Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
1 March 2008--


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


2008--1 March

US, Congress, Senate, "Chain Reaction: Avoiding A Nuclear Arms Race In The Middle East," Report to the Committee on Foreign Relations,United States Senate, 110th Congress, Second Session, February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran calls Security Council debates on its nuclear program illegal and 'futile'," 1 March 2008

Reuven Pedatzur, "Iran's great victory," Ha'aretz, 1 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Sponsors delay Security Council vote on new sanctions against Iran to Monday," 1 March 2008

Times of India, "Iraq gears up for first ever visit by Iranian president," 1 March 2008

Rebecca Torr, "Bahmun urges end to nuclear crisis," Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), 1 March 2008

Thomas Erdbrink and Karin Brulliard, "U.S. Zeal for Iran's Non-Muslims Faulted: Minorities' Exodus Worries Leaders Of Fading Faiths," Washington Post, March 1, 2008

David Alexander, "Iraq should tell Iran to stop war supplies - Bush," Reuters, 1 March 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "'US-Iran talks improving Iraqi security'," 1 March 2008

2008--2 March

Joby Warrick and Colum Lynch, "UN Says Iran May Not Have Come Clean on Nuclear Past," Washington Post, 2 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "International Atomic Energy Agency to look at alleged Iranian nuclear weapons activities," 2 March 2008

Joby Warrick and Colum Lynch, "UN Says Iran May Not Have Come Clean on Nuclear Past," Washington Post, 2 March 2008

Tehran Times, "Security Council interference in Iran nuclear issue is illegal," 2 March 2008

Xinhua, "Iran, Iraq to review issue of joint oil wells," 2 March 2008

Reuters, "Iran says won't renegotiate 1975 Iraq border pact," 2 March 2008

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "Editorial: Shift in Attitude," 2 March 2008

Adrian Croft, "Panel says Iran could make nuclear bomb by 2015," Reuters, 2 March 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran calls for UN sanctions against U.S.," 2 March 2008

AFP, "Bush warns Iran, calls for more NATO troops in Afghanistan," 2 March 2008

The Australian, "Israel will be 'uprooted', says Iran," 2 March 2008

George Jahn, "UN Nuclear Watchdog to Focus on Iran," The Associated Press, 2 March 2008

Seattle Post Intelligencer, "Iran: Diplomacy works," 2 March 2008

Richard A. Oppel, Jr., "Iranian Leader, Visiting Iraq, Assails Bush," New York Times, March 2, 2008

2008--3 March

Hugh Sykes, "An Iranian in the Green Zone," BBC News, 3 March 2008

David Blair, "Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hails Iran-Iraq ties," The Telegraph, 3 March 2008

Zvi Bar'el, "Ahmadinejad in Iraq / Baghdad's new strategic partner," Ha'aretz, 3 March 2008

Sam Dagher and Awadh al-Taiee, "Ahmadinejad's Iraq visit bolsters Iran's influence," Christian Science Monitor, 3 March 2008

Raid Qusti, "Saudi Arabia Is Not a Puppet State: Saud," Arab News, 3 March 2008

William J. Broad and David E. Sanger, "Meeting on Arms Data Reignites Iran Debate," New York Times, March 3, 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran-Turkey ’07 trade volume exceeds $8b," 3 March 2008

Hugh Sykes, "An Iranian in the Green Zone," BBC News, 3 March 2008

Roula Khalaf, Najmeh Bozorgmehr, and Steve Negus, "Iran leader defies US with visit to Baghdad," Financial Times, 3 March 2008

Jackie Northam, "New Iran Sanctions Affect Civilian, Military Goods," NPR, All Things Considered, 3 March 2008

United Press International, "Europe leads Iran nuclear diplomacy," 3 March 2008

Howard LaFranchi, "UN Security Council passes more sanctions against Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 3 March 2008

Greg Bruno, "Iran’s Regional Revolution," Council on Foreign Relations, March 3, 2008

US, Department of State, Remarks by Amb. Khalilzad on U.N. Resolution Sanctioning Iran: U.N. calls on Iran to respect international obligations, 03 March 2008

UN, Resolution 1803 (2008), Adopted by the Security Council at its 5848th meeting, on 3 March 2008

2008--4 March

Tehran Times, "Iran, Iraq sign seven pacts," 4 March 2008

Robin Wright and Colum Lynch, "UN Imposes New Sanctions on Iran," Washington Post, 4 March 2008

The Guardian Unlimited, "New U.N. sanctions resolution on Iran," 4 March 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran invites Chinese to invest in economic projects," 4 March 2008

Daily Times, (Pakistan) "Pakistan and Iran to improve trade ties: Amer," 4 March 2008

2008--5 March

USA Today, "Iran seems to rule out nuke talks with Europe," 5 March 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "US challenges Iran with tough questions," 5 March 2008

Alireza Jafarzadeh, "Despite the Hype, Ahmadinejad’s Iraq Visit a Failure," FOXNews, March 5, 2008

Ahmed Janabi, "Iran's man in Iraq," Aljazeera, 5 March 2008

2008--6 March

Ha'aretz, "Damascus, Tehran sign eight memorandums of understanding," 6 March 2008

AFP, "Syria, Iran vow to bolster ties to confront US and Israel," 6 March 2008

AFP, "World powers still want Iran nuclear talks: Rice," 6 March 2008

The Jakarta Post, "Editorial: Abstention has its costs," 6 March 2008

The Moscow News, "What Does Iran Really Want?" 6 March 2008

The Guardian Unlimited, "Financial sanctions "painful" for Iran-US official," 6 March 2008

