Impossible Draw," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 22 August 2006

Fred Halliday, "All Wars are Different: Lebanon, Israel and the Maturing of the 'Greater West Asian Crisis'," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 22 August 2006

2006--23 August

U.S., House of Representatives, "Recognizing Iran as a Strategic Threat: An Intelligence Challenge for the United States," Staff Report of the House Permament Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy, (Washington, DC), 23 August 2006

David Gollust, "US Says Iranian Response 'Falls Short' of Security Council Terms," Voice of America News, 23 August 2006

Bashir Goth, "The Final Option: A Washington-Tehran Dialogue," Washington Post, 23 August 2006

Ehsan Ahrari, "Tehran sharpens its sword," Asia Times, 23 August 2006

Stephen Zunes, "The logic of war," Asia Times, 23 August 2006

Harlan Ullman, "Defeating the 'axis of evil'," The Washington Times, August 23, 2006

Tom Barry, "Hunting Monsters with Elliott Abrams," International Relations Center, August 23, 2006

2006--24 August

Herb Keinon, "Iranian foot-dragging may compel Israel to 'go it alone'," The Jerusalem Post, 24 August 2006

Michael Theodoulou, "Israel buys nuclear subs," The Scotsman (UK), 24 August 2006

William Arkin, "Paving the Way to War with Iran," Washington Post, 24 August 2006

Maziar Bahari, "Sweating out the truth in Iran," International Herald Tribune, August 24, 2006

George Perkovich, "Iran’s Lebanon Card: To attack or to negotiate, the world has a stark choice in confronting Iran," YaleGlobal, 24 August 2006

Brian Knowlton, "Germany, too, is unsatisfied by Iran's proposal," International Herald Tribune, August 24, 2006

Rasha Saad, "Iran's upper hand," Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), Issue No. 809, 24 - 30 August 2006

Dan Froomkin, "History, Repeating Itself," Washington Post, August 24, 2006

Christian Science Monitor, "Dealing with doubts over Iran's intent," 24 August 2006

USA Today, "U.N. could be next stop in impasse over Iranian nuclear program," 24 August 2006

Michael Theodoulou, "Israel buys nuclear subs," The Scotsman, 24 August 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Merkel unimpressed by Iranian nuclear response," 24 August 2006

People's Daily Online (China), "Russia says still seeking political solution to Iran's nuclear issue," 24 August 2006

2006--25 August

Ian Traynor, "Iran nuclear response leak reveals demands," The Guardian (UK), August 25, 2006

Kimia Sanati, "Iran: Still room for hot air," Asia Times, 25 August 2006

Scott D. Sagan, "How to Keep the Bomb From Iran," Foreign Affairs, September/October 2006

Rupert Cornwell, "American fears over Iranian 'threat'," The Independent (UK), 25 August 2006

Catherine Philp, "Intelligence on Iran is letting US down, says Republican," The Times Online (UK), 25 August 2006

Dr. Raj Baldev, "Will Bush air strike or allow Iran to become Nuclear? - Analysis," International Relporter (India), 25 August 2006

Hana Levi Julian, "Iran’s Nuclear Threat Continues to Grow," Arutz Sheva (Israel), 25 August 2006

Amir Taheri, "Why Would the Bald Man Fight for a Comb?" Asharq Alawsat (UK), 25 August 2006

John Prados, "'Fixing' Iran Intelligence," TomPaine.com, August 25, 2006

Pravda (Russia), "USA may stand up against every country developing nuclear technologies," 25 August 2006

2006--26 August

Deborah Cameron, "Company linked to nuclear weapons," Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), 26 August 2006

Maggie Farley, "U.S. May Curb Iran: If the U.N. Security Council won't penalize Tehran for its nuclear program, the White House may forge an alliance to do so," LATimes, 26 August 2006

2006--27 August

Ezra HaLevi, "Iran Opens Nuclear Facility," Arutz Sheva (Israel), 27 August 2006

Brian Knowlton and Michael Slackman, "After starting reactor, Iran fires Gulf missile," International Herald Tribune, 27 August 2006

2006--28 August

People's Daily Online (China), "Iran denies reports of seeking to enrich uranium to 20 percent," 28 August 2006

Jeffrey Bartholet, "Worrisome Signs:A former CIA official fears that political pressures for damning intelligence on Iran have echoes of the pre-war buildup on Iraq." Newsweek, 28 August 2006

David J. Lynch, "Nuclear program a source of pride for Iranians," USA Today, 28 August 2006

Arnaud De Dorchgrave, "Analysis: Gathering nuclear storm," United Press International, 28 August 2006

Ambassador Gregory Schulte, the U.S. permanent representative to the IAEA and the U.N. Mission in Vienna, Austria, "U.S. Envoy Discusses P5+1 Incentive Package with Iranians," Participates in a Persian webchat, blog, August 28, 2006

2006--29 August

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iran dismisses threat of new US sanctions," 29 August 2006

Micah Zenko, "Share the Evidence On Iran," Washington Post, August 29, 2006

The Korea Times, "Iran’s Nuclear Ambition," 29 August 2006

2006--30 August

Paul Kelly, "A strategic and moral dilemma haunts the West: Iran's defiance over nuclear weapons is alarming the international community," The Australian, 30 August 2006

The Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iranian Statements on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Arak Heavy Water Plant," Special Dispatch Series - No. 1271, 30 August 2006

Conn Hallinan, "The Persistence of Illusion," Foreign Policy in Focus, August 30, 2006

Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, "British Troops Mobilizing on the Iranian Border," Centre for Research on Globalization (Canada), August 30, 2006

James Phillips, "Penalize Iran for Defying the U.N. Security Council's Nuclear Deadline," The Heritage Foundation, WebMemo #1203, August 30, 2006

2006--31 August

Michael Rozeff, "Bombing Will Not Settle the Iranian Nuclear Issue," ZNet, 31 August 2006

Keith Putnam-Delaney and Paul Ingram, "Resolving the Nuclear Dispute with Iran by Negotiation," British American Security Information Council, 31 August 2006

