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Peaceful Atoms?

Iran claims to be building a nuclear reactor for peaceful purposes, but belligerent rhetoric from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and noncompliance to international regulations have led to multiple UN sanctions against the country and diplomatic headaches for the international community.

Iran Crisis: Trump Drives Wedge Between Germany and France

Iran Crisis: Trump Drives Wedge Between Germany and France

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 18, 2018

Donald Trump's move to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran should have pulled the European Union together, but Angela Merkel has instead chosen to appease the U.S. president. Criticism of her stance is mounting in Brussels and Berlin. By SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

Exit from Iran Deal: Trump Strikes a Deep Blow to Trans-Atlantic Ties

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 11, 2018

With his decision to blow up the Iran deal, U.S. President Donald Trump has thrown Europe into uncertainty and anxiety -- and raised the specter of a new war in the Middle East. One thing is certain: the trans-Atlantic relationship has been seriously damaged. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]


Trump and Iran: Time for Europe to Join the Resistance

Trump and Iran: Time for Europe to Join the Resistance

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 11, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal marks the temporary suspension of the trans-Atlantic alliance. What now? A DER SPIEGEL Editorial by Klaus Brinkbäumer more... Comment ]

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden: 'We Have a President Who Views Allies as a Burden'

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden: 'We Have a President Who Views Allies as a Burden'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 11, 2018

In an interview, former CIA Director Michael Hayden discusses U.S. President Donald Trump's relationship with the truth, his treatment of his European allies and why the White House backed out of the Iran deal. Interview Conducted by Christoph Scheuermann more... Comment ]


The Ultimatum: Europe's Last Ditch Effort to Save Iran Deal

The Ultimatum: Europe's Last Ditch Effort to Save Iran Deal

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 04, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran and he has until May 12 to make a decision. If he follows through, it could mean war in the Middle East. But the Europeans are trying to prevent it. By DER SPIEGEL Staff more... Comment ]

Playing with Fire: Trump Risks New Conflagration in Middle East

Playing with Fire: Trump Risks New Conflagration in Middle East

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 17, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear last week that he is close to withdrawing from the Iran accord unless Iran agrees to make changes. His chances for success are slim - and his blustering risks a dangerous escalation. By DER SPIEGEL staff more... Comment ]


Iranian Vice President Salehi on Nuclear Deal: 'Our Partners Have More To Lose Than We Do'

Iranian Vice President Salehi on Nuclear Deal: 'Our Partners Have More To Lose Than We Do'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 08, 2017

Iranian Vice President Ali Akbar Salehi says his country wants to continue adhering to its nuclear treaty, even if the United States withdraws. In an interview, he warns that if the accord falls through, it could lead to a nuclear arms race. Interview Conducted By Susanne Koelbl more... Comment ]

Israeli Defense Minister: 'We Can in No Way Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons'

Israeli Defense Minister: 'We Can in No Way Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 07, 2015

In an interview, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon explains why he considers the nuclear deal with Iran to be an historical error. He also addresses recent crimes committed by extremist Israelis. Interview Conducted By Ronen Bergman and Holger Stark more... Comment ]


The Worm Turns: Virus Hunter Kaspersky Becomes the Hunted

The Worm Turns: Virus Hunter Kaspersky Becomes the Hunted

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 10, 2015

The Russian IT security firm Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new, powerful cyber weapon, apparently a successor to the notorious Duqu software. But this time the virus hunter itself is a target. Now experts are scrambling to identify who's behind it. By Matthias Gebauer and Marcel Rosenbach more... Comment ]

An Eye To Iran: European Businesses Prepare for Life After Sanctions

An Eye To Iran: European Businesses Prepare for Life After Sanctions

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 18, 2015

In Germany, officials believe Iran has investment needs of $100 billion per year. German companies are eager to rebuild ties and business in a lucrative market once a nuclear deal is reached and sanctions lifted. By Martin Hesse, Susanne Koelbl and Michael Sauga more... Comment ]