A Saudi Bomb

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by Paul R. Pillar The Trump administration’s handling of nuclear negotiations with Saudi Arabia promises to lay bare some realities about security issues and nuclear programs in that part of the world that the administration has refused to acknowledge. A… Continue Reading  

Deconstructing the Myth of Lavizan-Shian

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by Gareth Porter As the world awaits the mid-December report of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano on the accusations of past Iranian work on nuclear weapons, anticipation of the report’s content will be shaped primarily by… Continue Reading  

Marking Adoption of the Iran Nuclear Agreement

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by Peter Jenkins On the eve of Adoption Day (October 18) for the July 14 nuclear agreement with Iran, two strikingly similar articles appeared, one by Michael Crowley in Politico and the other by David Sanger and William Broad in… Continue Reading  

More Distortions on Iran from the Times

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by Derek Davison On Tuesday, The New York Times published what appeared at first to be a troubling update on the state of Iran’s nuclear program. In a piece headlined “Iran’s Nuclear Stockpile Grows, Complicating Negotiations,” the paper’s chief Washington… Continue Reading  

Did Israel Cyber-Attack Iran?

It looks that way — or the Israelis could simply want people to think that. But, whatever the truth, they seem to be coyly admitting to this summer’s massive cyber-attack against Iran. The New York Times looks back at Stuxnet,… Continue Reading