Topic: Iranian Armed Forces
Iran test-fired a new Qader missile today in the latest bout of martial posturing over the country's nuclear program and the security of the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial shipping lane for oil.
The Stuxnet worm and other covert measures appear designed to slow Iran's progress toward a nuclear bomb. But US 'miscalculations' could raise the likelihood of a costly showdown, some experts warn.
12/28/2011 12:45 pm
The loss of a stealth drone that was spying on Iran isn't the disaster some make it out to be. And if you think Obama's request for it back was awkward, remember what JFK did after we lost a spy plane.
12/15/2011 03:17 pm
In an exclusive interview, an engineer working to unlock the secrets of the captured RQ-170 Sentinel says they exploited a known vulnerability and tricked the US drone into landing in Iran.
12/15/2011 11:41 am
A top Iranian general said Iran won't return the high-tech US surveillance drone and warned of a 'bigger' response.
12/11/2011 09:18 am
Some Iranian conservatives praised yesterday's attack on the British embassy, while others condemned it as endangering national security as tensions rise with the West.
11/30/2011 01:09 pm
The MEK, whose terrorist listing is up for review by the State Department, is not apt to directly threaten the US. But delisting the group could hurt Iran's Green movement.
08/11/2011 11:21 am
Two sites have produced up to 100,000 centrifuges under the direction of Iran’s Defense Ministry, says an Iranian group. The group has revealed sites involved in the Iran nuclear program before.
04/07/2011 06:04 pm
The US military dispenses billions of dollars to foreign forces each year. Pentagon says the investment boosts diplomatic leverage, citing the Egypt crisis. Critics say it does little to advance US goals.
03/01/2011 01:45 pm
The Iran plane crash that killed 77 Sunday involved an aircraft bought second-hand 37 years ago, not uncommon in a fleet further hobbled by poor maintenance and a shortage of US-made spare parts.
01/10/2011 09:12 am