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  1. Don't Underestimate the Mullahs

    Earlier this month Bush administration officials leaked to the press what they said was a new official estimate of when Iran might be able to build a nuclear weapon. Speaking anonymously, they told reporters that American intelligence agencies now believe ...

  2. Report: 17 Myths About the India Nuclear Deal

    In 1974, when India conducted its first nuclear weapon test, no country was more surprised than the United States. The only nuclear explosive material India had on hand was plutonium, and the plutonium had been made in a Canadian-supplied reactor that Ind ...

  3. An Arms Race We're Sure to Lose

    The coverage of the latest bombastic tour of Manhattan by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran may have obscured the fact that the International Atomic Energy Agency has released its latest report on Tehran's nuclear program, and it contains some un ...

  4. Chinese Companies Evade U.S. Trade Ban

    As the United States tries to muster support for stronger international sanctions against Iran, there is mounting evidence that the United States itself is not devoting the resources needed to enforce its own sanctions- notably against companies arming Ir ...

  5. Report: Exports and Terrorism

    From September 1990 to September 1991, the U.S. Department of Commerce approved nearly $60 million dollars' worth of sensitive exports to Iran. Most of these items were "dual use," meaning that in addition to their civilian uses, they can b ...

  6. What's 'Cheating' in Farsi?

    Iran has just revealed that for more than a decade it has been running secret programs to produce plutonium and enriched uranium- the two materials that fuel atomic bombs. After months of being squeezed by the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran fina ...

  7. Plutonium Plunder: Nuclear Smuggling is on the Rise

    This summer, the German police are suddenly reporting a flood of nuclear smuggling cases. Small amounts of nuclear material have leaked out of the former Soviet Bloc since 1991, but these latest reports are unprecedented. For the first time, more than hal ...

  8. The Mullahs and the Bomb

    With much fanfare, and the reluctant endorsement of the Bush administration, Iran has vowed to suspend its controversial effort to produce enriched uranium- which can be used as fuel in nuclear weapons- and to clear up a host of suspicions about its nucle ...

  9. Brazil's Nuclear Puzzle

    Brazil is planning to commission later this year a uranium enrichment plant that, if configured to do so, could fuel several nuclear weapons annually. As a member of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), Brazil has promised not to make such weapons an ...

  10. Trading with the Enemy

    In March, President Bush marked the six-month anniversary of September 11 by warning us once again of the peril posed by weapons of mass destruction. From the south lawn of the White House, he cautioned that "terrorist groups are hungry for these wea ...

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