Nazila Fathi, "Iran’s Religious Conservatives Are Expected to Solidify Power at Polls," New York Times, March 6, 2008

Con Coughlin, "Iran's state within a state," Telegraph, March 6, 2008

Scott Peterson, "Iran debate: Who owns the revolution?" Christian Science Monitor, March 6, 2008

Scott Ritter, "The losers' game," The Guardian Unlimited, 6 March 2008

AFP, "Iran may still be seeking nuclear bomb: British diplomat," 6 March 2008

moderate observer, "CENTCOM commander Fallon may be prematurely ‘relieved of his command’ by Bush over Iran stance," 6 March 2008

2008--7 March

Gregory Levey, "The Iran hawks' latest surge: U.S. and Israeli hard-liners -- some with close ties to John McCain -- are once again hyping the Iranian nuclear threat," Salon, 7 March 2008

Daniel Moran and James A. Russell, "The Militarization of Energy Security," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 7 March 2008

Xinhua, "Syria, Iran sign agreements to boost co-op," 7 March 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Iran team leaves without US talks," 7 March 2008

Maziar Bahari, "Iran’s Organized Reformers," Newsweek, 7 March 2008

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iranian Cleric Calls for Anti-US Votes," The Associated Press, 7 March 2008

John Christoffersen, "Businessman pleads guilty to illegal exports to Iran," Newsday, 7 March 2008

Jon Leyne, "Iran vote may strengthen Ahmadinejad," BBC News, 7 March 2008

The Hindu, "Jordan's king warns Mideast peace failure will increase Iran's ambitions," 7 March 2008

2008--8 March

Walid Shoucair, "Najad's Visit and the Arab 'Absence'," Dar Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 8 March 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Peres: Israel won't attack Iran alone," 8 March 2008

Reuters, "Iran, Gulf foreign ministers meet in Damascus," 8 March 2008

2008--9 March

Tehran Times, "Iran to provide Syria $3.5b in technical services," 9 March 2008

Tehran Times, "U.S. withdraws from Iraq talks with Iran," 9 March 2008

Marie Colvin, "Hamas wages Iran’s proxy war on Israel," The Times, 9 March 2008

Tehran Times, "Vatican cardinal: Iran sanctions shocking," 9 March 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran to export gas to EU via Croatia," 9 March 2008

AFP, "US admits no silver bullet in US-led drive against Iran," 9 March 2008

Reuters, "Israeli minister says sack ElBaradei over Iran," 9 March 2008

Waleed Ibrahim and Aws Qusay, "Iraq blames misunderstanding for Iran-US talks mixup," Reuters, 9 March 2008

Gregory Levey, "The Iran hawks' latest surge," Salon, 9 March 2008

2008--10 March

Calev Ben-David, "Analyze This: In a cold war with Iran, can Syria become Israel's 'China card'?" The Jerusalem Post, 10 March 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Explaining Iran," 10 March 2008

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Senate Dems target Iran's bank," 10 March 2008

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Iran: Israel should take Nasrallah threats seriously," 10 March 2008

2008--11 March

Thomas P. M. Barnett, "The Man Between War and Peace, Esquire, 11 March 2008

Terry Atlas, US News and World Reports, "6 Signs the U.S. May Be Headed for War in Iran," 11 March 2008

Yossi Klein Halevi, "The Iranian-Israeli War: When will Israel and Iran go to war? They already have," The New Republic, March 11, 2008

Karim Sadjadpour, "Iran's elections: a glass half full or half empty?" Daily Star (Lebanon), 11 March 2008

The Times of India, "More Indians pro-Iran than before: Poll," 11 March 2008

Don Butler, "Support for sanctions against Iran on wane: poll," The Ottawa Citizen, March 11, 2008

Andrew Gray and David Morgan, "Top U.S. Mideast commander quits after Iran article," Reuters, 11 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran lauds Indonesia's abstention at latest UN Security Council vote on sanctions on Tehran," 11 March 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Russian FM urges dialogue with Iran," 11 March 2008

Mohammad Zarghami, "Iran: Hard-Line Students Announce Bounty On Israeli Leaders' Heads," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 11 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Russian foreign minister urges international dialogue with Iran," 11 March 2008

AFP, "Iran hardliners slam reformists ahead of polls," 11 March 2008

The Washington Note, "Stop Hyperventilating: Fallon Fired but Iran War Not Back On," 11 March 2008

2008--12 March

Dan Froomkin, "Are We Closer to War?" Washington Post, March 12, 2008

A. Savyon, Y. Mansharof and L. Azuri, "Iran's Attempts to Renew Relations with Egypt," Middle East Media Research Institute, Inquiry & Analysis | No. 426 | March 12, 2008

Janine Zacharia and Ken Fireman, "Fallon's Exit Provokes Concern on Bush's Iran Policy," Bloomberg, 12 March 2008

Dan Glaister and Julian Borger, "US military chief quits amid claims of Iran rift," The Guardian, 12 March 2008

Shmuel Rosner, "Livni, in U.S., speaks to Obama by phone, pressing Iran issue," Ha'aretz, 12 March 2008

Lolita C. Baldor, "White House: No Shift in Iran Policy," The Associated Press, 12 March 2008

Matt Spetalnick, "White House denies Bush stifling dissent on Iran," Reuters, 12 March 2008

Jeff Bliss, "Iran-Linked Bahrain Bank Targeted by U.S. Sanctions (Update1)," Bloomberg, 12 March 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran to Probe Iranian Lawmaker's VOA Interview," 12 March 2008

