Watchdog Finds Evidence that Iran Worked on Nuclear Triggers

May 24, 2011

Author: 

David E. Sanger & William J. Broad

Publication: 

New York Times

Related Country: 

  • China
  • Pakistan

Iran has conducted research to develop nuclear triggering technologies, according to a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency, which claims to have evidence of the work. Iranian efforts have focused on the compression of uranium deuteride, a technique which experts believe has been used by Pakistan and China.