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Iran and the West: From Nuclear Nightmares to Facebook Friends?

Ben Acheson | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

Nuclear apocalypse has been avoided. Iran has agreed to curb its nuclear activity. That's what they tell us anyway. Let's not get ahead of ourselves; even if Iran's cooperation is genuine, world leaders and their Iranian counterparts are not about to hold hands, hug it out or start tweeting funny cat memes to each other.

Could We Still Stop A Strike On Iran?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

World leaders will launch an eleventh hour push to defuse a potential deadly Middle East conflict over the threat from a nuclear Iran, prioritising di...

'Not Ready To Die In Your War'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK

Israel loves Iran is not a refrain you'll hear often from politicians. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called Israel “a cancerous tumor...

Why We Must Not Forget Iraq

Emanuel Stoakes | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK Politics
Emanuel Stoakes

It has been a little over a week since the ninth anniversary of the Iraq war's launch. Watching the UK news over recent days, it seemed that at this milestone moment, serious mainstream media reflection on a conflict that officially ended only months ago were in short supply.

Iran's Latest Nuclear Development Raises International Tensions

Chris McCarthy | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Politics
Chris McCarthy

The arguments are stacked in favour, however, of Iran not intending to strike Israel, despite the bellicose rhetoric. For starters, it would be the largest mass suicide note in history.

Saudi Arabia To Go Nuclear Should Iran Develop Bomb

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

Saudi Arabia would immediately push to acquire nuclear weapons should Iran carry out a successfully nuclear test, according to a report in The Times. ...

Why Is Britain Ramping Up Sanctions Against Iran?

Simon Jenkins | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Politics
Simon Jenkins

Rattling a sabre whenever Washington says so is the most humiliating idiocy. Do any of Britain's leaders really think further economic sanctions will stop Iran's nuclear programme? I cannot believe it.