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Iran update: number 131

Summary

  • United States consults Arab representatives on Iran's nuclear program
  • Condoleezza Rice asserts that U.S.-backed sanctions are having an effect
  • Iran tests new missile during naval exercises in Sea of Oman
  • Uncertainty over delivery of S-300 air defense system to Iran
  • President-elect Barack Obama announces his diplomatic approach to Iran
  • Iran's government does not expect significant policy changes from Washington
  • The United States may directly back Israel with a nuclear guarantee

 

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Iran update: number 130

Summary

  • White House charges Iran with non-compliance in recent IAEA inspections
  • Iran and the IAEA still at an impasse
  • First Iranian nuclear plant scheduled to begin operation in early 2009
  • Iran may presently have sufficient nuclear material for a single weapon
  • British Foreign Secretary's 'nuclear' warning to Iran
  • Washington's foreign policy on Iran

On November 19, the White House assailed

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Iran update: number 127

Summary

  • Russia decides not to sell Iran its S-300 anti-aircraft system
  • In the second presidential debate, Obama and McCain sound off on sanctions
  • The Bush Administration holds off on establishing permanent diplomatic presence in Iran
  • Iran refutes earlier hints that it might cease uranium enrichment on condition that it receives a guaranteed international supply of nuclear fuel
  • Iran withdraws its bid to be on the board of the IAEA in favor of regional partner Syria

 

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US-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: What comes next?

On October 1, 2008 the US Congress passed the US-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement. The long anticipated agreement would allow US companies to trade nuclear technology, information, and material to India. It has faced several hurdles, including first passing the US Congress in 2006, the Indian Parliament in July, the IAEA Board of Governors in August, and the Nuclear Suppliers Group in September. Controversy surrounds the agreement because, India is not an established member of the nonproliferation regime and it detonated nuclear devices in 1998.

As public spending belts tighten, costly dreams of force projection are protected

Money is being wasted on new and irrelevant carriers and Trident submarines

While spending on public services is to be tightened in the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), public money is being wasted on new carriers and Trident submarines irrelevant to the security threats facing Britain. A new report to be published on Tuesday 9 October, The Real Cost Behind Trident Replacement and the Carriers calculates the annual cost of the two systems to be at least

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Iran update: number 126

Summary

  • IAEA suggests that Iran may have attempted to combine its missile and nuclear technologies; Iran refuses to fully cooperate with its inquiries
  • UN Security Council passes resolution req

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