Tag: Iran–United States relations

CIA’s Brennan: Iran knows it would face consequences for nuclear program

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WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said Iran realizes that it will face “tremendous costs and consequences” if it decides to move ahead with an effort to develop nuclear weapons. “I think they realize

Iran reveals footage of alleged Israeli spy drone

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Iranian experts are decoding the intelligence devices of what it says is an Israeli spy drone that was shot down over central Iran on Sunday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps announced Sunday night. The corps’ aerospace force shot down the

CIA Admits It Was Behind Iran’s Coup

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Sixty years ago this Monday, on August 19, 1953, modern Iranian history took a critical turn when a U.S.- and British-backed coup overthrew the country's prime minister, Mohammed Mossadegh. The event's reverberations have haunted its orchestrators over the years, contributing

NATO Researchers: Stuxnet Attack on Iran Was Illegal ‘Act of Force’

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A cyberattack that sabotaged Iran’s uranium enrichment program was an “act of force” and was likely illegal, according to research commissioned by NATO’s cyberwarfare center. “Acts that kill or injure persons or destroy or damage objects are unambiguously uses of

Iran says extracts data from U.S. spy drone

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(Reuters) – Iran has obtained data from a U.S. intelligence drone that shows it was spying on the country's military sites and oil terminals, Iranian media reported its armed forces as saying on Wednesday. Iran announced on Tuesday that it