2006--1 September

Avner Cohen, "Iran has been strengthened," Haaretz (Israel), 1 September 2006

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Cooler heads have to assert themselves to contain Iranian nuclear standoff," 1 September 2006

The Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Awards Medals to Iranian Nuclear Scientists," Special Dispatch Series - No. 1278, 1 September 2006

Michael Rubin, "Can Iran Be Trusted?" AEI Middle Eastern Outlook, September 1, 2006

David C. Hendrickson and Robert W. Tucker, "A Test of Power," The National Interest, 01 September 2006

2006--3 September

Kurdish Media (UK), "Fighting for new hegemonic power in the Middle East: Turkey and Iran," 3 September 2006

2006--4 September

Tim Hames, "What a shambles over Iran," The Times Online (UK), 4 September 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 33, 4 September 2006

Ido Kanter, "Changing nuclear equation: Should nuclear arms be used in response to powerful conventional attacks?" YNet News (Israel), 4 September 2006

Zaman Online (Turkey), "OIC Calls for Restraint on Iran's Nuclear Issue," 4 September 2006

2006--5 September

Washington Post, "President Bush Delivers Remarks on the War on Terror," 5 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Senior U.S. envoy says time has come for Security Council sanctions against Iran," 5 September 2006

2006--6 September

Robert Joseph, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, "Update on Iran Nuclear Issue," Foreign Press Center Briefing, Washington, DC, September 6, 2006

Kuwait News Agency, "GCC Secretary General calls for joint Arab nuclear initiative," 6 September 2006

2006--7 September

Nathan Guttman, "US Affairs: Defusing the bomb," The Jerusalem Post, 7 September 2006

Gareth Porter, "Shooting the messengers," Asia Times, 7 September 2006

Danielle Pletka, "End Tehran's Free Ride," American Entreprise Institute, 7 September 2006

2006--8 September

International Herald Tribune, "Former Iranian president urges U.S. Muslims to fight 'Islamophobia' in their country," 8 September 2006

James Phillips, "Diverting Iran From the Nuclear Path," Fox News, September 08, 2006

Simon Tisdall, "This is more about national pride than nuclear weapons: President Ahmedinejad's main political resource is not Khomeini's legacy but Iranians' reaction to 200 years of subjugation." The Guardian (UK), September 8, 2006

The Khaleej Times (UAE), "US seeks quick Iran sanctions resolution," 8 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "EU-Iranian talks on Tehran's nuclear defiance to be held in Vienna," 8 September 2006

George Jahn, "U.S. Expects Iran Sanctions Within Weeks," Washington Post, September 8, 2006

Simon Tisdall, "Bush and Bin Laden locked in an embrace," The Guardian (UK), September 8, 2006

David Gollust, "US Blacklists Leading Iranian Bank," Voice of America News, 08 September 2006

BBC News Online, "US blacklists major Iranian bank," 8 September 2006

Michael Slackman, "Behind Ahmadinejad, a powerful cleric," International Herald Tribune, 8 September 2006

2006--9 September

The Washington Post, "Bush personally signed off on Khatami visit: WSJ," 9 September 2006

Aljazeera, "Bush seeking Iranian lessons," 9 September 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran nuclear talks 'constructive'," 9 September 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Larijani, Solana: Talks 'constructive'," 9 September 2006

George Jahn, "Iran Nuke Negotiators Report Progress," Washington Post, September 9, 2006

George Jahn, "U.S. confident of sanctions on Tehran," Washington Times, September 9, 2006

Glenn Kessler, "U.S. Moves to Isolate Iranian Banks: Treasury Cuts Off Bank Saderat as Part of Plan to Stymie Terrorist Financing," Washington Post, September 9, 2006

Newt Gingrich, "Attacking Iran is not a long-term solution," The Guardian (UK), 9 September 2006

Nicole Stracke, "Iran on the frontline," Khaleej Times (UAE), 9 September 2006

2006--10 September

Globe and Mail (Canada), "Iranian stance on uranium enrichment weakens: diplomats," 10 September 2006

Dr. Ashton B. Carter and Dr. William J. Perry, "Plan B for Iran: What if Nuclear Diplomacy Fails?" Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, 10 September 2006

2006--11 September

Asharq Alawsat (UK), "Bahraini Minister: GCC Has Unified Strategy for Dealing with Nuclear Crisis," 11 September 2006

Bahrain News Agency, "Conference on nuclear proliferation resumed," 11 September 2006

2006--12 September

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Russia nuclear chief cautious over IAEA uranium reserve proposal," 12 September 2006

Newt Gingrich, "Lessons from the First Five Years of War: Where Do We Go from Here?" American Enterprise Institute, 12 September 2006

Charles D. Ferguson and William C. Potter, "Lining up to enrich uranium," International Herald Tribune, September 12, 2006

Mainichi Daily News (Japan), "G-7 to address Iran nuclear issue: MOF Tanigaki," 12 September 2006

Israel Today, "US will act to prevent Iranian nuclear nightmare," 12 September 2006

Letter from Vilmos Cserveny, Director, Office of External Relations and Policy Coordination, International Atomic Energy Agency, correcting errors in the Staff Report of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy, date 23 August 2006, entitled “Recognizing Iran as a Strategic Threat: An Intelligence Challenge for the United States”, 12 September 2006

2006--13 September

BBC News Online, "UN 'encouraged' by Iranian talks," 13 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Top-level EU-Iranian meeting downgraded," 13 September 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran seeks relief from US threats at Cuba summit," 13 September 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Talks on Iran nuclear issue still possible - Russian envoy," 13 September 2006

Peter Heinlein, "Annan: Most Middle East Leaders See Iraq as 'Disaster'," Voice of America News, 13 September 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Putin speaks of possible sanctions in Iran nuclear crisis," 13 September 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 34, 13 September 2006

2006--14 September

International Herald Tribune, "U.S. report on Iran called 'dishonest'," 14 September 2006

