Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
1 July 2009--31 August 2009


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


2009--1 July

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iranian Majlis Member Ghodratollah Alikhani in Majlis: The People's Trust in This Country's Regime and Leaders Has Been Fractured," No. 2427, July 1, 2009

Borzou Daragahi, Ramin Mostaghim, "Ahmadinejad critics proclaim government 'illegitimate'," Newsday, 1 July 2009

Ian Black, "Mir Hossein Mousavi calls Iranian government illegitimate," The Guardian, 1 July 2009

Roger Cohen, "Let the Usurpers Writhe," New York Times, 1 July 2009

Andrew Sullivan, "The Green Resistance Stands Tall," Atlantic Online, 1 July 2009

Parisa Hafezi, Fredrik Dahl, "Khatami denounces Iran election, arrests," Reuters, 1 July 2009

BBC News, "Iran 'frees more British staff'," 1 July 2009

James Blitz, Najmeh Bozorgmehr, "Iran accuses detained embassy staff," Financial Times, 1 July 2009

MK Bhadrakumar, "Obama faces a Persian rebuff," Asia Times Online, 1 July 2009

Barak Ravid, Hila Raz, Ora Coren and Noah Kosharek, "Iran recalls ambassador to Azerbaijan to protest Peres visit," Ha'aretz, 1 July 2009

Bret Baier, "Inside Story of Why President Obama Changed His Tune on Iran," FOXNews, 1 July 2009

Yaakov Katz, "Egypt wants S-400 to counter Iran," Jerusalem Post, 1 July 2009

Alan Cowell and Stephen Castle, "Europe Weighs Pulling Envoys From Tehran," New York Times, 1 July 2009

George Jahn, "Analysis: Hopes fading for Iran nuclear talks," San Jose Mercury News, 1 July 2009

BBC News, "Iran 'disqualifies' EU from talks," 1 July 2009

Vijay Prasgad, "Iran and Us," Counterpunch, 1 July 2009

AFP, "US puts sanctions on Iraq Shiite group, Iran adviser," 1 July 2009

Claudio Dantas Sequeira, "The secret agreement between Iran in Brazil: Foreign Ministry helps Ahmadinejad circumvent sanctions imposed by the United States and the U.N. Security Council," ISTOE, Iran Watch, July 1, 2009

2009--2 July

Richard Beeston, "Hardliners underestimated Mir Hossein Mousavi, the softly spoken rebel," Times Online, 2 July 2009

Tara Bahrampour, "Iran Unrest Shifts Power Dynamics," Washington Post, 2 July 2009

Robert Wielaard, "EU considers pulling ambassadors from Iran," The Associated Press, 2 July 2009

Aljazeera, "Iran to investigate defiant Mousavi," 2 July 2009

Mazyar Mokfi and Charles Recknagel, "Crisis Response Hints At Early Stages Of Iranian Power Struggle," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 2 July 2009

Nahid Siamdoust, "In Iran, Conspiracy Theories Flourish As Regime Tries to Regain Legitimacy," Time, 2 July 2009

Jonathan Weisman, "US and Russia Seek More Extensive Weapons Cuts," Wall Street Journal, 30 June 2009

John R. Bolton, "Time for an Israeli Strike?" Washington Post, 2 July 2009

James Blitz, "'Interference' rules EU out of nuclear talks, says Iran," Financial Times, 2 July 2009

Noah Barkin, Ralph Boulton, "Germany's Merkel wants strong G8 message to Iran," Reuters, 2 July 2009

Aijaz Zaka Syed, "Who wins if Iran loses?" Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), 2 July 2009

Xinhua, "Russia objects to sanctions against Iran over protest crackdown," 2 July 2009

Victor Davis Hanson, "Missing Our Moment in Iran," National Review Online, 2 July 2009

Wall Street Journal, "US Treasury Targets Group For Posing Threat To Iraq, Freezes Assets," July 2, 2009

Xinhua, "Iran police arrests over 1,000 during unrests: report," 2 July 2009

Mark Heinrich, David Cutler, "Who is new head of IAEA, Yukiya Amano?" Reuters, 2 July 2009

Damien McElroy, "Intrigue in Vienna: An opportunity lost," Telegraph, 2 July 2009

Andre de Nesnera, "Analysts Say Russia's Influence on Iran Very Limited," Voice of America News, 2 July 2009

James Hider, "Race to acquire nuclear power," Gulf Daily News, 2 July 2009

2009--3 July

David Charter, "British calls for diplomatic walkout from Iran are rejected by EU partners," Times Online, 3 July 2009

BBC News, "'Iran trial' for UK embassy staff," 3 July 2009

Jeffrey Fleishman and Borzou Daragahi, "Iran's Ahmadinejad faces diplomatic isolation," Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2009

Dan Murphy, "British Embassy row: Why Iran's hard-liners are inviting isolation," Christian Science Monitor, 3 July 2009

Sylvia Westall, "No sign Iran seeks nuclear arms: new IAEA head," Reuters, 3 July 2009

Bronwen Maddox, "Nuclear threat from Iran the big dilemma facing Israel and Netanyahu," Times Online, 3 July 2009

2009--4 July

Michael Slackman, Nazila Fathi, "Clerical Leaders Defy Ayatollah on Iran Election," New York Times, 4 July 2009

BBC News, "UK investigates Iran charge claim," 4 July 2009

AFP, "Israeli minister awaits US response to N.Korea," 4 July 2009

Ariel Jerozolimski, "'US appeasement toward Iran is worrying'," Jerusalem Post, 4 July 2009

Jim Muir, "Analysis: Iran crisis set to rage on," BBC News, 4 July 2009

2009--5 July

Dan Murphy, "Iran's seat of theocratic power," Christian Science Monitor, 5 July 2009

Indrani Bagchi, "Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano is new IAEA chief," Times of India, 5 July 2009

BBC News, "Iran clerics defy election ruling," 5 July 2009

David Sanger, "Despite Crisis, Policy on Iran Is Engagement," New York Times, 5 July 2009

Reuters, "EU presidency condemns Iran for executions," 5 July 2009

Brian Knowlton, "Biden Suggests U.S. Not Standing in Israel’s Way on Iran," New York Times, July 5, 2009

Uzi Mahnaimi and Sarah Baxter, "Saudis give nod to Israeli raid on Iran," Times Online, 5 July 2009

Ariel Jerozolimski, "'Nuke could wipe Israel out in seconds'," Jerusalem Post, 5 July 2009

2009--6 July

Borzou Daragahi, "Key Iran cleric's party dismisses vote results," Los Angeles Times, 6 July 2009

Abbas Milani, Larry Diamond, "Let's Hear the Democracies," New York Times, 6 July 2009

Michael Slackman, "Iran Warns West Against Interference," New York Times, 6 July 2009

Reuters, "Britain says Iran frees embassy worker," 6 July 2009

Washington Post, "Washington Times Reporter Released," 6 July 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Mousavi reportedly will launch political party in Iran," Los Angeles Times, 6 July 2009

Jerusalem Post, "Mullen: A strike on Iran would be 'very destabilizing'," 6 July 2009

Daily Times (Pakistan), "'Saudis give nod to Israeli raid on Iran'," 6 July 2009

2009--7 July

Najmeh Bozorgmehr, "Ayatollah appeals for unity in Iran," Financial Times, 7 July 2009

Chibli Mallat, "A legal manifesto for Iran's Green Revolution," Daily Star (Lebanon), 7 July 2009

Mu Xuequan, "France, Britain stand firmly on Iran," Xinhua, 7 July 2009

Nazila Fathi, "Iran's President Praises Disputed Elections," New York Times, 7 July 2009

Thomas Erdbrink, "In Televised Speech, Ahmadinejad Rails at the West," Washington Post, 7 July 2009

Martin Fletcher, "Iranian dissenters embark on campaign of covert civil disobedience," Times Online, 7 July 2009

Gareth Smyth, "Iran's Assembly of Experts has power to remove Ayatollah Khamenei," Daily Star (Lebanon), 7 July 2009

