K.S. Rajan (18 Nov 2011)


Former State Department official says Israel may feel it has more room to act alone in an election year, and may only inform the U.S. after the planes take off.
Top Iran general:
Blast disrupted anti-Israel weapons program

A man holding a picture of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei while
walking on representations of the U.S. and Israeli flags
in Qom, south of Tehran February 11, 2011.
General says Saturday's explosion at military base 'temporarily stopped' weapons research program to be used against Israel; Iran denies Israel behind blast.
A blast at a military base in Iran happened while the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) were working on a weapon research program to be used against Israel, Iran's armed forces chief of staff said Wednesday. Saturday's explosion at a military base near Tehran killed 17 IRGC members.
"The incident happened during a research program which could have become a severe punch on the Israeli regime's mouth," General Hassan Firouzabadi said