Deutsche Welle, "Iran: EU Nuke Talks 'Step in the Right Direction'," 14 September 2006

George Jahn, "Iran and European Union Postpone Talks," Washington Post, September 14, 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti "Russia could join economic sanctions against Tehran - MP," 14 September 2006

BBC News Online, "US Iran report branded dishonest," 14 September 2006

BBC News Online, "Iraq war 'disaster for Mid-East'," 14 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "World parliaments group offers to broker U.S.-Iranian nuclear talks," 14 September 2006

Rasha Saad, "Next level up," Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), 14 September 2006

Ilan Berman, "The Impact of The Sino-Iranian Strategic Partnership," Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission, Hearing on "China's Proliferation to North Korea and Iran, and Its Role in Addressing the Nuclear and Missile Situations in Both Nations," September 14, 2006

LATimes, "Iranian President Willing to Negotiate: Ahmadinejad says he's open to 'new conditions' concerning his nation's nuclear program," September 14, 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iranian president says UN sanctions unlikely," 14 September 2006

2006--15 September

Caren Bohan and Mark John, "Bush worried Iran stalling on nuclear," The Scotsman, 15 September 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Solana reports progress in Iran talks," 15 September 2006

Atul Aneja, "U.S. playing negative role, says Tehran," The Hindu, 15 September 2006

Aljazeera, "IAEA: US report on Iran 'outrageous'," 15 September 2006

LATimes, "U.S. Report on Iran Is 'Dishonest,' Letter Says," 15 September 2006

Dan Glaister, "IAEA says Congress report on Iran's nuclear capacity is erroneous and misleading," The Guardian (UK), September 15, 2006

Nicole Stracke, "The US is moving Iran to the terrorism front row," The Daily Star (Lebanon), 15 September 2006

Patrick Seale, "Bush pressured to bomb Iran," Gulf News (Bahrain), 15 September 2006

Marwan Al Kabalan, "Declining oil prices can encourage an attack," Gulf News (Bahrain), 15 September 2006

Peter Bradford and Kurt Gottfried, "Nuclear Deficits," Tom Paine.com, September 15, 2006

Justin Raimondo, "The Hoekstra-Harman Hoax: How the War Party plans to lie us into war – again," Antiwar.com, 15 September 2006

Patrick Moser, "Iran gets NAM support: Ahmadinejad in Havana as NAM backs Iran in nuclear energy row with US," Middle East Online, 15 September 2006

Michael Duffy, "What War With Iran Would Look Like," Time Magazine, Posted 15 September 2006

2006--16 September

Pritam S Rana, "Nuclear Iran could invite disaster," Kanitpur (Nepal), 16 September 2006

New Zealand Herald, "US report 'dishonest' on Iran's nuclear progress," 16 September 2006

Peter S. Goodman, "Paulson Urges Financial Isolation of Iran," Washington Post, September 16, 2006

Carol Giacomo, "Major powers mull meeting to break logjam with Iran," Washington Post, September 16, 2006

The American Thinker, "Iran and Israel," September 16, 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "President urges Islamic states leaders to introduce real Islam," 16 September 2006

Anthony Boadle, "U.S. and U.N. bashed at Cuba summit," The Scotsman, 16 September 2006

2006--17 September

Reuters, "China asserts Iran's right to civilian nuclear use," 17 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Nonaligned nations criticize Israel," 17 September 2006

Stephen Gibbs, "Cuba summit sends strong message," BBC News Online, 17 September 2006

Juan Santos, "There is No War On Terror: Oil, the New Reich and the Coming War on Iran," Dissident Voice, 17 September 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Putin stresses cooperation with West on Iran nuclear program," 17 September 2006

Prof. Yossi Yona, "Before we bomb Iran: Israel should consider other options aside from hitting nuke sites," YNet News (Israel), 17 September 2006

Michael Duffy, "What Would War Look Like?" Time Magazine, 17 September 2006

2006--18 September

Brian Murphy,"Ahmadinejad's growing confidence," Bangkok Post, 18 September 2006

Musa Keilani, "How Soon, Rather Than If," Jordan Times, 18 September 2006

Tehran Times, "118 countries back Iran’s nuclear program," 18 September 2006

Larry Elliott, "US warns banks against Iranian nuclear firms," The Guardian (UK), September 18, 2006

BBC News Online, "Chirac urges no sanctions on Iran," 18 September 2006

Elaine Ganley, "French Leader Proposes Iran Compromise," Washington Post, 18 September 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Russia: Iranian nuclear plant to launch in 2007," 18 September 2006

Ivan Eland, "What to Do about Iranian Nukes," The Independent Institute, September 18, 2006

Charles A. Kupchan and Ray Takeyh, "New sectarian threats rip Middle East," Council on Foreign Relations, September 18, 2006

2006--19 September

Francis Harris, "Iranian leader in US for nuclear showdown," The Age (Australia), September 19, 2006

Anne Gearan, "U.S. Tries to Save Its Iran Plan," Forbes, 19 September 2006

Fox News, "Chirac Opposes Deadline Over Iran's Nuclear Program," 19 September 2006

James Bone, "Bush gives ground on nuclear talks with Iran," Times Online (UK), September 19, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Chirac urges dialogue with Iran on nuclear program," 19 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "For Iran, defiance so far has had little cost," 19 September 2006

Washington Post, "Rice says U.S. will pursue sanctions against Iran," September 19, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Ahmadinejad: UNSC pawn of US and UK," 19 September 2006

Christine Hauser, "Bush takes moderate stance on Iran at UN," International Herald Tribune, September 19, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Egyptian president's son proposes developing nuclear energy," 19 September 2006

Ryan Nadel, "Expert: Tactical nukes needed to blast Iranian defenses," The Jerusalem Post, 19 September 2006

Ben Evans, "Group Pledges $50M for Nuclear Fuel," Washington Post, September 19, 2006

Steve Holland, "Bush accuses Iran of backing terror, nuclear arms," Washington Post, September 19, 2006

President Bush Addresses United Nations General Assembly, United Nations, New York, New York, 19 September 2006

Address by His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Before the 61st Session of the General assembly, New York, 19 September 2006

R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "Responding to Iran's Nuclear Ambitions: Next Steps," Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, DC, September 19, 2006

Ashton Carter. "Plan B for Iran: What If Nuclear Diplomacy Fails?" Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (September 19, 2006).

