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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Spy boss: Iran more likely to hit on U.S. soil

JTA January 31, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Iran's leadership has shown itself more willing to carry out attacks on American soil, the U.S. intelligence chief told Congress. "The 2011 plot  to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States shows that some Iranian officials...

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, seen here addressing
a regional economic summit in Tehran in May 2011, says he is
‘optimistic that nuclear inspectors will not find anything amiss
this week during their visit to the country.

On Iran, mixed signals proliferate

By Ron Kampeas, JTA January 31, 2012

WASHINGTON-Israel, the United States and Iranhave all gone deep into mixed-signals territory.Conversations with Israeli officials, includingDefense Minister Ehud Barak, left one prominent journalistconvinced that Israel will strike Iran by year's end....

Editorial: Kicking the Hormuz Nest

January 11, 2012

Nothing new under the desert sun in Iran. The Islamist leadership is starting out 2012 with its usual jagged chin forward: • Iranian leaders, in the face of enhanced economic sanctions, have threatened to illegally block the Strait of Hormuz (through...

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