Putting Parchin to Rest

The suspect building (the larger one on the left side of the photo) and its environs on a day this past June as the the P5+1 negotiations were nearing an end. Not much happening.

begby Robert Kelley International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Yukiya Amano and his top deputy last month finally paid a personal visit to a building at the sprawling Parchin military factory complex in Iran that they have suspected of housing… Continue Reading  

Inspection Priorities at Parchin

Scaled reconstruction of the chamber in the building of the massive cylinder and concrete shield by Tamara Patton.

by Robert Kelley The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has expressed a desire to visit a building at the Parchin Ammunition Plant near Tehran. The IAEA believes that experiments related to nuclear weapons may have taken place there early in… Continue Reading  

AP Mangles Parchin Story, Hopes Nobody Notices

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by Derek Davison On Wednesday the Associated Press published an exclusive that was guaranteed to provide ammunition to those in the United States who are working to defeat the Iran nuclear deal in Congress next month. The story, “UN to… Continue Reading  

Correcting the Critics of the Iran Nuclear Deal

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by Mitchell Plitnick From the standpoint of U.S. security, the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program announced on July 14 is a very good one. Iran consented to a significant rollback of its nuclear capacity and to a level of monitoring… Continue Reading  

Text of April 2 Agreement with Iran

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The following document, released on April 2 by the State Department press office, itemizes the points of agreement between Iran, the P5+1 (the UN Security Council members plus Germany), and the European Union. Its official title is: Parameters for a… Continue Reading