[THS] Obama: Window for diplomatic solution to nuclear Iran is closing
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Sun Mar 25 22:59:35 CEST 2012
Obama: Window for diplomatic solution to nuclear Iran is closing: U.S. President reiterates position on Iran nuclear issue after talks with Turkish PM Erdogan; remarks come week and a half after Russian daily reported that United States had asked Russia to deliver ultimatum to Iran.
Peretz: It would be better if US struck Iran: Former defense minister Amir Peretz said on Saturday that a military strike against Iranian nuclear facilities would be better if the US carried it out instead of Israel. "We should prefer an outside actor does it because Israel doesn't need to be confronted by the whole Muslim world," Peretz said.
An Attack on Iran Would Be Illegal. What Does the Media Say?: The United Nations Charter outlaws the 'threat of the use of force', an act in which much of the media, in its uncritical stance towards government threats, has made itself complicit.
International Association of Democratic Lawyers Opposes Military Force Against Syria and Iran: The UN Charter commands that all Members settle their international disputes by peaceful means. Members must refrain from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state or in any manner inconsistent with the purposes of the United Nations. The Charter does not permit the use of military force under the pretext of humanitarian intervention.
Report: Israeli teams monitor Iran's nuclear program on the ground:
he Sunday Times cites western intelligence sources as saying that special IDF forces are searching for 'smoking gun' evidence in Iran, disguised as Iranian military personnel.
'Don't attack Iran!' Anti-war protests hit UK and Israel: UK activists from the 'Stop the War Coalition' have held a day of action to speak out against war with Iran. Protesters took to the streets of 15 major British cities. In Israel, hundreds marched in Tel Aviv protesting the war.
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