Martin Fletcher, "Joe Biden speech sparks fierce response from Ayatollah Ali Khamenei," Times Online, 7 July 2009

Daniel Dombey, "US does not support Israeli strike on Iran," Financial Times, 7 July 2009

James Taranto, "The Biden Curve," Wall Street Journal, 7 July 2009

Ha'aretz, "'Israel hesitant to seek US okay to strike Iran'," 7 July 2009

Al-Bawaba, "Saudi Arabia denies cooperation with Israel over Iran," 7 July 2009

Jerusalem Post, "Biden's signal," 7 July 2009

BBC News, "Iran 'security state' lambasted," 7 July 2009

Thomas Erdbrink, "Mousavi Promises To Continue Protests," Washington Post, July 7, 2009

Michael Slackman, "In Iran, a Struggle Beyond the Streets," New York Times, 7 July 2009

Al Pessin, "Top US Military Officer Sees 'Narrow Window' to Stop Iran's Nuclear Program," Voice of America News, 7 July 2009

2009--8 July

Borzou Daragahi and Ramin Mostaghim, "Ahmadinejad says his reelection gave him a mandate," Los Angeles Times, July 8, 2009

Ian Black, "Iran's nuclear ambitions not democratic credentials occupy western minds," Guardian, 8 July 2009

BBC News, "'No green light' for Iran attack," 8 July 2009

Yochi J. Dreazen, "US Military Chief Warns of Iran Nuclear Weapon," Wall Street Journal, 8 July 2009

Simon McGregor-Wood, "Is Israel Already at War With Iran?" ABC News, 8 July 2009

Ha'aretz, "Iraqi lawmakers warn Israel against attacking Iran," 8 July 2009

2009--9 July

Jim Lobe, Ali Gharib, "Obama discredits Iran 'green light'," Asia Times Online, 9 July 2009

Ha'aretz, "Obama says US did not okay Israeli strike against Iran," 9 July 2009

Crispian Balmer, "Sarkozy urges Israel not to attack Iran," Reuters, 9 July 2009

Stephen Walt, "Foreign Policy: Much Ado About Nothing?" National Public Radio, 9 July 2009

Reuters, "U.S. hands over Iranian officials detained in Iraq," 9 July 2009

David Gollust, "US: Iranian Prisoner Release Not a Gesture to Tehran," Voice of America News, 9 July 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "IRAN: A defector from the hardline camp tells his story," Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2009

Reuters , "Iran won't back down "one step" in atom row," 9 July 2009

Michael Slackman, "Iran Protesters Take to Streets Despite Threats," New York Times, 9 July 2009

2009--10 July

Lee Keath, "Analysis: Can Iran's protesters keep momentum?" The Associated Press, 10 July 2009

Richard Dalton, "Europe and Iran: Time to Talk," Time, 10 July 2009

Arthur Bright, "Is Khamenei's son leading Iran crackdowns?" Christian Science Monitor, 10 July 2009

Michael Slackman, "Iran Protesters Take to Streets Despite Threats," New York Times, 10 July 2009

Howard LaFranchi, "G-8 issues September deadline for Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 10 July 2009

Herb Keinon, "'Iran could build bomb within a year'," Jerusalem Post, 10 July 2009

Massimo Calabresi, "The G-8 Speaks Softly on Iran's Nuclear Program," Time, 10 July 2009

Khalid al-Ansary, Missy Ryan, "Iraq denies US policy shift brought Iranians' release," Reuters, 10 July 2009

Robert Burns, "Analysis: Obama suggests sanctions for Iran," The Associated Press, 10 July 2009

AFP, "Powers won't wait for Iran to build nuclear weapon: Obama," 10 July 2009

Robert Berger, "Israel: Iran Will Be Destroyed if It Launches Nuclear Attack," Voice of America News, 10 July 2009

Ami Eden , "Jeffrey Goldberg: Learning to live with an Iranian bomb?" Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 10 July 2009

Washington Post, "Text of Obama's news conference on Friday," 10 July 2009

Ramin Mostaghim and Borzou Daragahi, "Iran protests draw thousands but are quickly quelled," Los Angeles Times, July 10, 2009

Herb Keinon, "'Iran could build bomb within a year'," Jerusalem Post, 10 July 2009

BBC News, "G8 warning on Iran crackdown," 10 July 2009

CNN, "Iranian-American arrested in Iran," 10 July 2009

Howard LaFranchi, "G-8 issues September deadline for Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 10 July 2009

Hassan Nafaa, "Don't rule out a breakthrough," Al-Ahram Weekly, 10 July 2009

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Sarkozy: Israeli attack on Iran would be 'catastrophe'," 10 July 2009

Robert Burns, "Analysis: Sept. may bring push for Iran sanctions," The Associated Press, 10 July 2009

Matt Spetalnick, "Obama uses G8 debut to issue warning to Iran," Washington Post, 10 July 2009

MJ Rosenberg , "Madmen: Iran, Israel, America and the Bomb," TPMCafe, 10 July 2009

CBS News, "Analysis: Sept. May Bring Push For Iran Sanctions," 10 July 2009

2009--11 July

Anna Fifield, "Turmoil turns Iran's energy sector to Beijing," Financial Times, 11 July 2009

Reuters, "Iran prepares package to offer West - minister," 11 July 2009

John P. Hannah, "Bush Deserves More Credit on Iran," Wall Street Journal, 11 July 2009

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US closer to Iran as Europe drifts," Asia Times Online, 11 July 2009

Deutsche Welle, "Iran dismisses G-8 declaration," 11 July 2009

Chip Cummins, "Iran Cites Preparations for Talks With West," Wall Street Journal, 11 July 2009

2009--12 July

Middle East Media Research Monitor, "Iranian Ayatollah MontazeriIssues Fatwa Against the Regime," No. 2439, July 12, 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "After a long absence, pro-Mousavi cleric Rafsanjani to lead prayers," Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2009

David Pollock, "Analysis: 'Arab street' polls: US gaining ground, Iran losing," Jerusalem Post, 12 July 2009

Peter Beaumont, "Western leaders sceptical as Iran offers olive branch on nuclear programme," Guardian, 12 July 2009

Abdul Rahman, "Do the Iranians Differ from the Arabs?" Asharq Alawsat, 12 July 2009

CNN, "Troops willing to die to stop Iran unrest, general says," 12 July 2009

Doyle McManus, "The end of Obamania," Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Advisor to Iran supreme leader calls for tolerance of dissent," Los Angeles Times, July 12, 2009

Alastair Crooke, "Misreading Iran's unrest," Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2009

Alexander Vershinin, "Turkmenistan plans gas pipeline to supply Iran from field previously reserved for Russia," Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2009

Deirdre Tynan, "Turkmenistan: American Military Personnel Set Up Shop in Ashgabat, EurasiaNet, 12 July 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Are China's Muslims worthy of Islamic Republic's support?" Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2009

Xinhua, "Iran: delay for package of proposals relates to U.S. unclear stance," 12 July 2009

Al-Bawaba, "Iran hails return of five diplomats as 'victory'," 12 July 2009

2009--13 July

Najmeh Bozorgmehr, "Iran threatens legal action over US jailing of officials," Financial Times, 13 July 2009

Mark Dubowitz, "Hitting Tehran Where It Hurts," Wall Street Journal, 13 July 2009

Times of India, "In Iran, fears of fresh crackdown," 13 July 2009

Tehran Times, "Iran, China say security of Muslim Uyghurs must be maintained," 13 July 2009

Reuters, "Iran defeated candidate warns of system 'collapse'," 13 July 2009

Andrew Lee Butters, "Could the Crackdown Give the US New Leverage in Iran?" Time, 13 July 2009

Reuters, "Iran seeks China investment to build refineries," 13 July 2009

Chris Bodenner, "Reaching A Climax In Iran?" Atlantic Online, 13 July 2009

Peter Beaumont, "Iranian Shiism's two faces," The Guardian, 13 July 2009

Michael Adler, "Iran's nuclear program: three lessons for Obama," Christian Science Monitor, 13 July 2009

