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Long Live Palestine

Update below. With huge cheers Palestine membership in the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization was today approved in a meeting at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris by a 107 to 14 vote with  52 abstentions. The United States acted immediately by cutting … Continue reading

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In contrast to its precursor of 2005 [1], the month-long 2010 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) at UN Headquarters has concluded with a 28 pages long Final Consensus. The document contains a chapter on the Middle East where … Continue reading

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Finally, a Swap Deal

It has become clear soon after the failed Geneva Talks of October last year that the P5+1 swap proposal  for most of Iran’s low-enriched uranium (LEU) to Russia with the vague hope of receiving fuel rods from France for its research … Continue reading

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Indecent Proposal

Under surveillance of inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Iran commenced today further enriching its low-enriched uranium (LEU) to just below 20%. This has to be considered a major diplomatic backlash for the West and Israel who have … Continue reading

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New Concerns

Somewhat surprised by North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Il proud announcement of a (this time probably) successful test of a nuclear bomb, the Obama administration’s main concern still seems to be Iran’s nuclear program. The Committee on Foreign Relations of the … Continue reading

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