Los Angeles Times, "Fallon’s fall highlights debate over U.S. policy on Iran," 12 March 2008

CNN, "U.S. punishes Bahrain bank for its Iran ties," 12 March 2008

Jason Szep, "Israel urges more pressure on Iran's leaders," Reuters, 12 March 2008

FP Passport, "Israeli intel assessment calls 2008 the 'Year of Iran'," 12 March 2008

Thom Shanker, "Mideast Commander Retires After Irking Bosses," New York Times, 12 March 2008

David Ignatius, "A Centcom Chief Who Spoke His Mind," Washington Post, March 12, 2008

2008--13 March

Jon Leyne, "Iran bans make for flat election," BBC News, 13 March 2008

Bennett Ramberg, "Sanctions aren't working, so what's next with Iran?" The Daily Star, 13 March 2008

Lamine Ghanmi and Alistair Thomson, "Iran wants joint action with Iraq, Turkey against PKK," Reuters, 13 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran to build $230 million hydroelectric dam in Nicaragua," 13 March 2008

Aljazeera, "Conservatives set for Iran gains," 13 March 2008

Middle East Online, "Experts say Iran gained from Bush’s Iraq invasion," 13 March 2008

Reuters, "No new Mideast commander likely until May-Pentagon," 13 March 2008

William Arkin, "Petraeus Wins in Iraq Battle, Kills Iran War," Washington Post, 13 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Firing an admiral for speaking the truth," 13 March 2008

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "Editorial: War Agenda," 13 March 2008

Xinhua, "U.S.: Fallon resignation doesn't signal Iran war," 13 March 2008

2008--14 March

David Blair, "Iran can only wait and pray," Telegraph, 14 March 2008

Rob Corbidge & Gerri Peev, "Iran to Holyrood: We love your anti-war stance," Scotsman, 14 March 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "CBB reassures bank's clients," 14 March 2008

Sue Pleming, "U.S. says Iran election results are 'cooked'," Reuters, 14 March 2008

Leon Hadar, "Outside View: Iran upstages U.S. in Iraq," United Press International, 14 March 2008

Forbes, "Iran wants Brazil's Petrobras involved in its oil sector," 14 March 2008

William Arkin, "Six Signs the U.S. Is Not Headed for War in Iran," Washington Post, 14 March 2008

Hürriyet (Turkey), "Cengiz Candar: Why is Cheney coming and what is he bringing?" 14 March 2008

Washington Post, "A Failing Campaign: By swearing off military action, a U.S. commander weakens the diplomatic offensive against Iran, 14 March 2008

Arthur Bright, "Speculation persists about Admiral Fallon's departure from Pentagon," Christian Science Monitor, 14 March 2008

2008--15 March

Julian Borger, "Turnout low in Iranian election as reformist voters stay away," The Guardian, March 15 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran ready for nuclear talks without preconditions: Rafsanjani," 15 March 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran, DR Congo ink cooperation protocol," 15 March 2008

AFP, "Iran conservatives to win big parliament majority," 15 March 2008

Jeffrey Fleishman and Ramin Mostaghim, "Iran's conser-vatives ahead in votes," Los Angeles Times, 15 March 2008

Nazila Fathi, "Big Turnout in Iranian Parliamentary Elections," New York Times, 15 March 2008

Chris Gelken, "Was Fallon set up?" Tehran Times, 15 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Merkel: Germany stands beside Israel in face of threats; especially from Iran," 15 March 2008

2008--16 March

Anne Penketh, "Iranian elections: 'We have no hopes for the future'," The Independent, 16 March 2008

Nazli Fathi, "Reformers Gain in Iran Vote Despite Being Barred," New York Times, 16 March 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Nejad critics gain strength," 16 March 2008

Marie Colvin, Iran’s hardliners surge ahead in poll," The Times, 16 March 2008

Kay Biouki and Gethin Chamberlain, "Iran celebrates election by ending nuclear talks," Telegraph, 16 March 2008

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran rejects nuclear talks with world powers," 16 March 2008

Tehran Times, " Iran criticizes U.S., EU at Human Rights Council," 16 March 2008

Tehran Times, " Iran plans to boost oil output 500,000 bpd by 2011," 16 March 2008

Scott MacLeod, "Iran: Voter Turnout Slump Continues," Time, March 16, 2008

2008--17 March

Julian Borger, "Conservatives claim victory in Iranian election," The Guardian, March 17 2008

Mark Bentley and Ladane Nasseri, "Ahmadinejad's Nuclear Mandate Strengthened After Iran Election," Bloomberg, 17 March 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Germany holds the key," 17 March 2008

Scott Peterson, "Iran election: hard-liners hold on, despite high inflation: Conservatives win 70 percent of parliament. But reformers gain, too," Christian Science Monitor, March 17, 2008

Edith Lederer, "UN States Lag on Iran Sanctions Reports," The Associated Press, 17 March 2008

PRESS TV (Iran), "Cheney to Arabs: Help us against Iran," 17 March 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "45% of UN members filed reports on compliance with Iran sanctions," 17 March 2008

UN, Security Council, Non-proliferation, Briefing by the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006), 17 March 2008

2008--18 March

Tehran Times, " Tata SA eyes Iran chrome ore deal," 18 March 2008

David Blair, " Iran elections leave parliamentary power split," The Telegraph, 18 March 2008

Scott Peterson, "For Iran, Iraq is a two-edged sword," Christian Science Monitor, March 18, 2008