Martin Indyk, "Responding to Iran's Nuclear Ambitions: Next Steps." Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (September 19, 2006)

2006--20 September

Washington Post, "U.S. says Iran abusing global financial system," September 20, 2006

Voice of America News, "Ayatollah Khamenei: Strong Military Needed to Deter Iran's Enemies," 20 September 2006

James Bone, "Enemies make excuses to keep their distance, but barbs still fly," The Times (UK), September 20, 2006

Jim Rutenburg and Helene Cooper, "Bush and Ahmadinejad trade accusations at UN," International Herald Tribune, 20 September 2006

Simon Tisdall, "Ahmadinejad has a point," The Guardian (UK), 20 September 2006

Paul Richter, "Iran's Leader Says U.N. Controlled by U.S., Israel," LATimes, September 20, 2006

Arzu Celalifer, "The Dispute among IAEA and US on Iran’s Nuclear Program," The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 20 September 2006

Islam Online (Qatar), "Bush UN Speech Falls on Deaf Ears: Experts, 20 September 2006

Stephen Zunes, "Bush at the UN: Annotated," Foreign Policy In Focus, September 20, 2006

Robert McMahon, "United States, Iran Trade Barbs at UN," Council on Foreign Relations, September 20, 2006

Bernard Gwertzman, "Ahmadinejad Spars With CFR Members," Council on Foreign Relations, September 20, 2006

National Review Online Symposium, "W@Turtle Bay: Assessing the president’s U.N. speech," 20 September 2006

Sanam Vakil, "Iran: Balancing East Against West," The Washington Quarterly, 29:4, (Autumn 2006), pp. 51-65.

International Herald Tribune, "Venezuela's Chavez calls President Bush "the devil"," September 20, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iranian president insists his nuclear program is peaceful; says he is 'at a loss' about what more he can do to provide guarantees," 20 September 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran president berates US and UK," 20 September 2006

Michael Rubin, "The U.S. vs. Iran: One side is playing for real, the other only for time," Wall Street Journal, September 20, 2006

2006--21 September

Howard LaFranchi, "Why Bush is taking a more diplomatic approach on Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 21 September 2006

Haider Rizvi, "Ahmadinejad takes center stage," Asia Times, 21 September 2006

Ian Williams, "Bush evades the issues," Asia Times, 21 September 2006

Tactical Report, "Iran and the IAEA nuclear fuel bank proposal, 21 September 2006

The Guardian (UK), "Iran says nuclear programme is peaceful," 21 September 2006

Scheherezade Faramarzi, "Ahmadinejad: Iran Doesn't Need the Bomb," Washington Post, September 21, 2006

Martin Woollacott, "Iran has called the west's bluff on the nuclear standoff," The Guardian (UK), September 21, 2006

Charles Krauthammer, "Iran: An honest look at the military option," The Jerusalem Post, 21 September 2006

Dr. Edward W. Miller, "Nuclear Jazz at The United Nations," Centre for Research on Globalization (Canada), September 21, 2006

Glenn Kessler, "Early October New Deadline for Iran: Suspension of Nuclear Program Still Precondition for Talks With U.S.," Washington Post, September 21, 2006

BBC News Online, "World poll favours Iran diplomacy," 21 September 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Ahmadinejad: We do not need the bomb," 21 September 2006

Dave Lindorff, "War Signals?" The Nation, 21 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Putin tries to ease French fears over future of Total oil contract in Russia's Arctic," 21 September 2006

2006--22 September

James Bone, "Iranian leader calls for a referendum on Israel," The Times (UK), September 22, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "China preaches patience in resolving North Korean, Iranian nuclear standoffs," 22 September 2006

Glenn Kessler, "With N. Korea Talks Stalled, U.S. Tries New Approach," Washington Post, September 22, 2006

Nicholas Kralev, "Russia, China stay away from N. Korea session," The Washington Times, September 22, 2006

Lisa Bryant, "French, German, Russian Leaders to Discuss Iran Nuclear Issues," Voice of America News, 22 September 2006

James Mackenzie, "Putin visits Paris as Russia flexes muscle," Washington Post, September 22, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Arab nations fail to get vote on resolution on Israel's nuclear capabilities," 22 September 2006

2006--23 September

BBC News Online, "Russia and France in $10bn deals," 23 September 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Gazprom may redirect natural gas resources to Europe-Putin," 23 September 2006

YNet News (Israel), "Egypt criticizes West on Israeli nuclear arsenal," 23 September 2006

Aljazeera, "'No action' on Israel nuclear activities," 23 September 2006

The American Thinker, "Iraq's Role in Terrorism," September 23, 2006

2006--24 September

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Nations seek Israel's accountability for posing nuclear threat to region," 24 September 2006

Kuwait News Agency, "Arabs disappointed at outcome of IAEA conference," 24 September 2006

Bryan Bender, "Israelis strategize amid Iran threat," Boston Globe, 24 September 2006

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "Editorial: Nukes: Israel’s and Iran’s," 24 September 2006

2006-25 September

Ze'ev Schiff, "Washington is signaling Tehran," Haaretz (Israel), 25 September 2006

David Frum, "Containment?" American Enterprise Institute, September 25, 2006

Golnaz Esfandiari,"Iran: Israel Views Threats With Increasing Seriousness," Payvand, 25 September 2006

Rachelle Kliger,"Nuclear Iran Sparks Safety Fears Among Arab Neighbors," The Media Line, 25 September 2006

