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


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


2007--1 June

International Herald Tribune, "Iran promises to come clean on past suspicious nuclear activities, official says," 1 June 2007

George Jahn, "Iran Promises to Discuss Nuke Activities," The Guardian Unlimited (UK), 1 June 2007

Victoria Burnett and Helene Cooper, "No Breakthrough as Iranian Nuclear Talks Recess," New York Times, 1 June 2007

2007--2 June

Robin Wright, "Bush Calls on Iran to Release Detained U.S. Citizens: President Ends Silence in Response To Spying Charges Against Three," Washington Post, June 2, 2007

2007--4 June

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Iran: Defense Expert Discusses Iran's Missile Capabilities," 4 June 2007

Breffni O'Rourke, "Middle East: Are Iranian Arms Flowing Into Iraqi, Afghan Conflict Zones?, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 4 June 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency, "Larijani: US claim on missile shield project 'joke of the year'." 4 June 2007

Peter Hitchens, "Iran: Past the Paranoia," The American Conservative, June 4, 2007

2007--5 June

Journal of Turkish Weekly, "Afghan leader Karzai expresses support for Iran," 5 June 2007

Journal of Turkish Weekly, "Algerian president says Iran is an unparalleled regional power," 5 June 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran warns West not to 'play with a lion's tail'," 5 June 2007

2007--6 June

Scott Peterson, "Shiites Rising: Islam's minority reaches new prominence," Christian Science Monitor, 6 June 2007

Gary Leupp, "Bomb Iran: For Israel and America!" Counterpunch, 6 June 2007

2007--7 June

Gareth Porter, "Al-Qaeda spark for an Iran-US fire," Asia Times, June 7, 2007

Journal of Turkish Weekly, "Israel is losing patience for Iran talks," 7 June 2007

2007--8 June

Syed Saleem Shahzad, "Iran forces the issue in Afghanistan," Asia Times, 8 June 2007

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran revisits the Khomeini legacy," Asia Times, 8 June 2007

BBC News Online,
"UN condemns Ahmadinejad comments," 8 June 2007

Herb Keinon and Yaakov Katz, "Diplomacy: The aftermath of an attack on Iran," The Jerusalem Post, 8 June 2007

Noam Chomsky, "US-Iran policy dynamics," Khaleej Times (UAE), 8 June 2007

US, Department of the Treasury, "Treasury Takes Additional Measures to Combat Iranian WMD Proliferation Iranian Nuclear & Missile Firms Targeted," 8 June 2007

2007--10 June

CBS News, Face the Nation, "Lieberman: Bomb Iran If It Doesn't Stop," 10 June 2007

Yaakov Katz, "Military plan against Iran is ready," The Jerusalem Post, 10 June 2007

Michael Smith, "Iran threatens Gulf blitz if US hits nuclear plants," The Times Online (UK), 10 June 2007

2007--11 June

International Herald Tribune, "Atomic agency cancels meeting with balky Iran," 11 June 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran discusses storing oil reserves in China," 11 June 2007

Lionel Beehner, Council on Foreign Relations, "Backgrounder: Is Iran Abetting the Taliban?" New York Times, June 11, 2007

2007--12 June

Dilip Hiro, "The Iranian bomb in a MAD world," Asia Times, 12 June 2007

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iran denies threat to hit Gulf states if US attacks from them," 12 June 2007

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iranian newspaper takes swipe at Khatami," 12 June 2007

Frances Harrison, "Economists attack Iran policies," BBC News Online, 12 June 2007

2007--13 June

Gareth Porter, "Gambit to link Iran to the Taliban backfires," Asia Times, 13 June 2007

Jesse Nunes, "Talk of attacking Iran escalates tensions," Christian Science Monitor, 13 June 2007

BBC News Online, "US concern at 'Iran Afghan arms'," 13 June 2007

Mark Gregory, "US warns firms trading with Iran," BBC News Online, 13 June 2007

New York Times, "Joints Chief Choice Worried About Iran," 13 June 2007

2007--14 June

Trita Parsi, "Bomb, bomb, bomb Iran," Asia Times, 14 June 2007

BBC News Online, "IAEA chief in Iran attack warning," 14 June 2007

BBC News Online, "Iran censorship 'getting worse'," 14 June 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Afghan defense minister rejects U.S. claims that Iran is arming Taliban," 14 June 2007

2007--15 June

Helene Cooper and David E. Sanger, "A rift emerges over U.S. policy toward Iran," International Herald Tribune, June 15, 2007

2007--16 June

Robin Wright, "Iran Curtails Freedom In Throwback to 1979: Repression Seen as Cultural Revolution," Washington Post, June 16, 2007

2007--17 June

Frances Harrison, "Iranian students report crackdown," BBC News Online, 17 June 2007

BBC News Online, "Iran condemns Rushdie knighthood," 17 June 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Iran calls giving a knighthood to Salman Rushdie an insult to Muslims," 17 June 2007

2007--19 June

Selig Harrison, "Iran is America’s best hope for stability in the Gulf," Financial Times, 19 June 2007