Tehran Times, " Iran slams EU on politicizing legislative vote," 18 March 2008

Barak Ravid and Anshel Pfeffer, "Merkel offers 'tough, decisive' language on Iran nuke program," Ha'aretz, 18 March 2008

2008--19 March

AFP, "US launches legal review of Swiss-Iran gas deal," 19 March 2008

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Cheney's regional tour: returns to the scenes of the crimes," March 19, 2008

Sadegh Zibakalam, "A conflict paving the way for Iran's political violence," Daily Star (Lebanon), 19 March 2008

AFP, "After Iraq, Cheney in Oman for Iran-focused talks," 19 March 2008

DEBKA File (Israel), "US Military Option on Iran Is Back on the Table," 19 March 2008

The Economist, " Iran's election: Back to first principles," 19 March 2008

2008--20 March

AFP, "Russian FM warns military action on Iran 'disastrous'," 20 March 2008

Daniel Dombey, "Cheney focuses on Iranian project," Financial Times, 20 March 2008

BBC News, "Swiss minister sparks veil outcry," 20 March 2008

Herb Keinon, "Israel: Swiss selling principles for Iranian gas," The Jerusalem Post, 20 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Former UN chief warns that military action against Iran would be 'a real disaster'," 20 March 2008

Gary Thomas, "Iranian President Faces Challenges Despite Electoral Win," Voice of America News, 20 March 2008

Jeannine Aversa, "Treasury Warns of Deception by Iran," The Associated Press, 20 March 2008

AFP, "Russian FM warns military action on Iran 'disastrous'," March 20, 2008

FP Passport, "State Department accused of shilling for Iran," 20 March 2008

John Rosenthal, "Nabucco Follies: State Department Shills for EU Pipeline to Carry Iranian Gas," World Politics Review, 20 March 2008

US, Department of the Treasury, FIN-2008-A002, Subject: Guidance to Financial Institutions on the Continuing Money Laundering Threat Involving Illicit Iranian Activity, March 20, 2008

William R. Polk, "Iran: Danger and Opportunity," Informed Comment, 20 March 2008

2008--21 March

Tom Coghlan, "Dick Cheney tour sparks Iran war rumours," Telegraph, 21 March 2008

Joe Conason, "Bomb, bomb Iran?" Salon, 21 March 2008

Robin Wright, "Iran a Nuclear Threat, Bush Insists," Washington Post, March 21, 2008

Barak Ravid, "Israel, Germany plan int'l summit to stop Iran nuke program," Ha'aretz, 21 March 2008

Xinhua, "U.S. says it maintains pressure on Iran," 21 March 2008

AFP, "France to reduce nuclear arsenal, warns of Iran danger," March 21, 2008

Daniel Dombey and Stephanie Kirchgaessner, "Steer clear of Iran central bank, says US," Financial Times, March 21 2008

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Report: Iran buying missiles for Syria," 21 March 2008

AFP, "White House back pedals on Bush comments on Iran bomb," March 21, 2008

2008--22 March

Boston Globe, "Iran's tribute to democracy," 22 March 2008

Julian Borger, "Conservative wins in Iran poll show sanctions are failing, say analysts," The Guardian, March 22 2008

2008--23 March

Chris Floyd, " Worried Yet? Saudis Prepare for "Sudden Nuclear Hazards" After Cheney Visit," Empire Burlesque, 23 March 2008

2008--24 March

AFP, "US commander in Iraq blames Iran for Green Zone bombings," March 24, 2008

Matthew Rothschild, "Bush Closer to Bombing Iran," The Progressive, Posted March 24, 2008.

Al Pessin, "US Military Says Iran Continues to Help Iraqi Insurgents," Voice of America News, 24 March 2008

PR-Inside (Austria), "Cheney says Hamas, with help from Syria and Iran, sabotages Israel-Palestinian peace talks," 24 March 2008

FOX News, "Petraeus: Iran Behind Rocket Attack On Green Zone," 24 March 2008

Interview of Vice President Dick Cheney by Martha Raddatz, ABC News, Ambassador's Residence, Ankara, Turkey, 24 March 2008

2008--25 March

China Daily, "Cheney discusses terrorism, Iran with Turkey's PM," 25 March 2008

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran to hold second round of polls in April," 25 March 2008

Anthony Cordesman, "Security Challenges and Threats in the Gulf: A Net Assessment," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 25 March 2008

Los Angeles Times, "Cheney makes Iran bomb allegation," 25 March 2008

2008--26 March

The Bangkok Post, "Is Cheney on a 'war hunt'?" 26 March 2008

Sabah (Turkey), "Cheney's warning on Iran," 26 March 2008

Edith Lederer, "Iran Wants Compensation for UN Sanctions," The Associated Press, March 26, 2008

Barak Ravid, Yoav Stern and Avi Issacharoff, "Mubarak: Gaza tension brings Iran threat closer," Ha'aretz, 26 March 2008

Xinhua, "Iraq, energy, ME peace process, Iran dominate Cheney's regional tour," 26 March 2008

2008--27 March

The Jerusalem Post, "Ashkenazi: Consider all measures to stop Iran," 27 March 2008

Ayman El-Amir, "The invisible guests of Syria," Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), 27 March 2008

The Moscow News, "Iran Moves to Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization," 27 March 2008

Reuters, "Iran suspends pilgrim tours to Iraq - state TV," 27 March 2008

Alireza Jafarzadeh, "The Mission of Iran’s New Majlis," FOXNews, 27 March 2008

Farangis Najibullah, "Central/South Asia: Iran Pushes Cross-Border TV Project," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 27 March 2008