Voice of America News, "Russian, Iranian Officials Discuss Bushehr Nuclear Plant," 25 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Top Iranian nuclear official meets with Russian atomic chief in Moscow," 25 September 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran: Bushehr to be finished in 6 months," 25 September 2006

Mosnews (Russia), "Russia Selling Iran Missiles to Protect Bushehr Nuclear Reactor — Source," 25 September 2006

Richard Beeston and Suna Erdem, "Nations raise stakes in arms race by revealing nuclear ambitions," The Times (UK), September 25, 2006

Dan Williams, "Israel seen lifting nuclear veil in Iran stand-off," Centre for Research on Globalization, September 25, 2006

Washington Post, "Rice says she would not back gas embargo on Iran," September 25, 2006

Secretary Condoleezza Rice, Interview With the New York Times Editorial Board, New York City, September 25, 2006

Secretary Condoleezza Rice, Interview With the New York Post Editorial Board, New York City, September 25, 2006

2006--26 September

Dan Williams, "Israel seen lifting nuclear veil in Iran stand-off," Mail & Guardian (South Africa), 26 September 2006

Aljazeera, "What has become of the Middle East?" 26 September 2006

Carol Giacomo, "EU, Iran reported close to deal for nuclear talks," Washington Post, September 26, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran close to deal on enrichment," 26 September 2006

Ji Hye Shin and John J. Tkacik, Jr., "China and the Middle East: A New Patron of Regional Instability," The Heritage Foundation, Backgrounder #1974, September 26, 2006

Dave Lindorff, "Bush and Iran," AlArab Online (UK), 26 September 2006

Iran Focus, "Text of Rice’s interview with Wall Street Journal on Iran," 26 September 2006

Secretary Condoleezza Rice, Interview With Sean Hannity of The Sean Hannity Show, Washington, DC, September 26, 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 35, 26 September 2006

2006--27 September

Nawaf Obaid, "Regional Ramifications of the Lebanon Ceasefire: A Saudi View," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 27 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Rice backs European nuclear talks with Iran but says they cannot go on much longer," 27 September 2006

BBC News Online, "EU and Iran go into nuclear talks," 27 September 2006

The Washington Times, "A dubious deal," September 27, 2006

LATimes, "Moscow, Tehran Sign Pact to Fuel Power Plant," 27 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Solana: Iran-EU nuclear talks progress, two sides will 'keep in touch'," 27 September 2006

Bernd Debusmann, "Iran seen borrowing nuclear strategy from Israel," Washington Post, September 27, 2006

2006--28 September

Amira Howeidy, "Time for the N word," Al Ahram Weekly Online (Egypt), 28 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iran's president rejects demands to rollback on nuclear program," 28 September 2006

CTV (Canada), "Blix doubtful western threats will sway Iran," 28 September 2006

International Herald Tribune, "House approves legislation to sanction Iran over weapons programs," 28 September 2006

Stephen Handelman, "World's nuclear haves and have-nots beginning to play 'let's break a deal'," The Globe and Mail (Canada), 28 September 2006

Ardeshir Ommani, "'A Bodyguard of Lies': U.S. Pretexts For War Against Iran," Payvand, 28 September 2006

Jean-Francois Seznec, "Doubtful of the US, Saudi Arabia Begins Looking East," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 28 September 2006

2006--29 September

ISN (Switzerland), "Egypt goes nuclear amid regional tensions," 29 September 2006

Nasrin Alavi, "A movable nuclear feast," The Guardian (UK), 29 September 2006

2006--30 September

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran: The perils of nuclear populism," Asia Times, 30 September 2006

Washington Post, "President Signs Iran Sanctions Bill," 30 September 2006

US, President Bush, "President Applauds Congress for Passage of Iran Freedom Support Act," Washington, DC, 30 September 2006

HR 6198: Iran Freedom Support Act, House bill passed by Senate on 30 September 2006

2006--1 October

Matthew B. Stannard, "How an Attack Would Unfold: A Military Assault on Nuclear Plants in Iran Remains an Option for U.S.," San Francisco Chronicle, 01 October 2006

2006--2 October

Ken Coates, "War on Iran? Peace Movements must act now!" Centre for Research on Globalization, 2 October 2006

People's Daily Online, "Iran lashes out at new U.S. sanctions bill," 2 October 2006

Gordon Corera, "The nuclear shopping-mall: AQ Khan and Iran," Open Democracy (UK), 2 October 2006

Al Bawaba (Jordan), "Bush, Putin ”agree” on Iran nuclear issue," 2 October 2006

Stephen Gowans, "The Iranian Nuclear Crisis: Sorting Fact from Fiction," Anti-Imperialist League, 2 October 2006

2006--3 October

Arnaud de Borchgrave, "If and when Bush 'Iraqs' Iran," Washington Times, October 3, 2006

Claude Salhani, "Politics & Policies: Beware false prophets," United Press International, 3 October 2006

Yossi Melman, "Khomeini letter written in 1988 describes Iran's nuclear plans," Haaretz (Israel), 3 October 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 36, 3 October 2006

Salah Awwad, "Arab League Secretary General Amr Musa talks to Asharq Al-Awsat," Asharq Al-Awsat (UK), 3 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iranian nuclear official proposes that France enrich Iran's uranium," 3 October 2006

William H. McMichael, "Ike group leaves Norfolk, mission to be determined," Navy Times (US), 3 October 2006

Wisconsin Project’s IranWatch, Interview with Dr. Skip Fischer, a professional staff member on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, "Financial sanctions and Iran," 3 October 2006

2006--4 October

Frida Berrigan, "War or Rumors of War?" Foreign Policy In Focus, October 4, 2006

Nazila Fathi, "Letter cites Iran's need to possess atom arms," International Herald Tribune, October 4, 2006

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran: Khomeini's 'killer poison' returns," Asia Times, 4 October 2006

Jeffrey Steinberg, "Is Desperate Cheney Scheming Nuclear Sneak Attack on Iran?" Executive Intelligence Review, 6 October 2006 Issue, Posted 4 October 2006

