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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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Unlike Bush, Obama Is Selling Israel the Planes and Bombs to Attack Iran

Orginally posted here WASHINGTON – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested the United States approve the sale of advanced refueling aircraft as well as GBU-28 bunker-piercing bombs to Israel during a recent meeting with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday. The American official said that U.S. President Barack Obama instructed Panetta to work […]

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A Message of Peace & Friendship from Iran

Leila Zand, Program Director, Middle East & Civilian Diplomacy, Fellowship Of Reconciliation, shared this letter from a friend in Iran. Originally posted here and here. To all the wonderful peacemakers in national peace conference To all of our brothers and sisters in the beautiful world We are sending you the message of peace and friendship from […]

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Iranian Women Speak Out Against War

Pledge of Resistance, by Robert Naiman

In the 1980s, during Reagan’s war in Central America, there was a movement called the Pledge of Resistance. The basic idea was that you sign a pledge that if Reagan invades Nicaragua, you’re willing to get arrested in mass civil disobedience. Of course, people involved in the Pledge of Resistance did not just sit around […]

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