Ivan Eland, "Accept Reality: Iran and North Korea Will Not Be Denied Nuclear Weapons," Media Monitors Network, 19 June 2007

Breffni O'Rourke, "Turkey/Iran: Gas Deal Marks New Stage In Energy Cooperation," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 19 July 2007

2007--20 June

Karen J Greenberg, "Iran: Blowback, detainee-style," Asia Times, 20 June 2007

2007--21 June

The Daily Star (Lebanon). "Egypt: Iran had hand in Hamas takeover in Gaza," 21 June 2007

Frank Gardner, "Iran 'unable to take Australians'," BBC News Online, 21 June 2007

2007--22 June

Gareth Porter, "Conflicting arms claims on Iran reveal US rift," Asia Times, 22 June 2007

Kerry Skyring, "Iran envoy to hold nuclear talks," BBC News Online, 22 June 2007

International Atomic Energy Agency, Staff Report, "IAEA and Iran agree to draft “work plan” to address nuclear stand-off," 22 June 2007

2007--23 June

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Target Tehran as Israeli Air Force 'trains for long-distance missions'," 23 June 2007

2007--24 June

Negar Azimi, "Hard Realities of Soft Power," New York Times, 24 June 2007

Neil MacFarquhar, "Iran Cracks Down on Dissent, Parading Examples," New York Times, 24 June 2007

New York Times, "Rice Cool to Any Partial Nuclear Suspension By Iran," 24 June 2007

2007--27 June

Ron Synovitz, "Iran: Is Tehran Sending Weapons to Afghanistan's Taliban?" Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 27 June 2007

2007--29 June

International Herald Tribune, "U.N. chief urges Syria and Iran to do more to prevent arms smuggling to Lebanon," 29 June 2007

2007--30 June

International Herald Tribune, "Iran's top leaders defend fuel rationing despite public discontent," 30 June 2007

ABC News, "Iran speeds up nuclear enrichment," 30 June 2007

Tehran Times, "Iran invites India, Pakistan for signing gas deal," 30 June 2007

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US-Iran: Taking talks to the next level," Asia Times, 30 June 2007

2007--1 July

Colin Freeman, "Iran curses Ahmadinejad over petrol rationing," The Sunday Telegraph (UK), 1 July 2007

Michael Hirsh, "Iran Has a Message. Are We Listening?" Washington Post, July 1, 2007

International Herald Tribune, "Rally in France protests EU stance on anti-Tehran group," 1 July 2007

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran's supreme leader affirms policies: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei endorses a politically shaky Ahmadinejad's foreign, nuclear and gas rationing policies," Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2007

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, "Russian Officials In Iran For Bushehr Talks," 1 July 2007

2007--2 July

International Herald Tribune, "Iran feels sanctions bite," 2 July 2007

C. Uday Bhaskar, "Is the Iran-India pipeline feasible?" Economic Times (India), 2 July 2007

Parisa Hafezi, "Iran, Venezuela in "axis of unity" against U.S," Reuters, 2 July 2007

CBS News, "U.S. General Points Finger At Iran," 2 July 2007

USA Today, "Pentagon shreds F-14s as part of efforts to foil Iran," 2 July 2007

Lee Keath, "U.S. Implicates Iran in January Attack," The Washington Post, July 2, 2007

Andrew Miga, "Lieberman urges U.S. to confront Iran on 'proxy war'," Boston Globe, 2 July 2007

Maurizio d'Orlando, "How can petroleum-rich Iran ration gasoline?" EnerPub, July 02, 2007

2007--3 July

The Middle East Media Research Institute, "Iranian, Syrian and Qatari Press: The Gaza Coup Is the Result of an American-Israeli Plot," 3 July 2007

Shmuel Rosner, "Bush, Putin say they 'stand together' on Iran nuclear issue," Haaretz (Israel), 3 July 2007

The Jerusalem Post, "Iran, Chavez break ground on joint energy complex," 3 July 2007

Ewen MacAskill, "US turns up heat on Iran by publicly accusing it of involvement in Iraq," The Guardian Unlimited (UK), 3 July 2007

Rakteem Katakey, "Iran draft wording puts pipeline deal in doubt," Business Standard (India), 3 July 2007

Daily Star (Lebanon), "US military accuses Hizbullah of training members of Iraqi militant groups in Iran," 3 July 2007

Golnaz Esfandiari, "Iran: Reports Of Death Sentence Spark Concern Over Ayatollah's Fate," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 3 July 2007

2007--4 July

David Blair, "Bush and Putin agree to curb nuclear Iran," The Telegraph (UK), 4 July 2007

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US blame game puts more pressure on Iran," Asia Times, 4 July 2007

Vahid Sepehri, "Iran: Moderating Discourse In Tehran Complements Nuclear Talks," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 4 July 2007

2007--5 July

Scott Peterson and Nicholas Blanford, "A gauge of Iran's hand in Iraq: New US charges that it is working with Hizbullah in Iraq," Christian Science Monitor, 5 July 2007

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Bushehr can't be ready until 2008 - Russian official," 5 July 2007

