Topic: United Nations Security Council
Ahmadinejad last night rejected as US forgeries documents reported to detail Iran nuclear plans. Observers say the leak was intended to put pressure on Iran ahead of Obama’s end-of-year deadline for a negotiated solution.
12/22/2009 09:06 am
A leaked UN report finds Guinea military junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara directly responsible for the massacre of more than 150 pro-democracy demonstrators in September.
12/21/2009 11:56 am
The Pentagon will simulate an Iran missile attack with an ICBM in January, addressing a threat that is as yet hypothetical. Iran tested a medium-range Sajjil-2 missile Wednesday.
12/17/2009 08:03 am
Ambassador Stephen Bosworth won’t say whether he carried a personal message from Obama to North Korea’s leader on his recent trip there. 'I was the message,' he said.
12/16/2009 04:57 pm
Iran test-launched its powerful Sajjil-2 missile on Wednesday. The Iranian missile has the range to reach Israel and parts of Europe and a drew a sharp response from the US and and other Western powers, who say it increases their doubts about the Islamic Republic's intentions and hardens their resolve on sanctions.
12/16/2009 12:48 pm
Iran’s snub of US overtures for engagement -- such as its test of the Sajjil-2 missile -- give Obama the moral high ground for tougher economic sanctions.
12/16/2009 11:58 am
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s remarks about the Iraq war move us away from a legal debate to a moral one.
12/15/2009 01:58 pm
Syria and Iran have signed a new military cooperation agreement in the face of increased international pressure for Iran nuclear sanctions. Congress is considering two bills this week.
12/15/2009 10:06 am
Thailand today brought the crew of an impounded cargo plane carrying North Korea weapons before a criminal court. The circumstances of the seizure – like why a plane with illicit arms stopped in US ally territory for refueling – is raising questions.
12/14/2009 08:16 am
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, speaking in Iraq, said additional sanctions could be imposed for Iran nuclear program if Iran does not fulfill October agreements.
12/11/2009 08:11 am