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Panetta admits Iran not developing nukes

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta let slip on Sunday the big open secret that Washington war hawks don’t want widely known: Iran is not developing nuclear weapons. Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, Panetta admitted that despite all the rhetoric, Iran is not pursuing the ability to split…

Australia expands sanctions on Iran

SYDNEY — Australia expanded sanctions against Iran to restrict business with the country’s petroleum and financial sectors as concern mounts over Tehran’s suspected nuclear weapons programme. Britain, Canada and the United States slapped fresh sanctions last month on Iran following a UN agency report that strongly suggests the country is…

Obama says Israel unlikely to surprise US with Iran attack

US President Barack Obama said in an Israeli TV interview broadcast on Thursday it is highly unlikely the Jewish State would surprise Washington with an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. “It is unacceptable for Iran to posses nuclear weapons and we are going to do everything we can to prevent…

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