IAEA Report Shows Iran Reduced Its Breakout Capacity

via IPS News The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report made public Thursday reveals that Iran has actually reduced the amount of 20-percent enriched uranium available for any possible “breakout” to weapons grade enrichment over the last three months rather… Continue Reading

CFR/IISS Book: War With Iran Would be “A Mistake”

Steven Simon, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Dana Allin, Senior Fellow for Transatlantic Affairs at the International Institute of Strategic Studies, just came out with a new book called The Sixth Crisis: Iran, Israel,… Continue Reading

Iran’s envoy to IAEA: Nuke bombs would be a ‘strategic mistake’

Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Iran’s envoy to the United Nations’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, told a press conference that an Iranian nuclear bomb would be a “strategic mistake” and create a “disadvantageous situation” for Iran. Many Western governments insist… Continue Reading

Hayden: Iran Breakout capability ‘worse than detonation’

Former CIA chief Michael Hayden told a Washington think tank a few weeks back that Iran was not seeking to build a nuclear weapon, but merely acquire a so-called breakout capability — a nuclear program advanced enough that a bomb could… Continue Reading