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War on Iran: options, strategies and outcomes

February 29, 2012

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This is something I discovered online, a brief analysis of possible war on Iran, and how it could possibly go forward. Military specialists on Middle East analyzed the various options for a military operation against Iran, and according to them, there are two scenarios.

Russian experts: Iran does have nuclear weapon, expect the worst

February 29, 2012

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Weekly “Military-Industrial Courier” publishes a number of statements made at the “round table” of the Club World Economics and International Affairs, Department of World Economy and International Affairs HSE and the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy. This particular topic was “Possible new war in the Persian Gulf”. Russian experts expressed various of their own […]

Iran to give Pakistan $250m for gas pipeline project

February 29, 2012

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Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain has said that Iran has agreed to export 80,000 barrels of crude oil annually to Pakistan and has also agreed to provide $250 million for the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project, PakTribune reported.

Wikileaks says Russia gave Israel codes for breaking down Iran’s air defense systems

February 29, 2012

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I, personally, do not believe this is true, sounds too unrealistic. According to the Interfax information, referring to Israeli resources, Israel handed Russian codes of the unmanned aircrafts transferred to Georgia, in exchange for codes to break down Iran’s air defense systems. References lead to the documents published by Wikileaks.

“Iran’s ban on foreign security software lowers attack risks”

February 29, 2012

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If Iran bans the import of foreign software, it will decrease the potential that an aggressor can implement a back-door or other channel to disrupt services, founder of WAF Enterprises, former Director of Emerging Security Technologies at IBM mobile, Amrit Williams said.

Iran to build industrial city with 50 companies in Tajikistan

February 29, 2012

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Iran plans to build an industrial city with 50 companies in Tajikistan, Iran.ru reported. According to the website, the Tajik government will allocate funds for the project, which is to be iniciated on the outskirts of Dushanbe.

Security expert: Iran not to stop nuclear program because of digital threats

February 28, 2012

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Iran is not simply going to stop pursuing their programs because of a digital threat, founder of WAF Enterprises, former Director of Emerging Security Technologies at IBM mobile, Amrit Williams said.

Parliamentary elections coming up: Iran’s crackdown on freedom of expression escalates

February 28, 2012

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Iran’s crackdown on freedom of expression has dramatically escalated in the run up to this week’s parliamentary elections, Amnesty International said today.

National Iranian American Day of Service – soon

February 28, 2012

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Interesting, I didn’t know this kind of thing is being celebrated in the U.S. Silly me. In just five short days, hundreds of Iranian Americans across the country will be participating in the 2nd Annual National Iranian American Day of Service.

Numbers of early marriages grow in Iran

February 28, 2012

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The number of early marriages in Iran has increased by 45 percent in four years (2006-2010), according to a member of the Society for the rights of adolescents Farshid Yezdani, ISNA news agency reported.

Leaked: Israel destroyed Iran nuclear infrastructure?

February 27, 2012

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WikiLeaks begins releasing cache of 5 million emails from US intel firm, according to some of which, Israel has already destroyed Iran’s nuclear infrastructure, JPost reported.

Security expert: Friendly countries can help Iran to create a cyber army

February 27, 2012

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Iran is unlikely to look for Western support in establishing its own cyber army, founder of WAF Enterprises, former Director of Emerging Security Technologies at IBM mobile, Amrit Williams said.