Inspection Priorities at Parchin

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

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  

Bad Intelligence Leading Us to War Again?

by Robert Kelley On August 6, Jeb Bush did us the tremendous favor of reminding us of the bad intelligence that led us into a strategic disaster in Iraq that has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands—nearly 5,000… Continue Reading  

The IAEA Faces a Major Credibility Test

by Robert Kelley On December 11, the spokesman for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that his agency was, as Gareth Porter asserted on this website earlier this month, not interested in accepting a recent invitation by Iran to… Continue Reading  

Why Hasn’t the IAEA Followed Up Iran’s Inspection Offer?

The Marivan Mystery by Gareth Porter When Iran offered last month to allow the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to visit the Marivan region near the border with Iraq, the IAEA might have been expected to respond with alacrity to… Continue Reading