Robert F. Worth, "Clerics Fault a Mute Iran as Muslims Die in China," New York Times, 13 July 2009

Philip Elliott, "Obama meets with Jewish leaders on Israel, Iran," Washington Post, July 13, 2009

2009--14 July

Liam Stack, "Has Ahmadinejad lost his global following?" Christian Science Monitor, 14 July 2009

Deirdre Tynan, "Enough to Go Around," Transitions Online, 14 July 2009

Mansoor Moaddel, "Iranian attitudes show an overt shift to liberalism," Daily Star (Lebanon), 14 July 2009

Reza Aslan, "Should Obama talk to Ahmadinejad?" Christian Science Monitor, 14 July 2009

Reuters, "Russia says no Iran sanctions for START deal: report," 14 July 2009

Jerusalem Post, "'Russia won't sanction Iran in US deal'," 14 July 2009

Robert D. Kaplan, "The Lessons of China and Iran," The Atlantic, 14 July 2009

Huma Yusuf, "Iran executes 13 Sunni rebels," Christian Science Monitor, 14 July 2009

Rebecca Santana, "Iran: Few words for China but plenty for Germany," Associated Press, 14 July 2009

BBC News, "Israel warships pass through Suez," 14 July 2009

Matti Friedman, "In possible Iran signal, Israeli boats cross Suez," Associated Press, 14 July 2009

2009--15 July

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iran, Lebanon, UN to probe case of missing diplomats," 15 July 2009

Amnesty International UK, "Iran: Fresh concern for detainees' safety as arrests continue," 15 July 2009

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran on a tortuous path to reconciliation," Asia Times, 15 July 2009

David Harris, Fang Yang, "Israeli warships in Suez are latest signal to Iran," Xinhua, 15 July 2009

Patrick Donahue, "German Spy Agency Says Iran Bomb Years Off, Plays Down Report," Bloomberg, 15 July 2009

Xinhua, "Iran could have atomic bomb in 6 months: report," 15 July 2009

Noah Barkin, Sylvia Westall, "German agency says Iran years away from atom bomb," Washington Post, 15 July 2009

Jerusalem Post, "Clinton: Iran must respond to diplomatic offer in limited time," 15 July 2009

Michael Singh, "And if Iran Doesn't Want to Talk?" New York Times, July 15, 2009

2009--16 July

Dawn (Pakistan), "France to recognise Ahmedinejad’s re-election," 16 July 2009

The Economist, "The Arabs' view of Iran: Mixed feelings," 16 July 2009

Henry Meyer, "Iran Spurns Engagement on Nuclear, Thwarting Obama," Bloomberg, 16 July 2009

Reuters, "Q+A-Could Israel-Iran standoff turn violent?" 16 July 2009

Jonathan Marcus, "Israel's military message to Iran," BBC News, 16 July 2009

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Report: Israel preparing Iran attack," 16 July 2009

Telegraph, "Israeli warships rehearse for Iran attack in Red Sea," 16 July 2009

Sheera Frenkel, "Israeli navy in Suez Canal prepares for potential attack on Iran," Times Online, 16 July 2009

Amos Harel, Anshel Pfeffer and Jack Khoury, "Defense official: Israel readying for attack on Iran," Ha'aretz, 16 July 2009

Boston Globe, "Khadafy backs nuclear power for Iran," 16 July 2009

Galal Nassar, "Scenarios for a US-Israeli strike on Iran," Al-Ahram Weekly, 16 July 2009

Aljazeera, "US tells Iran 'time running out'," 16 July 2009

AFP, "Iran nuclear arms worst threat to security: Gates," July 16, 2009

Daniel Dombey, "Clinton says direct talks with Tehran 'best vehicle'," Financial Times, 16 July 2009

Bild, "Will Israel destroy Iran's atomic bomb facilities this summer?" 16 July 2009

Richard Beeston, "No easy choices as Israel ponders strike on Iran's nuclear facilities," Times Online, 16 July 2009

Richard M Bennett, "Behind the mind games in the Gulf," Asia Times Online, 16 July 2009

Ilene R. Prusher, "Rupture of the regime? Iran's nuclear chief quits," Christian Science Monitor, 16 July 2009

2009--17 July

Michael Theodoulou, "Gholam Reza Aghazadeh, the head of Iran's nuclear programme, quits," Times Online, 17 July 2009

Wall Street Journal, "Iran Simmers, America Moves On," 17 July 2009

Abraham Rabinovich, "Cairo consents to Israeli warships using Suez," The Australian, 17 July 2009

BBC News, "Call for Iran protesters' release," 17 July 2009

Robert F. Worth, Alan Cowell, "Tehran Losing Iranians' Trust, Ex-Leader Says," New York Times, 17 July 2009

Jim Lobe, "Clinton sends warning to Iran," Asia Times Online, 17 July 2009

Justin Raimondo, "Obama's War Signals," Antiwar.com, 17 July 2009

Los Angeles Times, "Full text of Rafsanjani's lengthy speech," 17 July 2009

George Jahn, "Diplomats: Iran has means to test bomb in 6 months," The Associated Press, 17 July 2009

AFP, "Israel planned to assassinate Ahmadinejad: Iran," 17 July 2009

2009--18 July

Elaine Sciolino, "Iranian Critic Quotes Khomeini Principles," New York Times, 18 July 2009

Robert F. Worth, "Iran's Ex-President Criticized for Comments About Election," New York Times, 18 July 2009

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Hard-liners accuse top Iranian cleric of defiance," The Associated Press, 18 July 2009

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Rafsanjani stakes out middle ground in Iran, but will anyone join him?" 18 July 2009

Patrick Seale, "Israel's Nuclear Obsession..." Gulf Daily News, 18 July 2009

Kay Armin, Thomas Erdbrink, "Election Crisis Fuels Doubt, Cleric Says," Washington Post, 19 July 2009

The Guardian, "'Iran: Words to heed," 18 July 2009

Robert Worth, "Iran’s Ex-President Criticized for Comments About Election," New York Times, 18 July 2009

Howard LaFranchi, "Does US road to better relations with Iran pass through India?" Christian Science Monitor, 18 July 2009

2009--19 July

Robert Tait, "Thirty-six army officers arrested in Iran over protest plan," The Guardian, 19 July 2009

Tehran Times, "Iran's nuclear dossier must be closed: AEOI director," July 19, 2009

AFP, "Iran hardliners oppose Ahmadinejad's VP choice," 19 July 2009

Robert Worth, "Ex-President in Iran Seeks Referendum," New York Times, 19 July 2009

2009--20 July

Roger Cohen, "Iran: The Tragedy & the Future," New York Review of Books, Volume 56, Number 13 · August 13, 2009 (Posted 20 July 2009)

Roger Cohen, "Iran's Tragic Joke," New York Times, 20 July 2009

Michael Slackman, "Hard-Line Force Extends Grip Over a Splintered Iran," New York Times, 20 July 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran's moderate vice president under pressure to resign," Los Angeles Times, 20 July 2009

Robert Mackey, "For Iran’s Opposition, ‘Death to Russia’ Is the New ‘Death to America’," New York Times, 20 July 2009

Council on Foreign Relations, "Negotiating With a Troubled Iran," Interviewee: Mark Fitzpatrick, Senior Fellow for nonproliferation, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, CFR.org, July 20, 2009

2009--21 July

Deutsche Welle, "New clashes and arrests in Tehran," 21 July 2009

Bronwen Maddox, "Grand Ayatollah's authority undermined as Iran poll protests continue," Times Online, 21 July 2009

Washington Post, "Iran police chief says opposition incites sedition," 21 July 2009

Ben Holland and Massoud A. Derhally, "Iran Turmoil May Cost Hezbollah, Hamas as Regime Goes Defensive," Bloomberg, 21 July 2009

Times of India, "No differences on Iran's nuke programme: Hillary," 21 July 2009

Ilan Berman, "How To Move Forward With Iran," Forbes, 21 July 2009

Amos Harel, "Defense official: Israel readying for attack on Iran," Center for Research on Globalization, 21 July 2009

