Iran and the nuclear issue.

Iran response angers world powers. A letter handed to the EU by Iran over its nuclear programme has amounted to “more obfuscation and delays”, a US official has said. — Al Jazeera

Iran sprurns incentives; invites further isolation. By rejecting the offer of incentives, in one single move, Ayatollah Khamenei has managed to achieve what the U.S. has failed to do over the last three years, and that is to justify increased international pressure against Tehran. — Pajamas Media

Negotiating with Iran is maddening, but bombing would be a catastrophe. US military posturing towards Tehran lacks credibility and, in any case, such action would fail in all its purposes. — The Guardian

Iran: Beyond the Rubicon of Trust. A close examination of the Islamic Republic’s words and deeds since 2002 — when its covert nuclear aspirations were exposed — provides insight into the regime’s intentions. — Huffington Post

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