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  1. Living with a Nuclear-Armed Iran

    Iran is very likely to acquire nuclear weapons if it chose to do so, according to a panel convened by the Wisconsin Project last year. The panel could not foresee any combination of events likely to alter Iran's apparent determination-and ability-to ...

  2. How to Prevent a Nuclear-Armed Iran

    It is widely believed that Iran has nuclear weapon ambitions, which it is trying to hide behind a civilian nuclear energy program. The question is whether Iran can be stopped from getting the bomb, given the indigenous capability it has already amassed. I ...

  3. A History of Iran's Nuclear Program

    August 9, 2016 Weapon Program Background Report Nuclear This is a brief history of Iran's progress toward the ability to build a nuclear weapon. The emphasis is on achievements, rather than motives. The achievements presented here have been cataloged ...

  4. German Authorities Arrest Four Men for Supplying Iran with Heavy Water Reactor Components

    Four men were arrested by German federal authorities in Hamburg, Oldenburg, and Weimar on August 15, 2012, on suspicion of illegally supplying Iran with nuclear reactor components. The home and company of a businessman in Halle were also searched. The susp ...

  5. Two Indicted for Alleged Efforts to Supply Iran with U.S.-Origin Nuclear Items

    Parviz Khaki, a 43 year old citizen of Iran, and Zongcheng Yi, a resident of China, were indicted on July 12, 2012 for allegedly participating in a conspiracy between October 2008 and January 2011 to export to Iran U.S.-origin items used to construct gas c ...

  6. South Korea Seizes Iran-Bound Nuclear Material

    December 8, 2010 International Enforcement Actions Nuclear On December 8, 2010, South Korean officials seized some 300 phosphor bronze wire mesh rolls with potential nuclear uses from a Korean Air Cargo jet at Seoul International Airport. The measurements ...

  7. Arrests, Sentencing in Conspiracy to Export Vacuum Pumps to Iran

    Three men were charged in January 2010 connection with a conspiracy involving the illegal exportation and smuggling of specialized vacuum pump equipment with nuclear applications from the United States to Iran. Jirair Avanessian, an Iranian-born chemical e ...

  8. What's at Stake in New Nuclear Talks With Iran?

    There has been a flurry of speculation recently about what to expect from nuclear talks with Iran to be held next week in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Back in December, the United States and its partners dusted off a proposal they had put to Iran earlier in 2012, w ...

  9. Hearing on U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation: Strategic and Nonproliferation Implications

    The Committee is right to emphasize the strategic nature of the plan. The legislation to implement it goes to the heart of our national security. The bill now before Congress would change our export control laws- laws that have been in effect for almost th ...

  10. Hearing on Iran: Cutting Off the Means to Make the Bomb

    As the committee knows, the Iranian nuclear dispute has reached a turning point. Iran has rejected efforts by Britain, France and Germany to resolve things diplomatically. It has not accepted Russia's offer to shift Iran's nuclear enrichment work ...

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