The Corner

Iran News Round-Up

  • Recruiting the arsonist to fight fires? UN wants Iran to help stabilize Lebanon.
  • Iran’s resistance [to UN and West] will guarantee nuclear progress.
    • “Iran’s access to nuclear technology is not the problem of the US or the West. Iran’s attaining a geostrategic position is their problem.”
    • Tehran: U.S. talks with Iran imply acceptance of Iran’s nuclear program.
    • Iranian response to IAEA report.
    • Wants U.S. sanctions lifted as precondition to negotiations.
    • U.S. protests IAEA chief ElBaradei’s statements that Iran should be able to enrich uranium.
  • Iran builds micro-submarines.
  • Iran continues to complain of U.S. detention of Revolutionary Guards operatives.
  • Photo of the Day: Remembering the liberation of Khorramshahr (during Iran-Iraq War)

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.