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Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Friday that any foreign military intervention against Iran’s nuclear programme would trigger “war and chaos” across the Middle East and beyond. “Time is limited. France will do everything to avoid military intervention, but there is […]


EU Set To Widen Iran Sanctions

EU Set To Widen Iran Sanctions

The European Union is set to widen its sanctions against Iran when the club’s foreign ministers meet in Brussels on January 23. The 27 member states are expected to agree on an embargo against Iranian oil exports and might even […]


US Defense Releases The Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC)

US Defense Releases The Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC)

This paper proposes a concept for how joint forces will achieve operational access in the face of armed opposition by a variety of potential enemies and under a variety of conditions, as part of a broader national approach. Operational access […]


Operating from Range to Defeat Iran’s Anti-Access and Area-Denial Threats

Operating from Range to Defeat Iran’s Anti-Access and Area-Denial Threats

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the U.S. military has been able to project power overseas with few serious challenges to its freedom of action. This “golden era” for U.S. power projection may be rapidly drawing to a close. […]


China’s Wen defends oil trade with Iran

China’s Wen defends oil trade with Iran

Premier Wen Jiabao has defended China’s vast oil trade with Iran as legitimate while stressing the Beijing government’s opposition to Tehran acquiring nuclear weapons. “China has normal trading relations with Iran, but will not bargain away its principles. We support […]


Israel Says Decision on Iran Attack ‘Far Off’

Israel Says Decision on Iran Attack ‘Far Off’

America’s top general is heading to Israel amid rising tension with Iran over its nuclear program. But Israel is toning down speculation about military action. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak says a decision by his country on whether to attack […]


Cyberspat Erupts As Iran-Azerbaijan Relations Become Increasingly Strained

Cyberspat Erupts As Iran-Azerbaijan Relations Become Increasingly Strained

BAKU: Iranian-Azerbaijani tensions — which have been escalating for weeks — have apparently erupted into a cyberskirmish that has affected dozens of websites in both countries. Meanwhile, a meeting between Azerbaijani, Iranian, and Turkish foreign ministers scheduled for January 17 […]


Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone a major military defence exercise scheduled for spring, a senior security official said Sunday, amid rising regional tension over Iran’s nuclear programme. “Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone […]


Navy to Maintain Focus on Middle East, Strait of Hormuz

Navy to Maintain Focus on Middle East, Strait of Hormuz

The Navy will remain focused on the Middle East, particularly the strategic Strait of Hormuz, while ensuring its sailors operating there are remain properly equipped for the mission, the chief of naval operations said yesterday. Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert […]


 
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