Iran, Israel and the nuclear diversion
Los Angeles Times / Sarah Chayes and Amir Soltani
18-Mar-2012 (one comment)

The Middle East showdown over Iran's apparent effort to obtain nuclear weapons capability is not entirely about nuclear arms, nor even about regional security. The dispute is, at heart, about power, and preserving it. It's about the governments of two religiously defined nations using nuclear brinkmanship to distract from the legitimate grievances and explosive restiveness of their own populations.


Existential Threats from Inside

by Examiner on

A fitting article for IC – the 60,000-lb elephant in the room is not even mentioned.