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  1. 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 ...

  2. The Iraq War's Impact on Nonproliferation

    The present war in Iraq is the first ever fought-at least ostensibly-to counter mass destruction weapons. Although no such weapons have been found inside Iraq's borders, it is still essential to ask whether the war is having a positive or negative im ...

  3. Congressional Action on Iran: What Next?

    Over the past several years, Congress has considered a variety of measures aimed at restraining Iran's nuclear program and its support for terrorism. The 111th Congress is again weighing such measures- just as the time to halt Iran's nuclear pro ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Troubled Waters: An Update on Iran's Sanctioned State Shipping Line

    Nearly four years after the United States first sanctioned the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and its fleet, the company appears to be struggling to stay afloat. IRISL has been scrambling in recent months, setting up new front companies, ...

  6. Russia Supplies Fuel for Iran's Bushehr Reactor

    On December 16, 2007, Russia began delivering uranium fuel to Iran for its Bushehr nuclear power plant. According to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, eight consignments totaling some 82 tons of nuclear fuel enriched to between 1.6% and 3.6% Uranium ...

  7. Countries Respond to IAEA Report on Iran

    On November 8, 2011, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran has covertly engaged in activities that suggest it is trying to build a nuclear weapon, and that some of these activities may be ongoing. According to the report, Iran has had ...

  8. Clandestine Uranium Enrichment Site Exposed

    On September 25, 2009, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France revealed that Iran had been building a clandestine uranium enrichment plant, and called for an immediate inspection of the site by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Agen ...

  9. U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Iran Concludes that Iran's Nuclear Weapon Effort was Halted in 2003

    The declassified summary of a new U.S. National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran, released on December 3, 2007, concludes with "high confidence" that Iran's efforts to build a nuclear weapon were suspended in 2003, a reversal of previous ...

  10. IAEA Reports on New Centrifuge, Nuclear Weapon Evidence

    On February 22, 2008, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran had failed to clear up questions about military links to its nuclear work. Iran has refused to explain intelligence pointing to secret efforts to process uranium, test high ex ...

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