Take the Pledge!

If the United States applies increased sanctions, invades, bombs, sends combat troops or drones, or otherwise significantly escalates its intervention in Iran or the region directly or through support of its allies, I pledge to join with others to engage in acts of legal protest and/or nonviolent civil disobedience to prevent or halt the death […]

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Iran War Weekly – February 3, 2013

  Hello All – Using the annual Munich Security Conference as a platform, it appears that the United States, the EU, and Iran have agreed to meet in Kazakhstan during the week of February 25th to renew negotiations about Iran’s nuclear program.  The actual meeting may not be a done deal, however, as Iran has stressed the need […]

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Iran War Weekly September 16, 2012

In 1947 the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists first placed a clock on its cover, with the hands at seven minutes before midnight.  Nuclear war was that close, the atomic scientists thought.  And over the past 65 years the hands of the clock have moved back and forth, from two minutes before midnight (1953) to 17 […]

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Iran Pledge of Resistance: Time to Kick Into Gear

The drumbeat for war has gone through a cycle of loud notes and silence for years, but the rhythm seems to be a little different this time. The Israeli government continues to make serious threats against Iran with a recent report in the Israeli Times stating that Netanyahu, “is determined to attack Iran before the […]

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Iran War Weekly – May 13, 2012

Sign-up to Receive the Iran War Weekly Hello All – With talks between the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany) and Iran scheduled to resume on May 23, the media blackout on the negotiating strategies and changes (if any) in the positions of the several parties to the negotiations has been nearly […]

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Iran War Weekly May 6, 2012

Sign-Up To Receive Iran War Weekly Hello All – With a second round of negotiations re: Iran’s nuclear program scheduled to take place in Baghdad on May 23, most of the preparatory work is taking place off-the-record and behind-the-scenes.  As reported last week, and as reiterated by James Risen’s New York Times article just below, the April meeting in Istanbul was generally […]

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Iran War Weekly-April 29, 2012

Sign-up to receive weekly updates Hello All – With negotiations about Iran’s nuclear program set to resume in Baghdad on May 23, the broad outlines of a possible settlement have begun to emerge.  The terms of an agreement – or at least a suspension of an escalation of the conflict – would include no new sanctions against Iran […]

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Iran War Weekly -April 22, 2012

Iran War Weekly April 22, 2012 Sign-Up To Receive Weekly Updates  Hello All – Iran war news this week was focused on last weekend’s talks between the P5+1 and Iran.  The P5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany) reopened talks with Iran, for the first time in 15 months, over Iran’s alleged violations […]

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Iran War Weekly: April 22, 2012

Iran war news this week was focused on last weekend’s talks between the P5+1 and Iran.  The P5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany) reopened talks with Iran, for the first time in 15 months, over Iran’s alleged violations of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and over Iran’s refusal to obey the UN […]

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Iran War Weekly – 4/15/12

Hello All – This weekend’s meeting in Istanbul significantly – but temporarily? – lowered tensions in the diplomatic standoff between the United States and Iran over the latter’s nuclear program.  While few details are so far available, the conference was deemed successful enough to schedule a second and more substantive meeting in Baghdad on May 23rd. As noted […]

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This April 17th, Tax Day, Resist War on Iran

On April 17th, tax day, people in the U.S. and around the globe will take to the streets and educate their communities about the wickedness of excessive military spending. This is a perfect opportunity for us to speak out against war on Iran. We are gearing up for our first Day of Action on April […]

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