Iran-Pakistan-India Nexus – The New Silk Road

Iran moving into the big league Kaveh L Afrasiabi

Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s three-nation tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India and the welter of agreements and understandings reached between Tehran and these governments serve notice beyond the mere issue of energy security and Iran’s expanding role in the sub-continent’s […]

Strategic Timing – China Reveals Iran Nuclear Antics To IAEA

VIENNA, Austria (AP) — China gave the International Atomic Energy Agency intelligence about Iran’s nuclear program despite Beijing’s opposition to harsh U.N. Security Council sanctions on Tehran, according to diplomats familiar with the matter.

A Chinese decision to provide information for a probe into Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program could […]

Israel, Syria, North Korea – Nukes, Real or Imagined

On Thursday The Washington Post reported that Intelligence gathered by the United States over the past six months points to possible cooperation between North Korea and Damascus on building a nuclear facility on Syrian land.

The report said the evidence for the claim came primarily from Israel, including satellite images that led […]

3000 Centrifuges Later – Give Bush Another Excuse, Please

Iran is running 3,000 atomic centrifuges

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday Iran had met a planned target of installing and running 3,000 atomic centrifuges used in enriching uranium, Iranian news agencies reported.

Iran had said it aimed to have that many centrifuges, which are set up in […]