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  

Iranian Bomb Graph Appears Adapted from One on Internet

Graph published by the scholarly journal Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 239, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 80–86.

via IPS News The suspect graph of a nuclear explosion reportedly provided to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as evidence of Iranian computer modeling of nuclear weapons yields appears to have been adapted from a very similar graph in… Continue Reading