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Russian intelligence sees U.S. military buildup on Iran border," 27 March 2008

2008--28 March

Manash Goswami, "India Plans Talks With Pakistan on Iran Gas Pipeline," Bloomberg, 28 March 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran, Indonesia Condemn Anti-Islamic Dutch Film," 28 March 2008

Reuters, "Brown to discuss Iraq and Iran in White House visit," 28 March 2008

2008--29 March

Bennett Ramberg, "Beyond failed sanctions," Daily Times (Pakistan), 29 March 2008

Khaled Yacoub Oweis, "Gaddafi says Arabs should not alienate Iran," Reuters, 29 March 2008

Reuters, "Iran urges end to Iraq fighting, says helps U.S.," 29 March 2008

The Iran Report, "The Islamic Republic: A Structural Time Bomb," 29 March 2008

2008--30 March

Xinhua, "Iran call for speedy end to clashes in Iraq," 30 March 2008

Fredrik Dahl, "Iran summons Dutch envoy over Koran film," Reuters, 30 March 2008

AFP, "CIA chief says Iran has nuclear weapons drive," March 30, 2008

GulfNews (United Arab Emirates), "Leaders call on Iran to end occupation of UAE islands," 30 March 2008

Swissinfo, "United States seeks copy of Iran gas contract," 30 March 2008

Farangis Najibullah, "Iran: Russia, China Unlikely To Welcome Tehran Into SCO," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 30 March 2008

2008--31 March

Patrick Sawer, "Dorset man smuggling parts to Iran, says US," Telegraph (UK), 31 March 2008

Kay Biouki and Colin Freeman, "Moqtada al-Sadr in seminary in Iran's Qom," Telegraph (UK), 31 March 2008

CNN, " Observers interpret Iraq cease-fire, Iran's role," 31 March 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Jewish group slams Swiss-Iran gas deal; U.S. questions whether contract violates sanctions," 31 March 2008

Marc Ambinder, "Iran And Iraq, Together," Atlantic Online, 31 March 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran Approves Contested Tehran Election Results," 31 March 2008

2008--1 April

Janine Zacharia, "Iran Incites Cold War With U.S. in Lebanon Stalemate," Bloomberg, 1 April 2008

Edith M. Lederer, "Russia Urges Iran to Join Nuclear Talks," The Associated Press, 1 April 2008

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran authenticates Tehran poll result," 1 April 2008

John McGlynn, "The day the US declared war on Iran," Asia Times, 1 April 2008

2008--2 April

Ha'aretz, "BBC poll: Iran only country viewed more negatively than Israel," 2 April 2008

The Guardian "The royal road to Qom," 2 April 2008

CNNMoney, "China's CNOOC still in talks with Iran on North Pars gas field - source," 2 April 2008

The Associated Press, "Missile Defense Plans," 2 April 2008

A. Savyon & Y. Mansharof, "Power Struggle in Iran – Part IV: Staged Majlis Elections, Elimination of Reformist Political Representation, Abolition of 'Rule of the Jurisprudent'," Middle East Media Research Institute, #430, April 2, 2008

Sana Abdallah, "World view of US betters; Israel, Iran low," Middle East Times, 2 April 2008

Carmen Gentile, "Analysis: Will Iran energy project work?" United Press International, 2 April 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran's Bleak Economic Picture," 02 April 2008

2008--3 April

Kimberly Kagan, "The Second Iran-Iraq War," Wall Street Journal, April 3, 2008

Angus Reid Global Monitor, "Americans See Iran as Greatest US Enemy," 3 April 2008

George Jahn, "Surprise as China gives IAEA secrets of Iran's nuclear work," The Scotsman, 3 April 2008

Hassan Nafaa, "After Damascus," Al-Ahram Weekly, 3 April 2008

Wall Street Journal, "China Denies Providing Iran Intelligence to IAEA," 3 April 2008

Lachlan Carmichael, "Will US engage with Iran on Iraq’s future?" Middle East Online, 3 April 2008

Salama A Salama, "Summit of despair," Al-Ahram Weekly, 3 April 2008

F. Gregory Gause, III University of Vermont, “Iraq 2012: The Regional Context,” Testimony before Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, April 3, 2008

Noah Shachtman, "Al Qaeda #2: We'll Attack Iran," Danger Room, 3 April 2008

2008--4 April

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Ahmadinejad: Enrichment activities to continue," 4 April 2008

Reuters, "Iran helped end Iraq fighting: Iraq party adviser," 4 April 2008

Ed Barna, "Ritter says White House preparing for war in Iran," Rutland Herald, 4 April 2008

The Hindu, "Iran assembles more advanced centrifuges, continues enrichment," 4 April 2008

George Jahn, "Diplomats: Iran Assembling Centrifuges," The Associated Press, 4 April 2008

Raghida Dergham, "Will Media Escalation Lead to an Unexpected War in the Region?" Dar Al-Hayat (Lebanon), 4 April 2008

2008--5 April

Los Angeles Times, "Iran debate heats up as testimony day approaches," 5 April 2008

Tehran Times, " Iran helped return peace to Iraq: Hakim," 5 April 2008

AFP, "Iran keeps mum on Sadr," 5 April 2008

Tehran Times, " Iran calls Britain major NPT violator," 5 April 2008

Trend News (Azerbaijan), "If Iran does not Stop Nuclear Program, War is Unavoidable: Politicians," 5 April 2008