Andre de Nesnera, "Can Russia Influence Iran to Curb Its Nuclear Ambitions?" Voice of America News, 21 July 2009

BBC News, "Arrests at new Iranian protests," 21 July 2009

2009--22 July

Gerald F. Seib, "U.S. Juggles Two Iran Timetables," Wall Street Journal, 22 July 2009

JoAnne Allen, Doina Chiacu, "Israeli missile interceptor tested on US range," Reuters, 22 July 2009

Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, "Arrow Missile Test Failure Leaves Israel Exposed to Iran, Syria," Arutz Sheva, 22 July 2009

Mark Landler and David E. Sanger, "Clinton Speaks of Shielding Mideast From Iran," New York Times, July 22, 2009

David Blair, "US hopes of new relationship with Iran fade," Telegraph, 22 July 2009

Tehran Times, "War on Iran 'will ruin' Mideast, warns Fadlallah," 22 July 2009

Dan Murphy, "Iran's Ahmadinejad not anti-Israeli enough?" Christian Science Monitor, 22 July 2009

Jerusalem Post, "Meridor slams Clinton for offering 'defense umbrella'," 22 July 2009

Judah Grunstein, "Shakeup at the Iranian Nuclear Agency," The Progressive Realist, 22 July 2009

2009--23 July

Shahir Shahidsaless, "Prayers and politics in Iran," Asia Times Online, 23 July 2009

BBC News, "Iran opposition unveils new group," 23 July 2009

Jeffrey Goldberg, "Unhappy Iran News, Part 48," Atlantic Online, 23 July 2009

AFP, "Israel says technical hitch halts US missile test," 23 July 2009

Kim Ghattas, "Turmoil has put Iran 'on hold'," BBC News, 23 July 2009

Dan Robinson, "Congress Ratchets Up US Pressure on Iran," Voice of America News, 23 July 2009

Joshua Gleis, "Watch out for an Iranian backlash," Christian Science Monitor, 23 July 2009

Joe Klein, "Don't Worry So Much About Iran's Nukes," Times, 23 July 2009

Amir D. Aczel, "The nuclear perils of the 21st century," Boston Globe, 23 July 2009

Nadia Hijab, "Israeli Warships in the Red Sea," CounterPunch, 23 July 2009

Marvin G. Weinbaum, "Iran and the Military Option," World Politics Review, 23 July 2009

Gary Duffy, "Israel sees Brazil help with Iran," BBC News, 23 July 2009

Joshua Mitnick, "Aborted rocket test: A chink in Israel's anti-Iran armor?" Christian Science Monitor, 23 July 2009

Yossi Melman, "Arrow II fails to down dummy target," Ha'aretz, 23 July 2009

Mark Lavie, "Israel concerned over US "umbrella" on Iran," Associated Press, 23 July 2009

Washington Post, "Clinton says Iran unable to respond to overtures," 23 July 2009

Reuters, "Iran's Revolutionary Guards weave powerful web," 23 July 2009

2009--24 July

Margaret Coker, Josh Mitnick, "US, Israel Abort Missile Test," Wall Street Journal, 24 July 2009

Tim Collard, "What to do about North Korea?" Telegraph, 24 July 2009

Indira A.R. Lakshmanan, "Clinton Exhorts Asia to Rein in Nuclear-Armed North Korea, Iran," Bloomberg, 24 July 2009

Christian Science Monitor, "Hillary Clinton's loose talk on Iran," 24 July 2009

Peter Juul, "Clinton's defence umbrella," The Guardian, 24 July 2009

Boston Globe, "Clinton's rookie mistakes," July 24, 2009

Gabi Sheffer, "Nuclear Iran wouldn't pose existential threat to Israel," Ha'aretz, 24 July 2009

Babak Rahimi, "Iran's Guards keep on marching," Asia Times Online, 24 July 2009

Humera Niazi, "Ahmadinejad and the West," The Nation (Pakistan), 24 July 2009

2009--25 July

Associated Press, "Iran's opposition asks for help from top clerics," 25 July 2009

AFP, "Iran says is 'capable' of hitting Israeli nuke sites," 25 July 2009

Matthew Lee, "Clinton's 'defense umbrella' has murky history," Associated Press, 25 July 2009

National Post (Canada), "Now is the time to confront Iran," 25 July 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran's top cleric pushes Ahmadinejad on aide," Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2009

Reuters, "Syria says can play role in solving Iran disputes," 25 July 2009

Jerusalem Post, "'We'll hit Israeli nuclear facilities'," 25 July 2009

Anne Gearan, "US: Parade of officials to caution Israel," Associated Press, 25 July 2009

Robert F. Worth and Nazila Fathi, "Iran’s Opposition Calls Crackdown ‘Immoral’," New York Times, July 25, 2009

2009--26 July

Jakkapun Kaewsangthong and Charles McDermid, "Clinton talks tough in Thailand," Asia Times, 26 July 2009

Donald Kirk, "Nuclear powers revert to playground taunts," Asia Times, 26 July 2009

Tehran Times, "Syria ready to 'play role' in solving Iran-West disputes," 26 July 2009

Jonny Paul, "Miliband urges Arab Peace Plan approval," Jerusalem Post, 26 July 2009

Brenda Gazzar, "Analysis: How far is Syria ready to go to appease the US?" Jerusalem Post, 26 July 2009

Jim Hoagland, "Hillary Clinton's Iran Indiscretion," Washington Post, July 26, 2009

Tehran Times, "Syria ready to 'play role' in solving Iran-West disputes," 26 July 2009

David E. Sanger, "Clinton Says Nuclear Aim of Iran Is Fruitless," New York Times, 26 July 2009

Iason Athanasiadis, "Iran's hard-liners face off over cabinet," The Christian Science Monitor, July 26, 2009

Lin Zhi, "Iran's warnings to Israel "serious": commander," Xinhua, 26 July 2009

Tehran Times, "IRGC commander dismisses notion of Middle East defense umbrella," 26 July 2009

Parisa Hafezi, Robert Woodward, "Iran opposition asks to commemorate unrest victims," Washington Post, 26 July 2009

2009--27 July

Vita Bekker, Heba Saleh, "Israel and US keep up Iran pressure," Financial Times, 27 July 2009

Elisabeth Bumiller, "Gates Says US Overture to Iran Is 'Not Open-Ended'," New York Times, 27 July 2009

AFP, "Iran 'essential player' in Middle East peace: Brazil," 27 July 2009

Barak Ravid, Amos Harel, "Gates in Israel: US expects answer from Tehran by end of September," Ha'aretz, 27 July 2009

Neil King, "US envoys tackle Iran, Israeli settlements in Mid East diplomatic assualt," Deutsche Welle, 27 July 2009

Aljazeera, "Iran: Israel must shed nuclear arms," 27 July 2009

James Hider, "Ehud Barak warns Iran of possible Israeli strike on nuclear facilities," Times Online, 27 July 2009

Jon Leyne, "Ahmadinejad riles powerful allies," BBC News, 27 July 2009

Luis Ramirez, "Gates: US Wants Iran Answer on Nuclear Talks by September," Voice of America News, 27 July 2009

New York Times, "Gates Reassures Israel on U.S. - Iran Strategy," 27 July 2009

Robert F. Worth and Nazila Fathi, "Strong Words From Iran’s Opposition," New York Times, 27 July 2009

Martin Fletcher, "Mir Hossein Mousavi steps up pressure on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad," Times Online, 27 July 2009

2009--28 July

Xinhua, "Israeli defense minister: all options viable against Iran," 28 July 2009

Greg Jaffe, "US and Israel differ on strategy if Iran talks fail," Boston Globe, 28 July 2009

Vita Bekker, Daniel Dombey, "US steps up moves on Iran nuclear drive," Financial Times, 28 July 2009

Daniel Levy, "Israel indicates a military strike on Iran is possible," World Focus Online, 28 July 2009

