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Iran sanctions pit major powers against developing world

The U.S.-led push for sanctions on Iran has opened a rift between world powers and developing nations, threatening international consensus on efforts to limit the spread of nuclear weapons.


Proof of Israel’s nuclear program may spark conflict at summit

Newly declassified documents may well prove what most observers and international officials have suspected for some time: that Israel possesses nuclear weapons.


One Jerusalem, or two?

As indirect peace talks begin, Israeli leaders are insisting that Jerusalem remain “unified.” But a new report suggests the city is anything but.


Sanctions for Iran, but at what cost?

New sanctions may prevent Iran from building a nuclear bomb. But the deal could hurt broader efforts to control the spread of nuclear weapons around the world.


  Truth, justice and the Islamic way

Muslim superheroes finally find their way to American television.

Is a nuclear-free Mideast possible?

The nuclear non-proliferation conference this month is taking place amid a much more hopeful atmosphere. But challenges, including Israel’s nuclear program, remain.

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