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“Iran pushed for political solution for Syrian crisis and failed”

September 20, 2012

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The key to resolving Syrian crisis remains in U.S. and Russia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. Speaking on the ongoing Syrian protests, Dorsey said the question is whether anyone holds the key or whether Syria is a desperate struggle for survival till the end. […]

Expert: “Iran to concede only in case of imminent U.S. strike”

September 11, 2012

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Iran will only concede if there is a real deal on the table or when a US strike is imminent, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. Commenting on the recent U.S.-Israeli search-and-rescue exercises and Iran’s upcoming military maneuvers, Dorsey said both of those serve several […]

“Both Iran, P5+1 want to reach agreement to pre-empt possible Israeli strike”

June 20, 2012

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Both Iran and P5+1 group want to reach an agreement in a bid to halt the military aspects of Islamic Republic’s nuclear program and to pre-empt a possible Israeli strike, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

Following “flame” attack on Iran, Kaspersky issues cyberwar warning

June 4, 2012

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Europe’s largest antivirus company Kaspersky Lab warned against possible cyberwar, following the “flame” virus that attacked computers in Iran and the Middle East, NY Times reported. Kaspersky Lab recognized “Flame” as a technologically sophisticated virus that only a government could create. Kaspersky Lab said most infections (189) were found in Iran, and, although other infections […]

“Arab states to desist from direct involvement even if Israel joins U.S. in attacking Iran”

May 12, 2012

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The Arab governments would desist from direct involvement if Israeli forces join the US strike on Iran, expert on South Asian and Middle East Studies, research scholar at the University of Texas at Austin Saif Shahin said.

“Israel’s pressure to have little impact on the Iran-Six powers negotiations”

April 17, 2012

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Israel clearly wants to maintain pressure on Iran as well as on the U.S., it’s a position that makes perfect sense from Israel’s point of view, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said, commenting on Israel’s position regarding the recent “Iran-Six powers” talks in Istanbul. Two […]

Exiled son of Iran’s Shah calls on Israel to aid, instead of bombing nuclear sites

April 10, 2012

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The exiled son of the toppled shah of Iran Reza Pahlavi called on Israel not to bomb his home country, but rather to help the opposition to the ruling system, in an interview aired Monday on Israeli television, The Washington Post reported.

Ex NY City Mayor gone nuts, wants to “attack Iran, if sanctions fail”

April 2, 2012

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Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has apparently lost his mind. What else to expect from a 87 year old, who claims to “attack Iran, if sanctions fail”? The potential for an armed standoff between a nuclear Iran and Israel is not comparable to the Cold War and the United States should be prepared […]

Expert says Iran to hit back at Gulf States, if attacked by U.S. or Israel

March 29, 2012

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If either Israel or the US were to attack Iran, the Islamic republic’s response could well involve Iranian strikes against Gulf states, including Saudi Arabia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

If attacked, Iran will launch 11,000 missiles at U.S., Israel – envoy

March 10, 2012

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Iran has prepared itself to launch about 11,000 missiles at Israel and U.S. bases in the region if they do a strike on country’s nuclear facilities, Tehran’s ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi said, Mehr reported.

Obama will try to hold back Israel from attacking Iran

March 5, 2012

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President Barack Obama says he doesn’t want war but insists he would attack Iran if that was the only option left to stop that nation from getting a nuclear weapon, Fox News reported. “Loose talk of war” only plays into Iran’s hands, Obama said Sunday.

USA pressure: North Korea gives up, Iran stands its ground

March 1, 2012

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Wednesday’s agreement between the United States and North Korea that would halt the latter’s nuclear program is no proof that diplomacy will be enough to stop Iran’s pursuit of nuclear capabilities, a senior Israeli diplomatic official said.