Greg Jaffe, "Nonmilitary Actions Can Deter Iran, Gates Says," Washington Post, 28 July 2009

Mark Weiss, "Israel and US 'see eye to eye' on nuclear Iran," Irish Times, 28 July 2009

David Usborne, "Gates in plea to Israel for 'patience' over Iran," Independent, 28 July 2009

The Times (South Africa), "US and Israel differ on Iran," 28 July 2009

Damien McElroy, Ahmed Vahdat, "Iranian infighting leaves Mahmoud Ahmadinejad isolated," Telegraph, 28 July 2009

Sharon Otterman, "US Opens Way to Ease Sanctions Against Syria," New York Times, 28 July 2009

Jay Solomon, "U.S. Woos Damascus by Easing Export Ban," Wall Street Journal, 28 July 2009

Aljazeera, "Iran president dealt fresh blow," 28 July 2009

Lara Setrakian, Matthew Ghazarian, "Iran Prez Hold Shaky in Latest Challenge: A Possible No-Confidence Vote by Parliament Could Push Out Ahmadinejad," ABC News, 28 July 2009

Alistair Lyon, "Iran turmoil takes new twist as hardliners fall out," Reuters, 28 July 2009

David Harris, "U.S. fall deadline for Iran not coincidental," Xinhua, 28 July 2009

Richard Boudreaux, "Gates' Israel visit aims to ease tension over Iran," Los Angeles Times, 28 July 2009

2009-29 July

John Bolton, "It's Crunch Time for Israel On Iran," Wall Street Journal, 29 July 2009

Jeffrey Goldberg, "Obama's Red Lines," Atlantic Online, 29 July 2009

Massimo Calabresi, "In Obama's Middle East Push, a Message to Tehran," Time, 29 July 2009

Salman Ansari Javid, "US entices Syria," Tehran Times, 29 July 2009

Robert F. Worth and Nazila Fathi, "Tehran Combines Clemency and Toughness," New York Times, 29 July 2009

2009--30 July

Rana Foroohar, "Iran's Real Problem -- The Economy," Newsweek, 30 July 2009

Christian Science Monitor, "Why Iran's regime is at odds with itself," 30 July 2009

Robert F. Worth and Nazila Fathi, "Iran Gathering Is Broken Up," New York Times, 30 July 2009

BBC News, "Iran police clash with mourners," 30 July 2009

Xinhua, "Netanyahu meets US national security adviser on Iran, Mideast peace," 30 July 2009

Herb Keinon, "'World must be more decisive on Iran'," Jerusalem Post, 30 July 2009

Roger Cohen, "The Making of an Iran Policy," New York Times, 30 July 2009

Uriel Heilman, "Obama, Dennis Ross and the Iran conundrum," Jewish Telegraphic Agency, 30 July 2009

2009--31 July

Ramzy Baroud, "Israel wrestles with Iran problem," Asia Times Online, 31 July 2009

Abolhassan Bani-Sadr, "Iran at the Crossroads," New York Times, 31 July 2009

AFP, "Iran FM says Britain, West behind protest deaths," 31 July 2009

Mark Weiss, "Israel to halt settlements after pressure from US," Irish Times, 31 July 2009

Amos Harel, "US losing faith in usefulness of Tehran dialogue," Ha'aretz, 31 July 2009

David Schenker, "Cairo Joins the Battle against Tehran," Commentary, 31 July 2009

Paul Woodward, "Week in review: Israel impatient with US," The National, 31 July 2009

Barak Ravid, "Netanyahu meets with US national security adviser," Ha'aretz, 31 July 2009

DEBKA File, "US to Israel: Leave the military option against Iran to us," 31 July 2009

Barak Ravid, "US briefs Israel on new Iran nuke sanctions," Ha'aretz, 31 July 2009

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Kayhan: "The Americans Are Begging Iran for Dialogue"; U.S. Strategic Needs in Pakistan, Afghanistan Supersede Its Need to Prevent Iran from Going Nuclear," No. 2467, July 31, 2009

Reuters, "Some in OPEC may push for cut if price drops: Iran," 31 July 2009

Walter Pincus, "U.S. Takes Steps to Boost Security Cooperation With Russia," Washington Post, July 31, 2009

2009--1 August

Nasser Karimi, Lee Keath, "Ahmadinejad denies rift with Supreme Leader and attacks conservatives," Independent, 1 August 2009

Abraham Rabinovich, "Iran boycott plan comforts Israelis," The Australian, 1 August 2009

MK Bhadrakumar, "China dips its toe in the Black Sea," Asia Times, July 31, 2009

Elliot Abrams. "Why Israel Is Nervous," Wall Street Journal, 1 August 2009

Tehran Times, "Iran warns about possible Israeli attack on Lebanon," 1 August 2009

2009--2 August

Associated Press, "Iran blames foreign countries for protester deaths," 2 August 2009

BBC News, "Torture claim against Iran trial," 2 August 2009

New York Times, "Iran's Khatami Says Detainees' Trial A 'Show'," 2 August 2009

David Sanger, "U.S. Weighs Iran Sanctions if Talks Are Rejected," New York Times, 2 August 2009

Simon Henderson, "Analysis: Pakistan precedent provides sober warnings," Jerusalem Post, 2 August 2009

2009--3 August

James Hider, Richard Beeston, and Michael Evans, "Iran is ready to build an N-bomb - it is just waiting for the Ayatollah's order," The Times, August 3, 2009

Richard Beeston, "Nuclear progress in Iran has dire consequences if diplomacy fails," The Times, 3 August 2009

Paul Reynolds, "Iran: New confrontation looms," BBC News, 3 August 2009

Jerusalem Post, "'Times': Iran could have nuke in a year'," 3 August 2009

2009--4 August

Farnaz Fassihi, "Tehran Court Tries Top Reformists," Wall Street Journal, 4 August 2009

Reuters, "Iran's opposition will keep up government protest: Karoubi," 4 August 2009

Nada Bakri, "Clinton 'Concerned' About Americans Held in Iran," Washington Post, 4 August 2009

BBC News, "Iran questions detained Americans," 4 August 2009

Sam Dagher, Sharon Otterman, "Iran Questions Detained US Hikers," New York Times, 4 August 2009

Los Angeles Times, "A darker shadow over Iran," 4 August 2009

The Guardian, "Iran: The power and the ignominy," 4 August 2009

Eli Lake, "US seeks to protect Iran terror group," Washington Times, 4 August 2009

Dan Williams, "Israelis quietly question US resolve against Iran," Reuters, 4 August 2009

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Israeli official: Iran will have nuclear capacity by late '09," 4 August 2009

The Hindu, "US will wait till Sept. for Iran to respond: White House," 4 August 2009

Bronwen Maddox, "America will confront Iran alone if the United Nations dithers," The Times, August 4, 2009

Jamsheed K. Choksy, "'Crippling'Sanctions Will Still Be Ineffective," Foreign Policy, 4 August 2009

2009--5 August

Robert F. Worth, Nazila Fathi, "As Ahmadinejad Is Sworn In for 2nd Term, Deep Fissures Are Laid Bare," New York Times, 5 August 2009

Peter Baker, "Gibbs Steps Back From 'Elected Leader' Ahmadinejad," New York Times, 5 August 2009

Marc Ambinder, "White House Consciously Shifts Language On Iran," Atlantic Online, 5 August 2009

Ben Lando, "The US Hikers in Iran: A Tougher Diplomatic Problem," Time, 5 August 2009

BBC News, "Iran 'cannot confirm' US arrests," 5 August 2009

Hamid Dabashi, "Commentary: Huge risks in Iran sanctions," CNN, 5 August 2009

Dan Murphy, "Iran's Ahmadinejad takes office scorning 'scowls' of enemies," Christian Science Monitor, 5 August 2009

Gary Schmitt, "Nuclear Iran by the End of ‘09?" American Enterprise Institute, August 5, 2009

2009--6 August

Economist, "Iran's enduring turmoil: It's far from over," 6 August 2009

Dore Gold, "Iran's nuclear aspirations threaten the world," Los Angeles Times, 6 August 2009

