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The Perfect Storm

Update October 29 below. Today politicians in the U.S. seem to be rather concerned about the possible impact of hurricane Sandy on the upcoming election on November 6, not so much about possible causes of natural disasters. Neither President Barack … Continue reading

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Friendly Leaks

Update below. Helen Cooper and Mark Landler of the New York Times (NYT) want to know that, as result of intense and secret exchanges of American and Iranian officials for almost four years (!), both sides have agreed on one-on-one negotiations … Continue reading

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Stuxnet – Skynet

Not yet. The virus has damaged so far mainly uranium enrichment centrifuges at Natanz  in Iran. Maybe it has delayed the Bushehr nuclear plant going online. No widespread radioactive contamination yet, no airplane crashes. No erroneous firing of missiles, or … Continue reading

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Expected Withdrawal

Five weeks after having announced running for another presidency after 1997-2005, the former ‘reformist’ president of the Islamic Republic Mohammad Khatami yesterday left the campaign. He might in fact endorse another moderate candidate, Iran’s last prime minister (1980-1988) Mir-Hossein Mousavi, … Continue reading

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