2007--6 July

Stephen Fidler, "Al-Qaeda linked to operations from Iran," Financial Times (UK), 6 July 2007

2007--7 July

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran's moment of nuclear scrutiny," Asia Times, 7 July 2007

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Riyadh plays down Iran military threat," 7 July 2007

2007--8 July

International Herald Tribune, "Iran says detained officials complain of U.S. treatment," 8 July 2007

2007--9 July

Joby Warrick, "Tunneling Near Iranian Nuclear Site Stirs Worry," Washington Post, July 9, 2007

Gary Samore and Bernard Gwertzman, "Interview: U.S. Planning for Possibility, But Hopes Not to Have to Use Military 'Option' Against Iran," New York Times, July 9, 2007

2007--10 July

The New York Times, "Poll: Iranians Support Nuclear Weapons," July 10, 2007

2007--12 July

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Editor of Kuwaiti Daily: Arab Countries Must Join Forces to Counter Iranian Threat," 12 July 2007

Y. Mansharof, "The Crisis in Iranian-Russian Relations over Iran's Nuclear Project (2)," Middle East Media Research Institute, 12 July 2007

Robert Tait, "Iran's Jews reject cash offer to move to Israel," Guardian Unlimited (UK), July 12, 2007

Deutsche Welle, "Germany Expands Inquiry into Iran Nuclear Exports," 12 July 2007

2007--13 July

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "IAEA reports headway on Iranian nuclear issue," 13 July 2007

BBC News Online, "UN hails Iran nuclear agreement," 13 July 2007

ABC News, "US seizes 'Iranian-backed police militant'," 13 July 2007

2007--14 July

New York Times, "Iran, Reversing Ban, Will Open Reactor to U.N. Inspectors," 14 July 2007

2007--16 July

Ewen MacAskill and Julian Borger, "Cheney pushes Bush to act on Iran," The Guardian (UK), July 16, 2007

BBC News Online, "Iran TV shows detained Americans," 16 July 2007

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iran to intensify crackdown on un-Islamic dress," 16 July 2007

2007--18 July

Howard LaFranchi, "Will Iran, Korea really back off nukes?" Christian Sience Monitor, 18 July 2007

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi, "A Brave New World of Iran-IAEA Cooperation," Asia Times, 18 July 2007

2007--21 July

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr., "The Future of the Middle East: Strategic Implications for the United States," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 21 July 2007

F. Gregory Gause, III, "The Future of the Middle East: Strategic Implications for the United States," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 21 July 2007

2007--22 July

James Dobbins, "How to Talk to Iran," Washington Post, July 22, 2007

2007--23 July

A. Savyon and Y. Mindsharof, "Iran Determined to Continue Nuclear Program Despite International Pressures," Middle East Media Research Institute, 23 July 2007

2007--24 July

Gareth Smyth, "Sanctions fail to fuel dissent on Iran’s streets," Financial Times, 24 July 2007

BBC News Online, "US accuses Iran after Iraq talks," 24 July 2007

Jeremi Suri, "A 'China opening' to Iran?" International Herald Tribune, 24 July 2007

US, Department of State, On-the-Record Briefing: U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan C. Crocker on His Meeting With Iranian Officials, Baghdad, Iraq, July 24, 2007

2007--25 July

Sam Dagher, "Iran's growing presence in Iraq: The US, Iran, and Iraq agreed Tuesday to form a subcommittee on stability in Iraq," Christian Science Monitor, 25 July 2007

Jad Mouawad, "Funds Pressure Oil Companies on Iran Links," New York Times, 25 July 2007

Middle East Media Research Institute, Special Dispatch-Iran, "U.S., Canadian Citizens Imprisoned in Iran 'Confess' on Iranian TV," No. 1664, July 25, 2007

Khody Akhavi, "US lawmakers unite to demonize Iran," Asia Times, 25 July 2007

BBC News Online, "Iran 'ready for more Iraq talks'," 25 July 2007

Christina Davidson, "US-Iran Alliance Against al Qaeda? Media Misses Biggest Development of Tuesday's Meeting," IraqSlogger, 25 July 2007

Juan Cole, "US-Iran Alliance Against Sunni Guerrillas? US Security Plan Envisages Troop Presence to 2009," Informed Comment, 25 July 2007

2007--26 July

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "US-Iran dialogue on a tortuous path," Asia Times, 26 July 2007

2007--27 July

Gareth Porter, "Washington's befuddling line on Iran," Asia Times, 27 July 2007

2007--30 July

Afshin Molavi, "The Future of the Middle East: Strategic Implications for the United States," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 30 July 2007

2007--31 July

Dr. Andrew Semmel, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy and Negotiations, "Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation Challenges," Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Washington, DC, July 31, 2007

Kitty Logan, "Iran rebuilds Lebanon to boost Hizbollah," Telegraph (UK), 31 July 2007

Nicola Nasser, "Converging Interests in Iraq Allow Bush an 'Iranian Option' - Arabs Threatened," Media Monitors Network, July 31, 2007


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