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2012-04-10 02:22:42

NEW YORK, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the United States has removed itself from one extended military conflict in the Middle East -- in Iraq -- another one possibly looms on the horizon, brought on by Iran's suspected nuclear program and, among other things, Israel's desire to abolish it. The U.S. has a tricky and nuanced road to navigate, made only more complicated by Israel's role, the rising price of oil, and the presidential election in November. When Americans were asked about...

2012-04-04 10:25:12

NEW YORK, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is outraged by German author Gunter Grass' latest published assault on Israel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) In his poem, "What Must Be Said," published today in a leading German newspaper, Suddeutsche Zeitung, the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature depicts Israeli policies as a threat to world peace, and specifically warns that Israel "could wipe out the Iranian people" with a "first strike" due to...

2012-03-22 06:21:34

CHICAGO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced grants to 16 organizations totaling $13.4 million to help prevent nuclear terrorism and strengthen nuclear security around the globe. Much of the new funding will help to train and support an elite group of nuclear experts to make policy recommendations for preventing nuclear terrorism and enhancing nuclear non-proliferation. A major international Nuclear Security...

2012-03-14 11:20:20

US should stay out militarily of any Israel-Iran military conflict, poll finds Only one in four Americans favors Israel conducting a military strike against Iran's nuclear program, finds a new University of Maryland poll. Nearly seven in ten (69 percent) favor the United States and other major powers continuing to pursue negotiations with Iran, a position supported by majorities of Republicans (58 percent), Democrats (79 percent) and Independents (67 percent). Consistent with this...

2012-03-08 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Increased multilateral collaboration on issues like spent fuel storage and disposal could alleviate nuclear proliferation risks arising from an expansion of nuclear power around the world, according to a report from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120308/DC66665) The Back-End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: An Innovative Storage Concept, from the Academy's Global Nuclear...

2012-03-06 15:50:00

NEW YORK, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for explicitly explaining Israel's concerns about Iran developing nuclear weapons, and the need for urgent actions to stop the Iranian program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Israel has waited patiently for the international community to resolve this issue," said Netanyahu. "We've waited for diplomacy to work. We've waited for sanctions to work. None of us...

2012-02-24 18:13:00

Recently Released BPC Report Recommended a Triple-Track Strategy Toward Iran that Pursues Diplomacy, Sanctions and Credible Preparations for Military Action WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Security Project (NSP) released an analysis of the International Atomic Energy Agency's latest report on Iran's nuclear program, including their implications for attempts to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Read...

2012-02-24 14:17:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report an alarming reminder of the threat that Iran's ongoing defiance poses to global security. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Iran's attitude should profoundly concern the international community and reinforce the need for maximum economic and diplomatic pressure to stop its nuclear weapons program," said AJC Executive Director David Harris....

2012-02-22 13:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called Iran's refusal to cooperate with an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delegation another ominous sign of its nuclear plans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "The doomed IAEA mission is Iran's telling answer to holding honest discussions about its nuclear program," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Continuing to ratchet up global sanctions targeting Iran's banking and...

2012-01-25 08:14:00

Senator Dan Coats, Former Senator Chuck Robb, General (ret.) Chuck Wald and Former Representative John Tanner to Discuss Diplomacy, Sanctions and Military Options to Prevent a Nuclear Iran WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International concern is growing over Iran's nuclear program, which is fast approaching a volatile threshold. Despite 15 years of sanctions, a cyber attack on its nuclear facilities and other setbacks, the International Atomic Energy...