Amir Taheri, "The open secret of Rafsanjani's missives," Gulf News (UAE), 4 October 2006

David Gollust, "Rice: It's Time for Sanctions Against Iran," Voice of America News, 4 October 2006

Dan Murphy, "Can Rice rally Mideast against Iran?" Christian Science Monitor, 4 October 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Condoleezza Rice's swing," 4 October 2006

Aljazeera, "Another failed Rice mission?" 4 October 2006

Washington Post, "Iran seeks to allay atomic fears through tourism," October 4, 2006

Ellen Knickmeyer, "British Find No Evidence Of Arms Traffic From Iran," Washington Post, 04 October 2006

2006--5 October

United Press International, "Iran censors old ayatollah letter," 5 October 2006

Nazila Fathi, "Iran letter stokes nuclear doubts," International Herald Tribune, October 5, 2006

Thomas Gale Moore, "October Surprise?" Antiwar.com, 5 October 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "Iran’s president says his country won’t be frightened by sanction threats," 5 October 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Ahmadinejad: Iran not scared by sanction threats," 5 October 2006

Deborah Haynes, "World powers gather in London for talks on Iran," Washington Post, 5 October 2006

John Williams, "Taking the path of the righteous," Guardian (UK), 5 October 2006

Stephen M. Walt, "Misreading the tea leaves: US missteps on foreign policy," Boston Globe, October 5, 2006

Richard Weitz, "The Safety in Loaning Nuclear Fuel," Washington Post, October 5, 2006

2006--6 October

Khaleej Times (UAE), "World powers meet on Iran, Russia opposes ultimatum," 6 October 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "U.S. sanctions obstruct Iran-6 work - Russian FM-1," 6 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Britain's Beckett says diplomats will discuss sanctions on Iran, no major decisions expected," 6 October 2006

Robin Wright, "Decision Delayed on Sanctions Against Iran Over Nuclear Issue," Washington Post, October 6, 2006

Deborah Haynes, "World powers gather in London for talks on Iran," Washington Post, October 6, 2006

Tony Karon, "North Korea and Iran Crises May Force the U.S. to Choose," Time, 6 October 2006

Paul Kerr, "News Analysis: IAEA Limits Leave Iran Intel Gaps," Arms Control Today, October 2006

Elias Harfouch, "Limited Options with Iran," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 6 October 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Iran Grapples with Nuclear Issue," 6 October 2006

Philip Shenon, "U.S. cites deal to punish Iran," International Herald Tribune, October 6, 2006

R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, "On-the-Record Briefing on Iran ," London, United Kingdom, October 6, 2006

2006--7 October

Margaret Besheer, "US Official Says Talks on Iran Sanctions to Begin Next Week," Voice of America News, 7 October 2006

Khaleej Times Online (UAE), "Threat of sanctions against Iran back on front burner," 7 October 2006

BBC News Online, "Mid-East tops Blair-Rice agenda," 7 October 2006

Fareed Zakaria, "Time to talk to Teheran" Khaleej Times (UAE), 7 October 2006

Talal Nizaneddin, "The Iranian nuclear stand-off casts an ominous shadow over Beirut," The Daily Star (Lebanon), 7 October 2006

2006--8 October

Deutsche Welle (Germany), "World Powers Consider Economic Sanctions Against Iran," 8 October 2006

Zee News (India), "EU asks India to sign NPT to make things 'easier'," 8 October 2006

Kommersant (Russia), "A Choice of Targets," 8 October 2006

LATimes, "Rice's Baffling Mideast Trip: Dodging bullets while hyping progress is not a convincing performance by the secretary of state," October 8, 2006

Robin Wright, "Rice's Tour of Mideast Yields Little Progress on Key Issues," Washington Post, October 8, 2006

Gerald Steinberg, "Demise of the non-proliferation treaty?" The Jerusalem Post, 8 October 2006

2006--9 October

Atul Aneja, "Pressure mounts on Iran," The Hindu, 9 October 2006

Ron Ben-Yishai, "Wake up call for us too," Ynet News (Israel), 9 October 2006

Sonja Pace, "Israel Says North Korean Nuclear Test Will Embolden Iran," Voice of America News, 9 October 2006

Louis Charbonneau, "Western powers dismiss Iran-N.Korea comparisons," Reuters, 9 October 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "'N. Korea nuke test should worry Israel'," 9 October 2006

Al Bawaba (Jordan), "Iran reacts to NK atomic test, saying it wants world 'free of nuclear weapons'," 9 October 2006

DEBKAfile (Israel), "Will Israel Wake up One Morning to a Nuclear-Armed Iran?" 9 October 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 37, 9 October 2006

Israel Insider (Israel), "North Korean nuke test triggers alarm and raises specter of Iranian threat," 9 October 2006

Bill Samii, "Iran: Washington, Brussels Could Be Running Out Of Patience," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 9 October 2006

2006--10 October

Fars News Agency (Iran), "IAEA Inspectors Due in Iran," 10 October 2006

Jihad el-Khazen, "Ayoon Wa Azan (Just A Psychological Warfare)," Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 10 October 2006

Yaakov Katz and Shani Rosenfelder, "N. Korean nuke test a 'wake-up call'," The Jerusalem Post, 10 October 2006

Patrick Seale, "The Rebellion Against American Policy," Middle East Online, 10 October 2006

Richard Beeston, "Test raises the spectre of a new arms race," The Times (UK), October 10, 2006

Christian Science Monitor, "Rebottling North Korea's nuclear genie," 10 October 2006

Aron Heller, "N. Korea's reported test concerns Israel," Seattle Post Intelligencer, 10 October 2006

2006--11 October

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iranian Human Rights Activist and Nobel Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi: ‘We Want an Interpretation [of Islam] That Respects Women's Rights...; An Extremist Group Which Comes into Power and Violates Human Rights and Freedoms Loses Its Legitimacy’," Special Dispatch Series - No. 1317, 11 October 2006

