Long famous for such tendencies, Iranians are once again asserting their love of what they call “Vatan,” or Homeland.
Senior Pentagon officials believe a strike on the country is “not prudent” right now.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that Iran’s acceptance of the latest invitation for talks — while offering signs of seriousness — will have to be studied further.
In response to a European Union embargo on Iranian oil scheduled to into effect in July, Iran has threatened to unilaterally cut off its oil exports to six European nations.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Wednesday that Iran is mastering the entire nuclear fuel cycle.
With top United Nations nuclear inspectors on a three-day trip to Iran, Tehran is sending mixed messages of cooperation and defiance.