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  1. Blinded by Iran to the real nuclear threat

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... question: which is really worse, the development of nuclear weapons by Iran, or the half dozen or so that North Korea is believed to have? The question seems especially relevant in the aftermath ... as far as Alaska and the American west coast. While North Korea adamantly refuses to return to six-party talks on its nuclear programme, however, Iran appears in media coverage as the more ...

  2. UN has role to play in North Korean solution

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... regularly since the early 1990s- used threats and ignored agreements to highlight its circumstances. Iran, like North Korea, is on the US' list of nations perceived as part of an 'axis ... headway because of a more intensified diplomatic approach in which Iran is never far from international attention. That has not been the case with North Korea. Negotiations, sanctions or severed ...

  3. G8 summit a chance for progress on nuclear threat

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is an opportunity to move closer to consensus on how to deal with Iran's nuclear ambitions and North Korea's provocative missile tests. The dangerous flare-up on Israel's border with Lebanon ... of research and development co-operation. This is in addition to helping Iran build reactors for producing electricity, guaranteeing the supply of nuclear fuel and a broad range of economic ...

  4. The business of pointing missiles

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... missiles suffer periodic failures- often in the initial stages of flight testing. The Taepodong-2's faults will be rectified, and there will be more flights to prove the system. Iran ... to negotiate benefits from the US. It continued design work, testing engines and components, and assembling missiles at home, while doing flight-testing in Iran and sharing the information with Tehran. ...

  5. When the drive for peace only heightens tensions

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... reconciliation? A common denominator is Iran. As a Shiite Muslim state, Iran exerts tremendous militant influence among Shiites in Iraq and elsewhere, including southern Lebanon. Tehran poses a threat ... this end, Iran has collaborated with North Korea on technology. Iran's nuclear programme relies on highly enriched uranium, an area in which Pyongyang steadfastly denies having dabbled, while ...

  6. Fiddling as the N Korean missile crisis burns

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the irony of denouncing Iran's supposed nuclear capability without also censuring Pyongyang, which has just shown us it does indeed have dangerous nuclear capabilities (if not actual nuclear bombs). Only a handful of experts and journalists have highlighted the folly of America's fixation on Iran at the expense of North Korea. And so Washington's inept policies and misplaced ...

  7. N Korean launch threatens to fire up regional arms race

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Furthermore, signs indicate that North Korea might conduct another nuclear test following the launch, repeating what it did in 2009. Given the implications of the North Korean act on Iran ...

  8. Spotlight shifts to rocket concerns

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that surround the summit. Individual states' nuclear programmes- such as the controversial efforts by North Korea and Iran- are not on the formal agenda. South Korean president Lee Myung-bak ...

  9. China- North Korea's wary protector

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... in the Middle East with Libya and Iran. Beijing confirmed this week that it had offered aid to North Korea but declined to confirm a Japanese press report that US$50 million had been promised. A Chinese ... justifying the move as a deterrent. That could create an extremely dangerous nuclear arms race in Asia. Iran agreed in December to suspend its once-secret programme to enrich uranium and allow ...

  10. Hu, Bush vow to push N Korea on 6-way talks

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... with Mr Bush after their meeting that lasted more than an hour. He said both sided also agreed to use peaceful means to resolve the Iran nuclear problems. Mr Bush hailed Mr Hu's role ... strike against North Korea if it felt under threat from its nuclear programme. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, meanwhile, confirmed that the North Korean missile test and Iran ...




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