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  

The IAEA Doesn’t Have Inspection Superpowers in Iran

by Mark Fitzpatrick Calling for “superagency” – an international team of sleuths who can swoop on any suspect country at a moment’s notice when provided with hints of nuclear wrongdoing. Forget about rules, credibility or due process. Superagency has to… Continue Reading  

The IAEA’s Diligent Investigation of Iran’s “Atomic Archive”

by Mark Fitzpatrick The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is “working diligently” to pursue the voluminous documents that Israel last year obtained about Iran’s past nuclear-weapons-development efforts. So said US Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security… Continue Reading  

Defending Saudis on Khashoggi to Take Down Iran

by Ben Armbruster The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has exposed the many sinister tentacles of the U.S.-Saudi alliance. It has revealed the American role in perpetuating the war crimes and humanitarian disaster in Yemen, and demonstrated how Saudi… Continue Reading  

Are Iran’s Ballistic Missiles Designed to be Nuclear Capable? (This article has been updated.)

by Michael Elleman and Mark Fitzpatrick The common claim that Iran’s missile development must be stopped altogether because these systems could deliver nuclear weapons in the future rests on broad generalizations. While there is reason for concern, priority attention should… Continue Reading