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“I am suggesting that it is profoundly shortsighted to base a major decision — to go to war — on narrow technical considerations like windows of vulnerability .”-Fareed Zakaria WE are hearing a new concept these days in discussions about Iran — the “zone of immunity”. The idea, often explained by Ehud Barak, Israel’s defence minister, is that soon Iran will have enough nuclear capability that Israel would not be able to inflict a crippling blow to its programme. In fact, while the specifics are fresh, this is not a new strategic concept at all. Nations have often believed that they face a closing window to act, and almost always such thinking has led to disaster. The most famous example was Germany’s decision to start what became World War 1. The German General Staff believed that Russia — its archenemy — was rearming on a scale that would soon nullify Germany’s superior m...

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Britain fears new Cold War over Iran

Britain fears new Cold War over Iran

channelnewsasia.com 18 Feb '12, 1am

LONDON: Iran's nuclear ambitions could trigger "a new Cold War" more perilous than that between the West and the Soviet Un...

False nuclear fears cloud judgment on Iran: A n...

todayonline.com 21 Feb '12, 12am

Alarmism about nuclear proliferation is fairly common coin in the foreign policy establishment. And of late it has been bo...

Iran stops selling oil to various European coun...

peakoil.com 19 Feb '12, 2pm

Iran cuts off oil supplies to Britain, France The move was confirmed by the country’s Oil Ministry, with the spokesman say...

Israel will make own decision on Iran, says army chief

Israel will make own decision on Iran, says arm...

channelnewsasia.com 18 Feb '12, 10pm

JERUSALEM: Israel will ultimately decree on an Iranian strike on its own, its military chief of staff said in an interview...

Iran Confirms Threat to Cut Off Oil Exports to ...

spectrum.ieee.org 16 Feb '12, 2am

The New York Times has just reported Iran's official confirmation that it is threatening to cut oil exports to six Europea...

Israel will make own decision on Iran: Army chief

straitstimes.com 19 Feb '12, 12am

JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israel will ultimately decree on an Iranian strike on its own, its military chief of staff said in an in...

Iran wants talks, under spectre of possible war

Iran wants talks, under spectre of possible war

channelnewsasia.com 19 Feb '12, 3pm

TEHRAN: Iran is to host a high-level team from the UN nuclear watchdog on Monday as part of efforts to defuse dire interna...

Iran halts oil sales to France, Britain in retaliation for EU ban on Iranian oil

Iran halts oil sales to France, Britain in reta...

straitstimes.com 19 Feb '12, 11pm

Iranians line up at a petrol station to fuel their motorcycles in central Tehran on Feb 18, 2012. Iran has halted its limi...

#Iran using #Singapore port to bypass #sanction #occupysg #sgpolitics

#Iran using #Singapore port to bypass #sanction...

Dozens of Iranian ships have used Singapore several hundred times in the past two years, for instance, as a stop-off on th...

Iran boosts nuclear site defences, warns EU on oil

straitstimes.com 21 Feb '12, 3am

TEHERAN (AFP) - Iran deployed warplanes and missiles on Monday in an 'exercise' to protect nuclear sites threatened by pos...

#Israel to attack #Iran over fear of nuclear we...

todayonline.com 06 Feb '12, 11am

JERUSALEM - For the first time in nearly two decades of escalating tensions over Iran's nuclear programme, world leaders a...

Oil prices jump to 9-month high after Iran cuts...

straitstimes.com 20 Feb '12, 5am

(AP) - Oil prices jumped to a nine-month high near US$105 a barrel on Monday in Asia after Iran said it halted crude expor...

Cherian George is at it again. It is our due di...

journalism.sg 20 Feb '12, 1am

TREmeritus , better known as the former Temasek Review, has been given until 24 February to comply with instructions from ...

He said, the prime suspect is the Zionist regime, referring to Israel. -The Nation/ANN

He said, the prime suspect is the Zionist regim...

asiaone.com 18 Feb '12, 5am

By Thanong Khanthong The Nation/Asia News Network Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 The claim that suspects involved in the Valentine...

Australians Ditching Sunscreen, Risking Skin Cancer to Avoid Nanoparticles

Australians Ditching Sunscreen, Risking Skin Ca...

ecouterre.com 24 Feb '12, 3pm

First, some sunscreens that claim to be nano-free actually contain nanostructured material, meaning that sunscreen manufac...