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January 13, 2009

Iran Get Bomb Parts from U.S.

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

MSNBC reports that Iran has become quite adept at using fake and existing foreign companies to buy technology it is not allowed to possess. Iran has illegally bought technology it uses for roadside bombs, which it then gives (or sells) to terrorists in Iraq, according to both independent experts and...

December 14, 2008

No Rain Fallout

Aggregated from: My Right Word

Haaretz, Israel's most unbelievable newspaper, reports thatU.S. President-elect Barack Obama's administration will offer Israel a "nuclear umbrella" against the threat of a nuclear attack by Iran, a well-placed American source said earlier this week. The source, who is close to the new administratio...

October 26, 2008

South Asia After the Pakistan-China Nuclear Deal

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

“Could China’s plan to help Pakistan build nuclear power plants be the first of many pacts in the region?” wonders Howard Lafranchi for the Christian Science Monitor. “China’s agreement to help Pakistan build two nuclear power plants is prompting warnings that the new U...

October 15, 2008

It’s Not the Nuke, But the State Wielding It

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Shashi Tharoor and Daryl Kimball need to meet, because each sees India in his own light, and I think Tharoor’s is the more cynical. India’s refusal to sign the NPT was based on principle, for the NPT is the last vestige of apartheid in the international system, granting as it does ...

October 14, 2008

The Stick and the Carrot, and North Korea

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Of course North Korea’s regime remains to be one of the most horrific one the face of the planet. There can be no debate about that. But what Slate’s Anne Applebaum doesn’t seem to get is that the North complied with the U.S. and UN in 2005, but was not rewarded in any signfica...

India-USA Relationship Enters A New Era

Earlier this month the US government lifted its 30 year moratorium on nuclear trade with India. US President Bush signed a bill that allows US assistance to India's civilian nuclear energy program and in return India will allow its nuclear facilities for inspection by International Atomic Energy Association. Riding the Elephant thinks that [...]

October 13, 2008

North Korea Will Comply Again With IAEA

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

One day after the Bush administration announced it would remove North Korea from the terrorism blacklist, the country’s leadership said it would resume disablement work at its Yongbyon nuclear complex and it would allow the International Atomic Energy Agency to inspectors to check the work ...

October 10, 2008

Bush Signs Nuclear Energy Deal With India

Aggregated from: Desicritics Category: Politics: US

In a landmark deal that broke many facets of the international nuclear embargo on NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty) non-signatory nations, the US has finally signed a nuclear deal with India. This has been among the most heated and debated agreements in recent times. Part of a mission to make U...

October 3, 2008

Debate Watch: The Global Twittersphere Favors Biden

Throughout the campaign thus far, Voices without Votes has been keeping an eye on the Twittersphere. Last week, we followed our global Tweeps (that's Twitterspeak for "friends") as they commented on the first presidential debate. Tonight, we followed those same Tweeps (and a few newcomers), spread out around ...

September 27, 2008

Obama and McCain Made a Mistake on Iran

In their first debate, Iran was one of hot topics that two presidential candidates discussed. Both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama agreed that the United States “cannot tolerate a nuclear Iran.” Several Iranian bloggers share their opinions on this debate.