Thomas Erdbrink, "Ahmadinejad Is Sworn Into Office," Washington Post, 6 August 2009

Margaret Coker, Roshanak Taghavi, "Tehran Struggles to Defend Currency," Wall Street Journal, 6 August 2009

David Horovitz, "Repression as a sign of weakness," Jerusalem Post, 6 August 2009

Anne Bayefsky, "A recipe for even more delay on Iran," Jerusalem Post, 6 August 2009

Paul Beaver, "Iran in arms race with Israel," Aljazeera, 6 August 2009

Ross Colvin, "Little hope Iran will meet US diplomatic deadline," Reuters, 6 August 2009

Anne Penketh, "First North Korea. Now Iran?" Independent, 6 August 2009

New York Times, "Iran’s Show Trial," 6 August 2009

Iason Athanasiadis, "Power struggle hits Iran intelligence agency," Washington Times, 6 August 2009

Associated Press, "NKorea, Iran use similar script to get their way," 6 August 2009

Jennifer Rubin, "Dead End Iran Policy," Commentary, 6 August 2009

Reuters, "U.S. fuel sanctions to hurt Iran, a boon for traders," 6 August 2009

Matthew Yglesias, "A Scheme Out of Gas: Hawks are lobbying hard for a gasoline embargo against Iran. Too bad such a sanction just won't work," American Prospect, 6 August 2009

Mark Heinrich, "Nuclear Iran looms after hardliners prevail in vote," Reuters, 6 August 2009

2009--7 August

Grace Nasri, "Iran caught in a 10-year cycle," Asia Times Online, 7 August 2009

Meris Lutz, "Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah rattle sabers," Los Angeles Times, 7 August 2009

Patrick Galey, "Barak says any provocation will be met with all necessary force," Daily Star (Lebanon), 7 August 2009

Ha'aretz, "Hezbollah reportedly stockpiling 40000 rockets near northern border," 7 August 2009

Roee Nahmias, "Report: Israel planned to strike Iran during riots," Ynetnews, 7 August 2009

Robert Mackey, "Protesters Press on in Iran," New York Times, 7 August 2009

Ashley Southall, "Clinton Defends Husband's North Korea Trip and Calls Iran Trials Sign of Weakness," New York Times, 7 August 2009

Walter Pincus, "Iran Years From Fuel For Bomb, Report Says," Washington Post, August 7, 2009

Justin Logan, "Remember Iran's nuclear program?" Foreign Policy Passport, 7 August 2009

2009--8 August

AFP, "Ahmadinejad to name new cabinet in mid-August," 8 August 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran conservatives demand role in Cabinet's vetting," Los Angeles Times, 8 August 2009

BBC News, "Embassy workers on trial in Iran," 8 August 2009

Aljazeera, "Iran protesters face second hearing," 8 August 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran portrays election protesters as pawns of the West," Los Angeles Times, 8 August 2009

Amos Harel, Natasha Mozgovaya, "US intel: No chance for Iran bomb before 2013," Ha'aretz, 8 August 2009

Jerusalem Post, "'Iran won't be able to produce nuclear weapon for four years'," 8 August 2009

2009--9 August

Henry A. Kissinger, "North Korea's Nuclear Blackmail," New York Times, 9 August 2009

Steven R. Hurst, "Clinton: No illusions Iran will return to talks," The Associated Press, 9 August 2009

Israel Harel, "Israel wages war of nerves against Iran and Hezbollah," Ha'aretz, 9 August 2009

Richard Spencer, "Britain behind 'coup attempt' claim Iranian hardliners," Telegraph, 9 August 2009

Andrei Lankov, "No Rush to Talk With North Korea," New York Times, 9 August 2009

Simon Tisdall, "Iran admits election demonstrators were tortured," Guardian, 9 August 2009

Borzou Daragahi, Ramin Mostaghim, "Trial of protesters seems only to hurt Iran, analysts say," Los Angeles Times, 9 August 2009

Thomas Erdbrink, "Iran Tries 2nd Group Accused of Overthrow Plot," Washington Post, August 9, 2009

Washington Post, "Iran Guard wants former president, moderates tried," 9 August 2009

2009--10 August

Jess Bravin, "White House: North Korea Seeking Improved US Relations," Wall Street Journal, 10 August 2009

Martin Fletcher, "Iranian court says 'confessions' prove Western plot," Times Online, 10 August 2009

Robert F. Worth and Nazila Fathi, "Iranian Lawmakers Demand Say on Cabinet, Hinting at a Rift Among Hard-Liners," New York Times, 10 August 2009

Los Angeles Times, "Russia urged to hedge bet on Ahmadinejad," 10 August 2009

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran purges Intelligence Ministry officials," The Associated Press, 10 August 2009

Washington Post, "Iran exile advocates urge to retake Iraq's Camp Ashraf," 10 August 2009

Gordon Lubold, "Refugees' plea to US forces in Iraq: protect us," Christian Science Monitor, 10 August 2009

Trita Parsi, "With Iran, a Tactical Pause Is Needed," The Huffington Post, 10 August 2009

Dan Murphy, "US intel chief says no Iran nukes possible before 2013," Christian Science Monitor, 10 August 2009

Will Heaven, "Bombing Iran must remain an option, whether the Left likes it or not," Telegraph, August 10, 2009

Tony Karon, "Sanctions Unlikely to Stop Iran's Nuclear Quest," Time, August 10, 2009

2009--11 August

AFP, "Iran says 4,000 initially arrested in vote unrest," 11 August 2009

Shlomo Shamir, "Will Obama invite Israel to summit on Iran?" Ha'aretz, 11 August 2009

Daniel Luban, "New nuke report debunks Iran hawks," Asia Times Online, 11 August 2009

Steven Erlanger, "Iran: French Embassy Staff Member Freed," New York Times, 11 August 2009

BBC News, "UK denies Iran revolution plans," 11 August 2009

AFP, "US, UN asked to take over Iran camp in Iraq," 11 August 2009

2009--12 August

Ori Lewis, Alastair Macdonald, "Israeli Paper Says Strike on Iran Could Delay Bomb," New York Times, 12 August 2009

Edward N. Luttwak, "Why US Diplomacy Will Fail With Iran," Wall Street Journal, 12 August 2009

Daily Times (Pakistan), "No Iran nukes possible until 2013: Blair," 12 August 2009

Clive Thompson, "Can Game Theory Predict When Iran Will Get the Bomb?" New York Times, 12 August 2009

AFP, "Drive for atomic energy adds to nuclear challenge: US," 12 August 2009

Tim Pearce, "Make Breaking, Leaving Nuke Treaty Harder: US," New York Times, 12 August 2009

2009--13 August

Robert F. Worth, "Iran Seeks Ban on Striking Atomic Sites," New York Times, 13 August 2009

Tehran Times, "UN chief congratulates Ahmadinejad on re-election," 13 August 2009

Jerusalem Post, "UN backtracks, denies sending 'congratulations' to Ahmadinejad," 13 August 2009

Economist, "Iran and human rights," 13 August 2009

David Clark, "Military action is dangerous fantasy. We could live with a nuclear Iran," The Guardian, 13 August 2009

Michael Jacobson and Mark Dubowitz, "Smart Sanctions Can Work Against Iran," Wall Street Journal, 13 August 2009

CNN, "U.N. experts say Iran tortured to extract confessions," 13 August 2009

2009--14 August

BBC News, "Iran inmates 'tortured to death'," 14 August 2009

John Barry, "Artless Dodger: Why Iran's latest excuses make no sense," Newsweek, August 14, 2009

George Eaton, "Preparing for a nuclear Iran," New Statesman, 14 August 2009

Los Angeles Times, "U.S. faults Iraq raid that left Iran dissidents dead," 14 August 2009

Shahir Shahidsaless, "Tough sanctions won't tame Tehran," Asia Times Online, August 14, 2009

2009--15 August

Zeina Karam, "Hamas chief: Iran turmoil won't affect support," Associated Press, 15 August 2009