AFP, "Iran rejects Western incentives to suspend nuclear work," 5 April 2008

Press TV (Iran), "'Petraeus will be beating Iran war drum'," 5 April 2008

Damien McElroy, "British fear US commander is beating the drum for Iran strikes," Telegraph (UK), April 4, 2008

The Times of India, "Deora to meet Pak, Iran officials on gas pipeline issue," 5 April 2008

GulfNews (UAE), " Iran rejects new offer to stop nuclear enrichment," 5 April 2008

Middle East Analysis, "Engaging Iran: Iran jilts EU again, refuses to halt enrichment," 5 April 2008

2008--6 April

Israel Today, "Iran to expand nuclear program," 6 April 2008

Trudy Rubin, "Worldview: Basra fiasco showed Iran's power in Iraq," Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 April 2008

Tehran Times, " Iran-UAE cooperation committee to be established: spokesman," 6 April 2008

Sarah Baxter and Marie Colvin, "Iran joined militias in battle for Basra," The Sunday Times, April 6, 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Iran helped halt raids on militia," 6 April 2008

Ali Akbar Bareini, "Iran Rejects Nuclear Incentives," The Associated Press, 6 April 2008

2008--7 April

Arab Times (Kuwait), " Attack on Israel will destroy Iran," 7 April 2008

Hürriyet (Turkey), "Major powers to meet in April on Iranian nuclear program," 7 April 2008

Tom Karon, "The Perils of a Banker’s War on Iran," Infowars, 7 April 2008

2008--8 April

Arabian Business (UAE), "Iran's inflation skyrockets," 8 April 2008

The Guardian (UK), "OPEC official says oil price 'fair' - paper," 8 April 2008

Yaakov Katz and Gil Hoffman, "'We'll destroy the Iranians if they attack us'," The Jerusalem Post, 8 April 2008

Gary Kamiya, "The Iran boogeyman is back," Salon, 8 April 2008

US, Senate, "Report to Congress on the Situation in Iraq," General David H. Petraeus, ommander, Multi-National Force–Iraq, 8-9 April 2008

Testimony of Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, April 8, 2008

2008--9 April

AFP, "Iran to defy West on nuclear: Ahmadinejad," 9 April 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Prominent Iranian reformist cleric jailed, ordered to be defrocked," 9 April 2008

Pyotr Goncharov, "Why does Iran need thermonuclear bubbles?" Russia News and Information Agency/Novosti, 9 April 2008

Kevin Drum, "Basra And Iran," CBS News, 9 April 2008

Middle East Times, "Editorial: Iran's 160,000 U.S. hostages," 9 April 2008

FOX News, "Iran Rejects U.S. Claim That Tehran Funds Shiite Militias in Iraq," 9 April 2008

Iran Watch, "Iran in the Petraeus-Crocker hearings," 9 April 2008

2009--10 April

Los Angeles Times, "IRAN: A press summary of nuclear defiance," 10 April 2008

International Herald Tribune, "US diplomat says Iran is hardening its position over disputed nuclear program," 10 April 2008

AFP, "Iran's Ahmadinejad targets 'corrupt world leadership'," 10 April 2008

Xinhua, "Iran calls U.S. commander's Iraq report justification of 'false strategies and failure'," 10 April 2008

Thomas Omestad, "Diplomacy Stalls as Iran's Nuclear Program Advances," U.S. News & World Report, 10 April 2008

Ibrahim Nawwar, "Occupation in fragments," Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), 10 April 2008

United Press International, "Crocker: Room at the table for Iran," 10 April 2008

AFP, "Bush ties Iran, Al-Qaeda, among 'greatest threats'," 10 April 2008

Wajahat Ali, "The folly of attacking Iran," AltMuslim, April 10, 2008

Chris Floyd, "Bush Launches Economic 'Shock and Awe' on Iran," Centre for Research on Globalization, 10 April 2008

Press TV (Iran), "Bush to Iran: I give you a 'choice'!" 10 April 2008

Matthew Rothschild, "Bush Hypes Threat from Iran," RINF.com, 10 April 2008

AFP, "Iran FM backs Yemen effort to broker Fatah-Hamas thaw," April 10, 2008

Brian Beutler, "Iran: Sabers and Sobriety," The Media Consortium, April 10, 2008

2008--11 April

AFP, "Iran boasts hundreds of new centrifuges: report," 11 April 2008

Voice of America News, "Iranian Media: Iran Starts Operating Nearly 500 Nuclear Centrifuges," 11 April 2008

Ariel Cohen, "The Real World: Iran – N.Korea with oil?," Middle East Times, 11 April 2008

China Hand, "US sanctions send Iran into Asia's arms," Asia Times, 11 April 2008

AFP, "US advice unheeded in Basra campaign: Petraeus," 11 April 2008

Lolita C. Baldor, "Gates: Iran Boosts Support for Militias," The Associated Press, 11 April 2008

Fouad Ajami, "Iran's Sly Games in Iraq," US News and World Reports, April 11, 2008

AFP, "Iran triggering Shiite "backlash" in Iraq, US ambassador claims," 11 April 2008

Amir Taheri, "Iran's Busted Iraq Bid," FrontPage, 11 April 2008

CNN, " Iraqi leaders turn wary of Iran, Petraeus says," 11 April 2008

Nazila Fathi, "Cabinet Shakeup in Iran," New York Times, 11 April 2008

Atul Aneja, "Swiss-Iran gas deal under attack, The Hindu, 11 April 2008

Tim Reid, "Bush calls Iran one of two greatest threats to America," The Times, April 11, 2008

