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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel ready to strike Iran 'if necessary': Netanyahu

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 05:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was ready to order a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities “if necessary”, in an interview aired ... Iranian nuclear facilities. The orders were later rescinded in the face of the opposition of then chief of staff Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi and then Mossad spy chief Meir Dagan, ...

  2. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    S. Korea tops list of global investors

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... on the peninsula reached their peak in February when North Korea threatened nuclear and missile strikes against South Korea and the US after UN-imposed sanctions for a nuclear weapons test. Though the fiery rhetoric has eased, tensions are still running high as North Korea resists international pressure to abandon its nuclear weapons and missile testing programme. Asian investors have parked ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Arab world will be ‘relieved’ by strike on Iran: Israel PM

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 09:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris The Arab world will be “relieved” if Israel strikes at Iranian nuclear installations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview published ... regimes and their citizens have well understood that a nuclear-armed Iran is a danger for them, not only for Israel,” he said, without mentioning specific nations. Netanyahu has warned ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea moves two more missile launchers as tensions simmer

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:40pm by AFP

    ... for a test that would further escalate tensions. Angered by fresh UN sanctions triggered by its third nuclear test in February and joint South Korea-US military exercises, the North has been issuing threats of missile strikes and nuclear war. Thursday could be another possible day for a missile launch, with April 25 being the founding anniversary of the North's military. ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Iran sanctions having some effect, Israel says

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 04:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... the regime in power in Tehran from pursuing its nuclear ambitions,” Danny Ayalon told Israeli public radio. Israel has warned it could launch pre-emptive strikes against Iranian nuclear facilities, ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem International sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme are having an effect, but have not yet convinced Tehran to step back, Israel’s deputy ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A new nuclear order is upon us

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL BRACKEN

    ... Paul Bracken Paul Bracken calls for new rules in diplomacy and arms control to manage new nuclear order Birth of minor nuclear states should raise alarm North Korea's launch ... be ignored: the world has entered a second nuclear age. This larger pattern needs to be understood if it is to be managed. The contours are still taking shape. But the next few years ...

  7. Painful choices on Iran

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... and Israel have contingency plans for air strikes to try to cripple Iranian nuclear facilities if diplomacy fails. But Iran is generally assessed to be at least two or three years away from being able to build a nuclear bomb. Moreover, air strikes, particularly if carried out without convincing evidence of Iran's nuclear-weapon-making capacity, would further damage America's ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iran test-fires missiles designed to hit warships

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 05:47pm by Associated Press in Tehran

    ... to upgrade its military readiness as well as test its equipment. The latest drill comes amid tension over Iran’s nuclear programme and Israel’s suggestion that it might unilaterally strike Iranian ... they would react against attempts by Tehran to carry out threats to try to close critical Gulf oil shipping lanes in retaliation for tighter sanctions over its disputed nuclear programme. Fadavi did ...

  9. News - Asia

    North Korea to hold high-level meeting of top leaders

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 11:09am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... sanctions imposed after its nuclear test in February, Pyongyang has issued a wave of threats over the past month – ranging from a surgical military strike to nuclear war. North Korea’s military put ... at the meeting and approved by the North’s rubber-stamp parliament, meeting on April 1. “They will discuss how to handle the nuclear issue, inter-Korean relations and North Korea’s long-standing demand ...

  10. First strike

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I think the perfect way to end the nuclear stand-off is for the US and its allies to invade North Korea and change the regime before it deploys nuclear weapons. North Korea has already developed nuclear weapons, thanks to US stupidity for wasting time on Iraq. But although North Korea has nuclear weapons there is still time for the US plus South Korea and Japan to strike before ...




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