Gerald M. Steinberg, "North Korea and Iran: Will Any Lessons Be Learned?" Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Vol. 6, No. 12, 11 October 2006

Middle East Online (UK), "The US-Iranian Scorecard," 11 October 2006

Larry Kelley, "Iranian Dissidents Make Pleas to Bush," Human Events Online, October 11, 2006

2006--12 October

2006--13 October

Oliver North, "Insanity," The Conservative Voice, October 13, 2006

2006--14 October

Steve Schippert, "No Enforcement In Approved North Korea Sanctions," ThreatsWatch.com, 14 October 2006

William J. Broad and David E. Sanger, "Officials fear a second nuclear age with spread of technology accelerates," International Herald Tribune, October 14, 2006

Olivia Ward, "Sanctions seem a hollow threat," Toronto Star, October 14, 2006

Aljazeera, "Would Israel strike Iran or wait for the U.S.?" 14 October 2006

2006--15 October

Jonathan Cook, "Israel's Plan For A Military Strike On Iran," Znet, October 15, 2006

Kuwait News Agency, "Iran won''t be discouraged by Western threats on nuclear program," 15 October 2006

Fox News, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on 'Fox News Sunday'," October 15, 2006

Israel Today, "Israel satisfied with North Korea sanctions," 15 October 2006

Foster Klug, "U.S. Uses Korea Sanctions to Warn Iran," Washington Post, October 15, 2006

William J. Broad and David E. Sanger, "A 'race' to head off nuclear disaster," International Herald Tribune, October 15, 2006

2006--16 October

William Pfaff, "An irresistible invitation," International Herald Tribune, October 16, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iranian nuclear threat to top agenda of Olmert's visit to Russia," October 16, 2006

Herb Keinon, "Olmert calls Iran 'existential threat'," The Jerusalem Post, 16 October 2006

2006--17 October

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 38, 17 October 2006

James Gordon Prather, "What Kind of Little Nuke Are You?" The National Interest Online, 17 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "EU urges North Korea, Iran to abandon nuclear weapons, return to talks," October 17, 2006

2006--18 October

Arutz Sheva (Israel), "Olmert Appeals to Russia on Iranian Nuclear Program," 18 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Israeli premier says Iran must be made to fear consequences if it develops nuclear weapon," 18 October 2006

2006-19 October

Islamic Republic Bews Agency, "President defends transparency of Iranian nuclear program," 19 October 2006

Arutz Sheva (Israel), "Iran, Gaza, Lebanon and North Korea," 19 October 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Whither Putin?" 19 October 2006

2006--20 October

CBS News, "Iran President: Israel Will Soon Disappear," 20 October 2006

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Tehran warns against threats, pressure on nuclear issue," 20 October 2006

Council on Foreign Relations, "Sazegara: Strong Talk and Sanctions May Resolve Stalemate with Iran," Interviewee: Mohsen Sazegara, Interviewer: Lionel Beehner, 20 October 2006

2006--22 October

Thom Shanker, "News Analysis: Rice softens tone of U.S. diplomacy," International Herald Tribune, October 22, 2006

The Age (Australia), "Iran offers talks about its nuke program," October 22, 2006

2006--23 October

Christopher Hughes, "China's interests go well beyond the nuclear issue," The Guardian (UK), October 23, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iranians expanding enrichment, diplomats say," October 23, 2006

Times of India, "Iran: West's carrot & stick method failed," 23 October 2006

George Jahn, "Diplomats: Iran Expanding Enrichment," Washington Post, October 23, 2006

Herb Keinon, "Olmert calls for boycott of Ahmadinejad," The Jerusalem Post, 23 October 2006

Amy Teibel, "Olmert Appeals to World on Iran Threats," Washington Post, 23 October 2006

Yossi Melman, "Putin to Olmert: No military action against Iran," Haaretz (Israel), 23 October 2006

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Atomic weapons have no room in Iran's defensive strategy: envoy," 23 October 2006

Barry Schweid, "Head of IAEA Urges U.S.-N. Korea Talks," Washington Post, October 23, 2006

Kommersant (Russia), "Russia Approaches the WTO Via Iran," 23 October 2006

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 39, 23 October 2006

2006--24 October

Bruce Klingner, "North Korea is not done yet," Asia Times, 24 October 2006

Carol Giacomo and Arshad Mohammed, "Europeans move Iran resolution without U.S.," Washington Post, October 24, 2006

Dafna Linzer, "IAEA Head: Iran Close To Enriching Uranium," Washington Post, October 24, 2006

Al Bawaba (Jordan), "Israeli military preparing for Iran attack," 24 October 2006

George H. Wittman, "Israel, Iran, and the Bomb," The American Spectator, 24 October 2006

Breffni O'Rourke, "Energy: Iranian, Western Experts Spar Over Tehran's Nuclear Ambitions," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 24 October 2006

Jonathan Power, "It Is Time for the West to Nuclear Disarm," Arab News (Saudi Arabia), 24 October 2006

Marissa Payne, "Russia Holds the Cards, West Folding in Foreign Policy Game," World Politics Watch, 24 October 2006

Mosaddegh Katouzian, "Iran: U.S. Says Iran's Leadership Courting Isolation," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 24 October 2006

2006--25 October

Tony Karon, "Will Sanctions Work Against Iran?" Time, 25 October 2006

Voice of America News, "Iranian Media Report New Uranium Enrichment System," 25 October 2006

Evelyn Leopold, "Russian nuclear project snags Iran sanctions deal," Washington Post, October 25, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iran says it has new enrichment cascade," 25 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Merkel: 'No choice' but sanctions after Iran's failure to respond to demands," 25 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Russia says delays in Bushehr nuclear plant in Iran due to technical factors," October 25, 2006

Khaleej Times (UAE), "US sees Bushehr plant not a major hurdle on Iran," 25 October 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "US, allies urge UN ban on nuclear sales to Iran," 25 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "U.S. indicates it wants tougher sanctions on Iran than Europeans are proposing," 25 October 2006