Edith Lederer, "Iran Demands Israel Stop Force Threats," The Associated Press, 11 April 2008

David Fiderer, "Money Talks. It Says: 'We Like Iran!' (Part 2)," The Huffington Post, 11 April 2008

AFP, "Bush says no plans to attack Iran: interview," 11 April 2008

Michael Evans, "Spy photos reveal 'secret launch site' for Iran's long-range missiles," The Times, April 11, 2008

Dan Froomkin, "Cheney on the Warpath Again?" Washington Post, 11 April 2008

2008--12 April

Tehran Times, " Official: No halt to Iran nuclear program," 12 April 2008

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "U.S. skeptical about Iran's nuclear advances," 12 April 2008

Helene Cooper, "Iran Fighting Proxy War With U.S., Ambassador Says," New York Times, 12 April 2008

Greg Sheridan, "Bush fires off a warning to his foes," The Australian, 12 April 2008

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Tehran keeps its options open," Asia Times, 12 April 2008

Iranian Students News Agency, "Iran denies confrontation with US in Persian Gulf," 12 April 2008

Gordon Prather, "King George and Iran's Inalienable Rights," Anti-War.com, April 12, 2008

Islamic Republic News Agency, "No 'confrontation' between Iran-US in Persian Gulf," 12 April 2008

2008--13 April

AFP, "Iran mosque blast kills 12, wounds over 200," 13 April 2008

Leila Zand, "Creating a U.S.-Iran bridge," Aljazeera, 13 April 2008

Khaleej Times, "Al Qaeda to Iran," 13 April 2008

Juan Cole, " Iran Supported al-Maliki against Militias: OSC; Is the Baker Plan Back? Did Iran Expel Muqtada?" Informed Comment, 13 April 2008

Reuters, "Iraq and U.S. to pressure Iran with diplomacy, force," 13 April 2008

2008--14 April

Rostam Pourzal, "Iran's Struggle for a More Equitable World Order," Campaign Against Sanction and Military Intervention in Iran, 14 April 2008

United Press International, "US, Iran meet behind the scenes on nukes," 14 April 2008

Los Angeles Times, "Preacher says bomb caused Shiraz explosion," 14 April 2008

Jalal Alavi, "Will Bush go to War with Iran?" Political Affairs, 14 April 2008

Khody Akhavi, "US/IRAN: Tough New Sanctions Could Backfire, Experts Warn," IPS (Italy), 14 April 2008

Dee Chisamera, "Report: Iran’s Space Center – Cover Up For Missile Launch Site," eFluxMedia, 14 April 2008

AFP, "Iran probes deadly blast, cause still unclear," 14 April 2008

ABC News, "US, Iran in secret discussions on nuclear program: report," 14 April 2008

Jim Meyers, "Source: U.S. Strike on Iran Nearing," Newsmax, April 14, 2008

2008--15 April

Wall Street Journal, "Bush and Iran, Again," April 15, 2008

AFP, "US military chief calls Iran top challenge, urges dialogue," 15 April 2008

Voice of America News, "World Powers to Meet Wednesday on Iran," 15 April 2008

Los Angeles Times, "Iran says U.S. aids rebels at its borders," April 15 2008

2008--16 April

Xinhua, "Key meeting on Iran's nuke issue overshadowed by Tehran's defiance," 16 April 2008

Atul Aneja, "India to partner Iran on Russia rail link," The Hindu, 16 April 2008

Chris Buckley, "China steps forward in new bid to end Iran dispute," Reuters, 16 April 2008

Ha'aretz, "Iran is playing with fire," 16 April 2008

Tehran Times, "Oil companies shrug off sanctions, Iran’s oil sector flourishing," 16 April 2008

James McKeigue, "Iran Thumbs Nose At West Over Oil Demands," Forbes, 16 April 2008

The MEMRI Blog, "Iran: Trade Exchange with EU Down 7% in 2007," 16 April 2008

2008--17 April

Reuters, "Rice says Arabs must shield Iraq from Iran's sway," 17 April 2008

ABC News, "Clinton's "Umbrella of Deterrence" for Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE," 17 April 2008

Ben Harris, "Debate Moment: Who’s tougher on Iran?" Jewish Telegraphic Agency, April 17, 2008

Shmuel Rosner, "Clinton vows massive retaliation if Israel attacked by Iran," Ha'aretz, April 17, 2008

Greg Bruno, "Iran’s Power Brokers," Council on Foreign Relations, 17 April 2008

Aljazeera, "Ahmadinejad: Iran 'most powerful'," 17 April 2008

AFP, "Olmert says Iran will never be a nuclear power," April 17, 2008

Tehran Times, "Islamabad seeks expansion of economic ties with Tehran: envoy," 17 April 2008

Tehran Times, "Chinese ambassador calls for closer ties with Iran," 17 April 2008

Jacqueline Newmyer and Stephen Peter Rosen, "Iran and extended deterrence," Middle East Strategy at Harvard, 17 April 2008

2008--18 April

James Gerstenzang, "President Bush, Britain's Gordon Brown denounce Iran," Los Angeles Times, 18 April 2008

Trita Parsi, "Can the U.S. and Iran Share the Middle East?" IPS (Italy), 18 April 2008

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "A diplomatic shuffle on Iran," Asia Times, 18 April 2008

Patrick Buchanan, "Who's behind the proxy wars?" The American Cause, April 18, 2008