Edward Yeranian, "Iran's Supreme Leader Names New Hardline Judiciary Chief," Voice of America News, 15 August 2009

2009--16 August

Arthur Bright, "Ahmadinejad blames West for fomenting Iran unrest," Christian Science Monitor, 16 August 2009

Deutsche Welle, "Ahmadinejad condemns Europe's post-election attitude towards Iran," 16 August 2009

Jerusalem Post, "Iran: Trial of 7 Baha'is accused of spying for Israel to begin on Tuesday," 16 August 2009

Alexander Benard, "Engaging Iran on Human Rights," Wall Street Journal, 16 August 2009

2009--17 August

Hossein Jaseb, "Reformist Iran newspaper shut down: website," Reuters, 17 August 2009

Xinhua, "Iran slams neighbor states for serving Israel's interests," 17 August 2009

Mark Fowler, "Iran: Entainment -- A Way Forward," The Huffington Post, 17 August 2009

Massoumeh Torfeh, "Hardline women won't help Iran," The Guardian, 17 August 2009

Forbes, "Spending Threatens Iran's Recovery," 17 August 2009

Xinhua, " Tehran dismisses gasoline sanction on Iran as 'inefficient'," 17 August 2009

Bernard Sanga, "US sanctions hampering EA tea exports to Iran," East African, 17 August 2009

CNN, "Iran's Ahmadinejad criticizes rival Rafsanjani," 17 August 2009

2009--18 August

Simon Webb, "Political turmoil slows big oil moves in Iran," Reuters, 18 August 2009

Zahra Hosseinian, "Iran official denies he made nuclear talks statement," Reuters, 18 August 2009

Barak Ravid, "Sources: UN watchdog hiding evidence on Iran nuclear program," Ha'aretz, 18 August 2009

AFP, "Israel says UN covering up Iran's nuclear arms drive," 18 August 2009

The Washington Note, "Russia, Iran, and the United States," 18 August 2009

Sam Dagher, Riyadh Mohammed, "Iranian Arms Seized in Iraq, Officials Say," New York Times, 18 August 2009

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran's supreme leader reinforces Syria alliance," Associated Press, 19 August 2009

2009--19 August

Thomas Erdbrink, Kay Armin, "Iranian Cleric Predicts Opposition Will Topple Ahmadinejad," Washington Post, 19 August 2009

Voice of America News, "Iranian Opposition Figure Ready to Present Evidence for Rape Claims," August 19, 2009

Yossi Melman, "Israel, US lost faith in IAEA long ago," Ha'aretz, 19 August 2009

Mansur Mirovalev, "Peres: Russia to reconsider missile sale to Iran," Associated Press, 19 August 2009

Zahra Hosseinian and Fredrik Dahl, "Iran commerce minister may move to oil: report," Reuters, 19 August 2009

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Ahmadinejad unveils some gender savvy," Asia Times Online, 19 August 2009

Ellen Barry, "Israel Says Russia May Reconsider Plans to Sell Missiles to Iran," New York Times, 19 August 2009

Xinhua, "Missile supply to Iran affects regional balance of power: Peres," 19 August 2009

2009--20 August

Louis Charbonneau, Sylvia Westall, "UN urged to tell all on Iran atomic work-diplomats," Reuters, 20 August 2009

Julian Borger, "Iran lets in UN inspectors ahead of nuclear report," The Guardian, 20 August 2009

Paula Hancocks, "Israel weighs Iranian threat," CNN, 20 August 2009

George Jahn, "Outgoing IAEA chief has tough choice on Iran," The Associated Press, 20 August 2009

David Harris, Mu Xuequan, "IAEA works in a hard position between Israel, Iran," Xinhua, 20 August 2009

Michael Slackman, "Hints of Iranian Flexibility on Nuclear Issue," New York Times, 20 August 2009

Jon Leyne, "Iranian president rewards loyalty," BBC News, 20 August 2009

Kishore Mahbubani, "Iran may change if it is attracted by an Asia model," Daily Star (Lebanon), 20 August 2009

Mehdi Bagheri, Mu Xuequan, "Iran's president says West needs Iran, Syria's help," Xinhua, 20 August 2009

Wall Street Journal, "Ahmadinejad's Iran Oil Min Nominee To Get Support-OPEC Gov," 20 August 2009

Bill Emmott, "Opec's greed will herald the end of the oil age," Times Online, 20 August 2009

Jim Wolf, "Iran missile said to pose Europe threat in 3-4 years," Reuters, 20 August 2009

2009--21 August

Jay Solomon, "Iran to Allow IAEA Greater Monitoring," Wall Street Journal, 21 August 2009

Tom A. Peter, "Iran gives IAEA more access to nuclear sites," Christian Science Monitor, 21 August 2009

Thomas Erdbrink, "Ahmadinejad Talks Tough on State TV," Washington Post, 21 August 2009

Borzou Daragahi and Ramin Mostaghim, "Iran's Ahmadinejad softens tone ahead of Cabinet vote," Los Angeles Times, August 21, 2009

Ora Coren, "Israel to upgrade Russian water system in $500m deal," Ha'aretz, 21 August 2009

Amir Taheri, "Iran: The Fight Over Economic Power," Asharq Alawsat, 21 August 2009

New York Times, "Camp Ashraf," 21 August 2009

Reuters, "Senators seek info on Iran's gasoline suppliers," 21 August 2009

New York Times, "Iranian Cabinet Nominee Wanted in Argentine Attack," 21 August 2009

Reuters, "Iran still not fully cooperative on nukes: U.S.," 21 August 2009

2009--22 August 2009

Hiedeh Farmani, "Iran clerics object to women ministers," AFP, 22 August 2009

Economist, "Politics in Iran: Battling on," 22 August 2009

Shahir Shahidsaless, "Cracks appear in Mousavi's 'Green Path'," Asia Times Online, August 22, 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran cleric calls for arrest of opposition leaders," Los Angeles Times, August 22, 2009

Michael Klare, "Is Iran gas ban a step toward war?" Asia Times Online, 22 August 2009

2009--23 August

BBC News, "Terror suspect 'to get' Iran job," 23 August 2009

Middle East Media Research Institute, "In Public Trials in Iran, Former Iranian VP Abtahi, Others Charged with Leading 'Velvet Coup d'Etat'," No. 2501, 23 August 2009

Michael Slackman, "Iranian Lawmakers Begin Review of Cabinet Nominees," New York Times, 23 August 2009

Thomas Erdbrink, Kay Armin, "Cabinet Nominees Criticized In Iran," Washington Post, 23 August 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "In Iran, report of secret burials brings call for inquiry," Los Angeles Times, 23 August 2009

Mohamad Bazzi, "Expect More Adventurism From Iran," Wall Street Journal, 23 August 2009

2009--24 August

Ali Sheikholeslami, "Iran Protests Argentine Stance on Ahmadinejad's Defense Nominee," Bloomberg, 24 August 2009

Reza Derakhshi, "Iran says cooperating with IAEA, West skeptical," Reuters, 24 August 2009

Mike Shuster, "Uncertainty Surrounds Iran's Nuclear Capability," NPR, 24 August 2009

Ron Bousso, "Israeli PM in London for talks on Mideast peace, Iran," AFP, 24 August 2009

Times of India, "Iran tells world powers to stop working against its nuke drive," 24 August 2009

Reuters, "India plans 6000 MW power project in Iran-report," 24 August 2009

Barry Rubin, "The Region: Iran and Syria: So happy together," Jerusalem Post, 24 August 2009

Mary Louise Kelly, "Iran And The Bomb: US Keeps Options Open," NPR, 24 August 2009

Michael Slackman, "Reformer in Iran Publishes Account of a Prison Rape," New York Times, 24 August 2009

Steven Lee Myers, "Iraqi Shiite Leaders Create Alliance, Minus Maliki," New York Times, August 24, 2009

2009--25 August

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iranian Daily Papers: The Palestinians Must Not Accept Anything Less Than Israel's Annihilation," No. 2504, August 25, 2009

