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  1. Entering Dangerous, Uncharted Waters: Iran’s 60 Percent Highly Enriched Uranium

    Private Viewpoints April 11, 2022 As soon as mid-to-late April, Iran is expected to reach a new dangerous, destabilizing threshold, having enough highly enriched uranium (HEU) to fashion a nuclear explosive, about 40-42 kilograms (kg) of 60 percent enrich ...

  2. Yemen’s Houthis and the expansion of Iran’s Axis of Resistance

    Private Viewpoints March 14, 2022 Key Points Iranian-sourced nonnuclear proliferation in Yemen — ballistic missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — is part of a larger pattern in the Middle East that tests the current regional security architecture. ...

  3. Risk and Responsibility: Managing Future Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction Threats

    Private Viewpoints May 10, 2022 Washington is reimagining its global role, leading the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to make difficult choices about priorities, resources, and risk to better address the long-term “pacing challenge” posed by China. To d ...

  4. Iran is Learning from Russia’s Use of Missiles in Ukraine

    Private Viewpoints May 2, 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has turned into the largest testing ground for ballistic and cruise missiles in modern warfare. According to the latest figures from a senior U.S. official as of April 29, 2022, Russia had launch ...

  5. Not “business as usual”: The Chinese military’s visit to Iran

    Private Viewpoints May 16, 2022 Amid stalled nuclear talks with the P5+1, a senior Chinese military delegation, headed by Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Gen. Wei Fenghe, landed in Iran for a visit in late April. The readouts from ...

  6. Fact Sheet: A Comparison of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and the Additional Protocol in the Case of Iran

    Private Viewpoints October 7, 2003 Recent revelations about the advanced state of the Iranian nuclear program underscore certain weaknesses of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) that enable countries pursuing nuclear-weapon progr ...

  7. Fact Sheet: Iran's Programs to Produce Plutonium and Uranium

    Private Viewpoints December 1, 2003 Below are details on the current status of Iran's programs to produce plutonium and enriched uranium. I. URANIUM ENRICHMENT PROGRAM Iran's uranium enrichment program is more advanced than previously thought an ...

  8. Now is the Time for U.S., Iran to have their Overdue Talk: Nuclear Diplomacy has Breakthrough Potential

    Private Viewpoints November 2, 2004 Threats of nuclear weapons proliferation emerge episodically on the world scene like Steven Bochco cop dramas. In the 1980s and early '90s, the world watched anxiously as Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, Taiwan, Uk ...

  9. Influencing Iran's Nuclear Activities Through Major Power Cooperation

    Private Viewpoints December 30, 2004 This is the second part of a two-part series on diplomacy surrounding the Iranian nuclear program and discusses the role of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, with particular focus on Russia and Chi ...

  10. Iranian Nuclear Weapons, Part III: How Might Iran Retaliate?

    Private Viewpoints May 29, 2003 This PolicyWatch is the third in a three-part series. Part I, by Michael Eisenstadt, examined the political and military challenges of preventing an Iranian nuclear breakout; Part II, by Michael Knights, examined the operat ...

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