US Concerned over Russian S-300 Deal with Iran

The United States is concerned over Russia's possible deliveries of S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran in connection with Tehran's actions in the region, although such developments would not violate sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic by the UN Security Council, US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf has said. Harf’s comment followed reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to lift the ban on S-300 deliveries to Tehran. However, she said the US be...
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Obama Deal with Iran may Lead to Nuclear War

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) said that the current deal between the Obama administration and Iran could potentially lead to nuclear war, in an interview with The Atlantic. Cotton expressed grave concerns over the agreed upon framework for a nuclear nonproliferation deal with Iran, saying: “If we agreed to the kind of proposal the Obama administration has made, then military confrontation may be further off, but it might also be nuclear.” He believes that the proposal could actually empower Ira...
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Russia Plans to sell Iran Jets after Ban Lifted

Russia says it is willing to sell automobiles, aircraft, and ships to Iran after the removal of sanctions against the Islamic Republic. "We are interested in supplies to this country. This concerns the automobile, aircraft, shipbuilding, and other industries,” Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said in the city of Khabarovsk in eastern Russia, Interfax reported on Saturday. “We are prepared to work together on conditions of cooperation and joint projects," he noted. Iran...
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Pentagon’s Jade Helm Exercise Could Be a Mock Invasion of Iran

The upcoming Jade Helm exercise, conducted by the US military across seven states has been attacked as a preparation for martial law, but could in fact be part of a much more sinister project. In the past several days, leaked plans for seven-state a US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) exercise in which states role-play as countries have made rounds across both news sites and conspiracy theorist circuits, with the latter ringing alarm, calling the drills a preparation for martial law. Howeve...
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John Bolton Calls for Attack on Iran in New York Times Op-Ed

Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton published an op-ed Thursday arguing that bombing Iran is the best method for halting its nuclear arms research. Bolton’s piece, titled “To Stop Iran’s Bomb, Bomb Iran,” appeared in Thursday’s edition of The New York Times. In it, he argued that neither diplomacy nor economic sanctions would prevent an atomic Tehran. “The inescapable conclusion is that Iran will not negotiate away its nuclear program,” Bolton wrote. “Nor will sanctions block i...
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