Selling Saudis the Nuclear Rope to Hang US

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by Joe Cirincione Selling nuclear reactors to Saudi Arabia and allowing them to build massive uranium-enrichment facilities and plants to extract plutonium is a stupendously dumb idea. So, it is perhaps fitting that the Trump administration is sending Rick Perry… Continue Reading  

IAEA: Iran Is Keeping Its End of the Nuclear Bargain

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by Derek Davison The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is reporting that Iran has so far complied with its obligations under the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which went into effect in January and limits Iran’s… Continue Reading  

The Nonproliferation Impact of Iran Nuclear Deal Implementation Day

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by Kelsey Davenport On January 16, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that Tehran completed its nuclear-related commitments under the July 2015 nuclear agreement and sanctions were lifted accordingly. Zaif and Mogherini said… Continue Reading  

IAEA: Most PMD Claims Groundless

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 by Robert Kelley As readers of this blog know, I have long been skeptical of key details of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) November 2011 report, in particular specific allegations contained in the report’s Annex, which was entitled “Possible… Continue Reading  

Other Reasons to Review IAEA’s Al-Kibar Conclusions

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by Robert Kelley The UK’s former ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Peter Jenkins, has done us the service of calling into question the methods by which the Agency’s inspection team may have obtained or collected the uranium… Continue Reading