Regions / Iran
Stuxnet provides ready-made justification for those who would retaliate in kind.
The West showed little flexibility in recent negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program as the hopes for a diplomatic solution grow dimmer.
Iran is suffering from cyberattacks and sanctions, even though it has halted its support for terrorist attacks -- and has no nuclear-weapons program.
This article discusses the latest developments in the tension between Washington and Tehran over Iran's nuclear program as the Baghdad talks approach quickly.
Israel has squandered its cherished state-sponsor-of-terrorism card on a bad bet.
This article examines the political and economic ties between Israel and Azerbaijan and the discussion of Israeli plans to attack Iran from Azerbaijan, however, the author concludes that Baku will not permit Tel Aviv to use its territory for striking the Islamic Republic as Azeri national interests would be undermined.
Trying to defend a state with illegal nuclear weapons over one with none is a recipe for disaster.
Ethics aside, democracy promotion in Iran would take too long to prevent an attack by the West.
War fever has broken -- temporarily anyway.
If the West can provide Iran the space to compromise on its nuclear program, the upcoming Baghdad talks just might yield a breakthrough.