Putting Parchin to Rest

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  

Cardin’s Bill Softer But Still Toxic

by Jim Lobe Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) appears to have watered down his “Iran Policy Oversight Act of 2015” in the hopes of wooing more Democrats to support it. But the latest draft, while not as toxic as the first,… Continue Reading  

Other Reasons to Review IAEA’s Al-Kibar Conclusions

by Robert Kelley The UK’s former ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Peter Jenkins, has done us the service of calling into question the methods by which the Agency’s inspection team may have obtained or collected the uranium… Continue Reading  

The Great Iran PMD Freakout

by Ali Gharib It was always going to happen this way. As talks between Iran and key world powers approached a June 30 deadline, the toughest issues would emerge not only as sticking points in the negotiations themselves but as… Continue Reading  

Ex-IAEA Chief Warns on Using Unverified Intel to Pressure Iran

by Gareth Porter In a critique of the handling of the Iran file by the International Atomic Energy Agency, former IAEA Director General Han Blix has called for greater skepticism about the intelligence documents and reports alleging Iranian nuclear weapons… Continue Reading