2008--19 April

Mohammad Akef Jamal, "US has no real Iran strategy," GulfNews (United Arab Emirates), 19 April 2008

AFP, "Rice urges Iraq's Arab neighbors to seize moment in Iraq," April 19, 2008

AFP, "Top Iran clerics criticise Ahmadinejad over economy," April 19, 2008

2008--20 April

Tehran Times, "UN refugee agency called to survey influx of refugees to Iran," 20 April 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran urges Pakistan to accelerate implementation of Peace Pipeline," 20 April 2008

Reuters, "Iran says U.S. shows "Iranophobia" over Iraq," 20 April 2008

Peg Mackey, "Iran official says oil sector will not be beaten by U.S." Reuters, 20 April 2008

2008--21 April

Reuters, "Iran's interests and influence in Iraq," 21 April 2008

Reuters, "U.N. official presses Iran for nuclear answers," 21 April 2008

AFP, "Top UN nuclear official in Iran for weapons talks," April 21, 2008

James Glanz and Alissa J. Rubin, "U.S. and Iran Find Common Ground in Iraq’s Shiite Conflict," New York Times, 21 April 2008

Tehran Times, "British marines seized by Iran “not in Iraqi waters”: report," 21 April 2008

2008--22 April

AFP, "UN nuclear official presses Iran on weapons claims," April 22, 2008

BBC News, "Al-Qaeda accuses Iran of 9/11 lie," 22 April 2008

2008--23 April

Times of India, "Nuclear Iran," 23 April 2008

Rajat Pandit, "No guidance needed on Iran ties: India to US," Times of India, 23 April 2008

Maggie Michael, "Al-Qaeda No 2 accuses Iran of 9/11 conspiracy theory," Scotsman, 23 April 2008

Sujay Mehdudia, "India rejects U.S. advice on Iran," The Hindu, 23 April 2008

2008--24 April

Xinhua, "India says it is for IAEA to decide on nature of Iran's nuclear program," 24 April 2008

The Hindu, "US seeks to smoothen India's ruffled feathers over Iran," 24 April 2008

AFP, "Martyrdom would solve Iran's economic woes: Ahmadinejad," April 24, 2008

New York Times, "Iran to Discuss Alleged Studies of Atomic Arms," 24 April 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "India-Iran to boost energy ties," 24 April 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran backs Iraq’s crackdown on ‘armed groups’," 24 April 2008

Patricia McNerney, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Security and Nonproliferation, "Iran's Nuclear Ambitions," Testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security, Washington, DC, April 24, 2008

2008--25 April

Donna Miles, "Joint Chiefs Chairman Says Iranian Meddling Destabilizes Iraq, Region," American Forces Press Service, 25 April 2008

Parisa Hafezi and Zahra Hosseinian, "Iran's run-off parliamentary election ends," Reuters, 25 April 2008

David Stout, "Top U.S. military officer assails Iran's role in Iraq," International Herald Tribune, April 25, 2008

Malaysian Star, "Pakistan, India close to finalizing accord on gas pipeline from Iran," 25 April 2008

2008--26 April

Ann Scott Tyson, "U.S. Weighing Readiness for Military Action Against Iran," Washington Post, April 26, 2008

R. K. Ramazani, "How to Prevent War at the Starit of Hormuz," National Iranian-American Council, January 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran provided clear answers on alleged studies: FM," 26 April 2008

Xinhua, "State media: Iran denies confrontation with U.S. ship in Gulf," 26 April 2008

Tehran Times, "India, Pakistan say Iran gas pipeline deal just 'weeks' away," 26 April 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran calls on Lebanese rivals to be ‘flexible’," 26 April 2008

2008--27 April

Voice of America News, "Iran Says US Attack Unlikely Due to Iraq, Afghanistan Problems," 27 April 2008

2008--28 April

Reuters, "CHRONOLOGY: Iran's nuclear program," 28 April 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran Discusses 'Serious' Nuclear Proposals With Russia," 28 April 2008

BBC News, "Iran president in Sri Lanka visit," 28 April 2008

News.com (Australia), "British power talks on Iran's nuclear stand-off," 28 April 2008

Justin Raimondo, "Is War With Iran Imminent?" Antiwar.com, 28 April 2008

Lawrence Van Gelder, "Iran Versus Barbie," New York Times, 28 April 2008

Andrew Cochran, "Summary of April 15 Panel on Outlook for Iran & U.S.," Counterterrorism Blog, 28 April 2008

2008--29 April

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran steps into enemy's territory," Asia Times, 29 April 2008

CBS News, "'Hostile' Iran Sparks U.S. Attack Plan," 29 April 2008

Floyd Rudmin, "Consider the Consequences of Bombing Iran’s Nuclear Power Plants… and Pray," Infowars, April 29, 2008

Yochi J. Dreazen, "U.S. Weighs Messages From Iran," Wall Street Journal, 29 April 2008

2008--30 April

The Economic Times (India), "Iran gas may not remain a pipe dream," 30 April 2008

Steven Lee Myers, "Bush Says Syria Nuclear Disclosure Intended to Prod North Korea and Iran," New York Times, 30 April 2008

Subramaniam Sharma and Jay Shankar, "Iran Says Ministers to Discuss Gas Pipeline to Pakistan, India," Bloomberg, 30 April 2008

AFP, "India urges Iran to work with UN nuclear watchdog, says official," 30 April 2008

Peter Wonacott, "India Pursues Energy From Iran: Ahmadinejad Visit Shows New Delhi Courts Mix of Allies," Wall Street Journal, April 30, 2008


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