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As nuclear talks begin, suicide bomber strikes in Iran

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As nuclear talks begin, suicide bomber strikes in Iran

Nuclear weapons policy expert Joseph Cirincione discusses the probability of Iran backing way from a deal to send enriched uranium abroad and the likelihood of a military strike against Iran's nuclear facilities. Al Jazeera English's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Tehran on the aftermath of the suicide bombing.

Posted: October 19, 2009 18:42   Comments: 1
Afghan immigrants find refuge in oil-rich Iran

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Afghan immigrants find refuge in oil-rich Iran

As the world's second largest oil producer, Iran has become a model of stability in the region. It is estimated that approximately 3 million Afghan immigrants in Iran are doing low-skill labor. Richard O'Regan reports from Tehran.

Posted: October 19, 2009 17:27   Comments: 5
Western nations to assess Iranian trustworthiness

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Western nations to assess Iranian trustworthiness

Iran faces stiffer economic sanctions if it fails to follow through on a tentative plan to move most of its enriched uranium out of the country. This relocation could delay Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb. Do you think that Iran can be trusted to make good on its promise to take concrete steps aimed at reducing tensions over its nuclear program?

Posted: October 19, 2009 11:52   Comments: 28
Week in Review: Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Russia

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Week in Review: Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Russia

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and David Andelman of the World Policy Journal discuss corruption in Afghanistan, strategic opportunities in Pakistan, Iran's relationship with Russia and China and the threat of nuclear weapons.

Posted: October 16, 2009 16:25   Comments: 0
Strategic ties highlight Russia’s regional importance

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Strategic ties highlight Russia’s regional importance

Angela Stent of Georgetown University discusses the significance of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit, the importance of Russia as a regional power with China and sanctions against Iran.

Posted: October 13, 2009 14:08   Comments: 1
Iranian scientist still missing after June pilgrimage

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Iranian scientist still missing after June pilgrimage

An Iranian scientist remains missing after a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in June. Many in Iran assume that Amiri defected, but the U.S. denies any involvement. Nazanine Moshiri of Al Jazeera English reports from Tehran.

Posted: October 9, 2009 11:15   Comments: 1
Diplomatic victory with Iran staves off preemptive attacks

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Diplomatic victory with Iran staves off preemptive attacks

The outcome of the recent Geneva talks between the P5+1 and Iran is a victory for diplomacy, writes Worldfocus contributor and former ambassador of Pakistan Azmat Hassan. Engagement with Iran can soften the rough edges.

Posted: October 6, 2009 09:54   Comments: 2
Amid Iran nuclear talks, don’t forget human rights

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Amid Iran nuclear talks, don’t forget human rights

In addition to holding the Iranian government accountable for its nuclear ambitions, writes Worldfocus contributor Dwight Bashir, the P5+1 should use its new platform to raise substantive human rights issues -- and not just behind closed doors.

Posted: October 5, 2009 10:42   Comments: 4
Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

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Week in review: Iran and rethinking Afghanistan

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week’s top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and developments in regards to Iran's nuclear program.

Posted: October 2, 2009 15:31   Comments: 5
Iran agrees to move enriched uranium to Russia

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Iran agrees to move enriched uranium to Russia

Iran has agreed to a deal that would move most of its declared stockpile of enriched uranium to Russia for further refinement, before it is delivered back to Iran for peaceful uses at a research reactor in Tehran. Timothy Frye of Columbia University discusses Russia's motivations.

Posted: October 2, 2009 14:20   Comments: 1

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