BBC News, "Iran MPs to probe 'mass burials'," 25 August 2009

David E. Sanger, William J. Broad, "Atomic Agency Is Pressed on Iran Records," New York Times, 25 August 2009

NPR, "Timeline: The U.S., Iran And The Nuclear Question," 25 August 2009

Michele Kelemen, "Political Turmoil In Iran Complicates US Diplomacy," NPR, 25 August 2009

BBC News, "Iran nuclear expansion 'stalled'," 25 August 2009

George Jahn, "Diplomats: Iran's enrichment program stagnates," The Associated Press, 25 August 2009

Sylvia Westall, Mark Heinrich, "No Iran atom expansion since May," Reuters, 25 August 2009

Mike Shuster, "Could Deterrence Counter A Nuclear Iran?" NPR, 25 August 2009

David E. Sanger and William J. Broad, "Atomic Agency Is Pressed on Iran Records," New York Times, 25 August 2009

Michael Slackman, Mona el-Naggar, "Iranian Prosecutors Seek to Shut 2 Reform Parties," New York Times, 25 August 2009

2009--26 August

Louis Charbonneau, Sylvia Westall, "Iran 'pragmatists' proposed nuclear halt-diplomats," Reuters, 26 August 2009

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iraqi Columnist Wonders About Qatar–Iran Military Cooperation," No. 2507, August 26, 2009

Sylvia Westall, "Iran gets nations' backing for attack ban bid," Reuters, 26 August 2009

Mark Heinrich, "IAEA to report Iran atom slowdown ahead of talks," Reuters, 26 August 2009

Jay Solomon, "Policy On Tehran Faces New Test," Wall Street Journal, 26 August 2009

Mike Shuster, "Iran Prompts Debate Over Mideast Defense Umbrella," NPR, 26 August 2009

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran softens its nuclear stance - for now," Asia Times Online, 26 August 2009

Associated Press, "Syria, Iran key questions at French envoy meeting," 26 August 2009

Barak Ravid, "Netanyahu and Abbas both say ready for talks," Ha'aretz, 26 August 2009

Michael Slackman, "Iran’s Factional Disputes Grow Increasingly Bitter," New York Times, 26 August 2009

2009--27 August

Gareth Porter, "Leaked stories taint Iran nuclear debate," Asia Times Online, 27 August 2009

Reuters, "Shi'ite cleric's death shakes up Iraq politics," 27 August 2009

Sebastian Abbot, "Iranian women activists not fooled by president," Associated Press, 27 August 2009

BBC News, "Iran 'show trials' make sorry spectacle," 27 August 2009

Dan Murphy, "Iran's leader says Western agents not to blame, after all," Christian Science Monitor, 27 August 2009

Meir Javedanfar, "Iran's dilemma," Jerusalem Post, 27 August 2009

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Former Senior IAEA Official Yousri Abu Shadi: Iran Can Produce a Nuclear Bomb in Less Than Two Years," No. 2509, August 27, 2009

2009--28 August

International Atomic Energy Agency, "Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and relevant provisions of Security Council resolutions 1737 (2006), 1747 (2007), 1803 (2008), and 1835 (2008) in the Islamic Republic of Iran," Report by the Director General, 28 August 2009

Middle East Media Research Institute, "IRGC Political Bureau Chief Yadollah Javani: The West Tried to Instigate a Velvet Revolution in Iran by Mobilizing Iranian Reformists; Reformist Leaders Must Be Tried and Punished," No. 2511, 28 August 2009

Steven Lee Myers, Duraid Adnan, "Under Tight Security, Baghdad Mourns a Shiite Leader," New York Times, 28 August 2009

Catherine Philp, "Supreme Leader rejects idea that West was behind election violence," Times Online, 28 August 2009

Louis Charbonneau, "UAE seized N.Korea arms shipment bound for Iran," Reuters, 28 August 2009

Sylvia Westall, "UN nuclear watchdog denies hiding Iran information," Reuters, 28 August 2009

Reuters, "Report shows Iran expands nuclear program-W.House," 28 August 2009

Simon Morgan, "Iran has slowed production of low-enriched uranium : UN agency," AFP, 28 August 2009

Mark Heinrich, "Iran slows nuclear pace but bomb suspicions grow," Reuters, 28 August 2009

Arms Control Wonk.com, "Twenty-Two Cascades Under Vacuum," 28 August 2009

David Albright, Paul Brannan, and Jacqueline Shire, "IAEA Report on Iran: Centrifuges increase; Rate of LEU production steady; progress on inspection requests at Arak and Natanz; no progress on possible military dimensions," Institute for Science and International Security, August 28, 2009

Peter Crail, Daryl Kimball, and Greg Thielmann, "Preliminary Analysis of IAEA Report on Iran’s Nuclear Program," Arms Control Association, 28 August 2009

Valerie Lincy, "IAEA reports steady progress in Iran’s nuclear work," Iran Watch, August 28, 2009

2009--29 August

Los Angeles Times, "Iraq: Faithful lay to rest Shiite political leader Abdelaziz Hakim," 29 August 2009

BBC News, "Thousands mourn Iraqi Shia leader," 29 August 2009

Washington Post, "Iran's President Seeks Arrests Of Top Opposition Leaders," 29 August 2009

Massoumeh Torfeh, "Neither Islamic nor a republic," The Guardian, 29 August 2009

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Khamenei's remarks bode well for the future of the Islamic Republic," 29 August 2009

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran's Ahmadinejad urges prosecution of opposition leaders," Los Angeles Times, 29 August 2009

Peter Spiegel, Chip Cummins, "Cargo of North Korea Matériel Is Seized en Route to Iran," Wall Street Journal, 29 August 2009

Louis Charbonneau, "West wants Russia, China to back tough Iran steps," Reuters, 29 August 2009

James Blitz, "UN reports increase in Iranian uranium programme," Financial Times, 29 August 2009

Howard LaFranchi, "Nuclear report on Iran finds cooperation. Problem for Obama?" Christian Science Monitor, 29 August 2009

Yossi Melman, "Israel: UN witholding details of Iran's nuclear program," Ha'aretz, 29 August 2009

2009--30 August

Yusuf Fernandez, "Israeli nuclear weapons and Western hypocrisy," Tehran Times, 30 August 2009

Yossi Melman, "The IAEA report on Iran lacks the bottom line," Ha'aretz, 30 August 2009

Haviv Rettig, "Israel: IAEA hiding far more incriminating evidence on Iran," Jerusalem Post, 30 August 2009

Micah Zenko, "Israel has Iran in its sights," Los Angeles Times, 30 August 2009

Michael Slackman, "Panel in Iran Will Oversee Investigations Into Unrest," New York Times, 30 August 2009

Wall Street Journal, "Israel, Iran and Obama," 30 August 2009

Yossi Melman, "Iran's nuclear program has military aspects, says IAEA," Ha'aretz, 30 August 2009

2009--31 August

Laura Secor, "The Iran Show," The New Yorker, 31 August 2009

John Bolton, "Sanctions Won't Work Against Iran," Wall Street Journal, 31 August 2009

Reza Derakhshi and Fredrik Dahl, "Iran to fight enemy's "soft war," parliament told," Reuters, 31 August 2009

BBC News, "Fight resumes over Iran cabinet," 31 Augusr 2009

Peter Spiegel, "Iran Arms Remained Sealed," Wall Street Journal, 31 August 2009

Donald Kirk, "UAE seizes North Korean weapons. Now what?" Christian Science Monitor, 31 August 2009

Joschka Fischer, "Obama's olive branch to Iran," The Guardian, 31 August 2009

Yitzhak Benhorin, "Wall Street Journal: Israel may attack Iran," Ynetnews, 31 August 2009

Time, "Pressuring Iran on Nukes: Would a Gas Embargo Help?" August 31, 2009

Yaakov Katz, "NATO interest in Iran increasing," Jerusalem Post, 31 August 2009

Jerusalem Post, "Iran without the bomb," 31 August 2009


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