Verifying Iran’s Nuclear Commitments

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by Peter Jenkins On April 22, in the latest of a long line of congressional testimonies on Iran’s nuclear program, the president of the Institute for International Science and Security, David Albright, issued a challenge to the six powers seeking… Continue Reading  

Israeli Nukes Meets Atomic Irony in the Middle East

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by Paul R. Pillar The stated rationale for the United States casting on Tuesday one of the very lonely votes it sometimes casts at the United Nations General Assembly, on matters on which almost the entire world sees things differently,… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Enrichment Offer: So Near And Yet Not Far Enough

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by Peter Jenkins So much has been written and said about the uranium enrichment aspect of the 14-month nuclear negotiation with Iran that it is hard to look at it with fresh eyes, and starting from first principles. Nonetheless what… Continue Reading  

Rethinking the Prevention of Nuclear Proliferation

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by Peter Jenkins An article in the latest issue of the International Security journal goes to the heart of US and European nuclear non-proliferation policy. The author, Scott Kemp, an Assistant Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT, raises a fundamental… Continue Reading  

A Nuclear Deal With Iran Is Still Odds-On

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by Peter Jenkins The parties to the current negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program are being discreet about the details, as is sensible. Nonetheless, from the occasional statement or remark to journalists it is possible to form some impression… Continue Reading