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China Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea's Nukes

In the U.S., North Korea often feels more like of a punchline than a political threat. Coverage of the country skews heavily toward humor, whether it’s news stories about Kim Jong Un’s gravity-defying hair, or Hollywood films that milk North Korean misery for laughs. 565 more words

I bet the CIA wishes Sue Mi Terry would disassociate herself from them

In a recent Foreign Affairs piece, former CIA analyst and Weatherhead Institute “reaearch scholar” Sue Mi Terry and CFR Fellow Max Boot argued that… 485 more words

North Korea

David Frum: Do Ayatollah Khamenei and Donald Trump share a Twitter ghostwriter?

@EliLake Astonishingly so.

— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) April 21, 2015

Bloomberg View’s Eli Lake has been keeping an eye on the official Twitter feed of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei and notes sarcastically that the Iranian regime “is so obviously moderating.” What gives him that idea?

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International Events

Mohammad Javad Zarif: A Message From Iran

New York Times: TEHRAN — WE made important progress in Switzerland earlier this month. With the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany, we agreed on parameters to remove any doubt about the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program and to lift international sanctions against Iran. 125 more words

Politics

Iran and Saudi Arab Reaction to Pakistan Nuclear test (May 1998)

As its a common knowledge that Pakistan joined the nuclear club by conducting 5 nuclear explosions on 28th May, 1998. So most countries around the world didnt like this exercise as this made us the first Islamic country to declare nuclear capability. 326 more words

West Germany 'secretly funded Israel's nuclear bomb', despite Israel denials

THE TELEGRAPH
by Justin Huggler
April 14, 2015

West Germany secretly funded the development of Israel’s nuclear weapons, a German newspaper has claimed, despite Israeli denials.  109 more words

Israel & Middle East

Putin approves sale of anti-aircraft missiles to Iran

(CNN) — Russia has lifted a ban on the sale of a sophisticated air-defense system to Iran, drawing criticism from the United States and Israel. 747 more words

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