Philip Bowring, "All they're looking for is a little respect," International Herald Tribune, 25 October 2006

The Japan Times, "Aso skeptical of North Korea's nuclear plans," 25 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "The wrong partner in Israel," October 25, 2006

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US sends the wrong messages to Iran," Asia Times, 25 October 2006

Kim Dae Jung, "President Bush: Talk to Kim Jong Il," International Herald Tribune, October 25, 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "China, US working closely on N. Korean issue," 25 October 2006

US, Department of State, Jane Morse, "'Unprecedented Cooperation'Growing in Northeast Asia, Rice Says: North Korea's provocations have strengthened Asian nations' resolve," 25 October 2006

Sami Amarah, "Interview with Russian FM Sergey Lavrov," Asharq Alawsat, 25 October 2006

Oscar Serrat, "Former Iran Leader Wanted in Argentina," Washington Post, October 25, 2006

2006--26 October

Peter Heinlein, "Iran Sanctions Resolution Faces Slow Going At UN," Voice of America News, 26 October 2006

BBC News Online, "US demands UN sanctions on Iran, 26 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Key Security Council nations at odds over U.N. resolution imposing sanctions on Iran," October 26, 2006

Andrew E. Kramer, "Russia opposes plan for sanctions on Iran," International Herald Tribune, October 26, 2006

Evelyn Leopold, "US, Russia differ with Europeans on Iran sanctions," Washington Post, 26 October 2006

Colum Lynch and Glenn Kessler, "US, European Allies at Odds on Terms of Iran Resolution," Washington Post, 26 October 2006

Anshel Pfeffer, "Analysis: The ideology of survival," The Jerusalem Post, 26 October 2006

The Guardian (UK), "Olmert's dangerous choice," October 26, 2006

Deborah Block, "Rice Pushes Diplomacy to Dismantle North Korean Nuclear Program," Voice of America News, 26 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Russia's reach; North Korea; South Korea-Japan relations; Iraq burns," 26 October 2006

Dr. Ariel Cohen, "The North European Gas Pipeline Threatens Europe’s Energy Security," Backgrounder #1980, The Heritage Foundation, October 26, 2006

BBC News Online, "Iran denies Argentina bomb charge," 26 October 2006

The Jerusalem Post, "Ex-Iran leader wanted for Jewish center bombing," 26 October 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Russian minister: launch of second centrifuge cascade in Iran no cause for concern," October 26, 2006

Arutz Sheva (Israel), "Iran Calls U.S. Gulf Exercise ´Provocative´," 26 October 2006

2006--27 October

Howard LaFranchi, "For now, modest sanctions eyed for Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 27 October 2006

M K Bhadrakumar, "Rice gets a taste of tough love," Asia TImes, 27 October 2006

Pham Diem Quynh, "Rigid diplomacy fails to sway North Korea," The Vietnam News, 27 October 2006

Carol Giacomo, "Twelve states to launch new anti-terror initiative," Reuters, 27 October 2006

Maggie Farley, "Security Council split on Iran sanctions draft," LATimes, October 27, 2006

Scott Stearns, "Bush Warns Iran About Nuclear Weapons Development," Voice of America News, 27 October 2006

Devika Bhat, "Defiant Iran 'takes another step in nuclear ambitions'," Times Online (UK), October 27, 2006

Steven Stanek, "Olmert Compares Iran With Nazi Germany," The Guardian (UK), October 27, 2006

Noah Feldman, "Nuclear holocaust: A risk too big even for martyrs?" International Herald Tribune, October 27, 2006

Blair Nathan, "Strike in Northeast Asia," Stanford Review, Volume XXXVII, Issue 5, October 27, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Persian Gulf exercise, Morocco meeting advance U.S.-initiated anti-proliferation project," October 27, 2006

International Herald Tribune, "Iran will notice Persian Gulf naval exercise next week, U.S. says," October 27, 2006

Barry Schweid, "Countries to Hold Naval Exercise in Gulf," Washington Post, October 27, 2006

2006--28 October

Amir Taheri, "Iran Playing a Clever Game," Arab News (Saudi Arabia) , 28 October 2006

Elaine Shannon, "U.S.-led Gulf War Game Aims a Message at Tehran," Time, 28 October 2006

Colum Lynch, "Iranian Nuclear Effort Defies U.N. Council Again," Washington Post, October 28, 2006

Washington Post, "Iran Stepping Up Uranium Enrichment," October 28, 2006

Etgar Lefkovits, "PM slams int'l inaction on Iran," The Jerusalem Post, Oct. 28, 2006

Iran Focus, "Transcript of speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at “World Without Zionism” conference in Tehran," 28 October 2006

2006--29 October

Fox News, "Iran: U.S.-Led Navy Exercise in Gulf 'Adventurist'," 29 October 2006

2006--30 October

RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, RFE/RL Iran Report, Vol. 9, No. 40, 30 October 2006

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi, "Don't antagonize a potentially nuclear Iran," Daily Star (Lebanon), 30 October 2006

Caroline Glick, "Our World: Israel's encirclement," The Jerusalem Post, 30 October 2006

2006--31 October

The Jerusalem Post, "Leading nuclear powers meet on terrorism," 31 October 2006

Anne Bayefsky, "Blind-sided by U.N.," Washington Times, October 31, 2006

Valerie Lincy, "Amidst disagreement at the UN, Iran expands enrichment effort," Iran Watch, Updated October 31, 2006


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Private Groups

Foundation for Democracy in Iran

National Council of Resistance of Iran

Iran Policy Committee: Empowering Iranians for Regime Change

American-Iranian Council

Regime Change Iran

Anti-Mullah: Dedicated to the removal of the Islamic Regime in Iran

General Resources

Presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Official Site

President Mahmood Ahmadinejad, Public Blog (Click on the Flag of Britain/US for English)

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting

Yahoo's News Coverage of Iran

PetroleumIran: The Portal of Persian Oil


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