March 14th, 2007

Chris Keeley

Iran's strategic choices (and ours)

Russia warned Iran Monday to expect delays in launching the country's
first atomic power station, adding to mounting pressure on Tehran to
compromise with the international community over its controversial
nuclear program.

Harold Feiveson, co-Director of the Woodrow Wilson School's Program on
Science and Global Security at Princeton University, has observed that
while Russia's threat to cut off support for Iran's nuclear program will
surely increase pressure on Iran to knuckle under to international
pressure, the Russian threat might, conversely, increase Iran's
determination to escape reliance on outside support for its nuclear
program, and thereby harden its commitment to its own nuclear
independence. _
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Chris Keeley

Losing Jerusalem

Losing Jerusalem*
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*By Danny Rubinstein*
*If we examine the headlines in the Palestinian media in recent years,
there is hardly any doubt that Jerusalem is the key issue on the agenda.
Sometimes there's talk of restrictions on Muslims worshiping at the
Al-Aqsa Mosque; sometimes there's talk of the purchase of more Arab
houses by associations of religious settlers. And at the end of last
week there were more reports of Muslim protests against the work at the
Mugrabi Bridge, and violent demonstrations at the Qalandiya checkpoint
in northern Jerusalem as well as at the crossing point to Bethlehem in
the south.

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Chris Keeley

Action Alert: Stop Funding for an Attack on Iran

Subject:        Action Alert: Stop Funding for an Attack on Iran
Date:   Wed, 14 Mar 2007 13:40:23 -0500 (EST)
From:   Council for the National Interest Foundation


We are sending the following action alert on behalf of the Center for
Arms Control and Nonproliferation
a 27-year old sister organization to the Council for a Livable World.
Please call your member of Congress ASAP and urge them to prevent
supplemental appropriations funds from being used to attack Iran without
Congress's authorization.

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