Sunday, January 28, 2007

Iran silent about condemnation of denial of holocaust

Sunday's Daily Briefing on Iran.
Iran's official radio silent about U.N. resolution against Holocaust denials.
  • reported that Iran's official radio, Voice of Islamic Republic of Iran, failed to report on its English-language web site about adoption Friday of the U.N. resolution condemning Holocaust denials.
U.S. Calls Iran's Demands On Nuclear Inspectors 'Outrageous'.
  • Radio Free Europe reported that the United States says it is "outrageous" that Iran is demanding the removal of the United Nations official in charge of overseeing inspections of Iran 's nuclear program.
Intelligence Brief: U.S. Moves to Regain Leverage over Iran.
  • PINR released an in-depth report in 2004 on Iran 's foreign policy objectives. According to the report, the "best-case scenario for Iran is that the U.S. military is forced to withdraw from Iraq" and the worst-case scenario "is that the United States or Israel launches a preemptive strike on Iran's nuclear complex, possibly associated with American military efforts at regime change."
Nobel Prize Game Theory Expert Views the Iranian Nuclear Threat.
  • Nobel Prize Laureate Robert Aumann, The 7th Herzliya Conference argued that Iran's nuclear armament program is less threatening than it appears at first glance. The rulers of Iran are often called lunatics, but there is no evidence that this is the case. A must read.
Saudi warns 'interfering' Iran.
  • MWC News reported that Saudi Arabia's king has said Iran is putting the Gulf region in danger and has advised Tehran leaders to know "their limits".
Iran says it’s installing centrifuges.
  • ABC News reported that Iran is currently installing 3,000 centrifuges, a top Iranian lawmaker said Saturday.
North Korea Denies Cooperating With Iran.
  • The Washington Post reported that North Korea dismissed allegations Saturday that the communist regime is cooperating with Iran in nuclear development, accusing Western media of spreading the rumor.
Here are five news items you may have missed.
  • Amir Taheri, Arab News examined the options left to the Lebanese after the attempts by Hezbollah to bring down its government.
  • Reuters reported that the editor of Egypt's most prestigious government newspaper said Iran was trying to spread Shi'a Islam in Arab countries that have no Shi'ites in an attempt to recreate an Iranian empire in the Middle East.
  • The Telegraph reported that a pre-emptive military strike against Iran involving British troops could be launched under a Conservative government said Tory leader David Cameron.
  • Yahoo News published photos when former President of Iran Mohammad Khatami, left, and Senator from Massachusetts , USA, John Kerry took the stage for a session 'The Future of the Middle East' at the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland , Saturday Jan. 27, 2007.
  • You Tube featured a video: Ahmadinejad bores reporter to sleep.
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