Ali Ansari

Professor of History, University of St. Andrews

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Reader in Modern History at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, Associate Fellow and specialist in the history and politics of Iran at Chatham House (Royal Institute for International Affairs) in London and author of Confronting Iran

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In October President Bush talked about Iran's nuclear program in terms of   "World War III" .

Bush Defends Past Stance on Nuclear Threat from Iran

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In October President Bush talked about Iran's nuclear program in terms of " World War III ."  But the latest  National Intelligence Estimate  says Iran stopped trying to build a bomb…

Bush Defends Past Stance on Nuclear Threat from Iran

In October President Bush talked about Iran's nuclear program in terms of " World War III ."  But the latest National Intelligence Estimate says Iran stopped trying to build a bomb…

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