Finding Evidence of Undeclared Past Nuclear Activity in Iran Shows the IAEA Process Is Working

by Mark Fitzpatrick Overshadowed by other Iran-related tensions, there was a noteworthy development last week about nuclear-related material that Iran has sought to conceal. Israeli media reported that environmental sampling conducted earlier this year by the International Atomic Energy Agency… Continue Reading

Meanwhile in Iran

This lonely press briefing issued today by the United Nations about ongoing political imprisonment in Iran reminds us that the more the international community focuses on Iran’s nuclear program, the less attention is given to Iranian human rights. These rights are… Continue Reading

Mark Fitzpatrick on new IAEA Iran Report: Situation Not Yet Hopeless

Writing in Al-Monitor, Mark Fitzpatrick, an expert on Iran’s nuclear program, explains why the International Atomic Energy Associations’s new report on Iran isn’t good, but doesn’t amount to disaster either: In a pre-emptive move of their own, White House officials gave… Continue Reading

The IISS’s “Engaging Iran” Discussion

From beginning to end (including questions) this “Engaging Iran” discussion at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is worth watching. Chaired by Mark Fitzpatrick, the panel featured the Rt Hon Lord Lamont of Lerwick, Sir Richard Dalton and Mahan… Continue Reading