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Elite Squad To Investigate Iran's Nuclear Program

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 10.29.2012 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. nuclear agency has created a special Iran Task Force of nuclear weapons experts, intelligence analysts and other specialists f...

Iran Could Open Suspected Nuclear Site To Visits

AP | Posted 10.27.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran may allow representatives from nonaligned nations to visit a military site that the United Nations nuclear watchdog suspects...

FAILED DEAL: Tensions Flare Over Iran's Nuclear Program

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog and Iran failed on Friday to strike a deal aimed at allaying con...

Iran, We're Watching You

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 10.23.2012 | World

The U.N. nuclear agency is forming a special Iran team, drawing together sleuths in weapons technology, intelligence analysis, radiation and other fie...

U.N. Atomic Agency Reports 'Significant' Nuclear Safety Progress

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | Green

* IAEA states adopted nuclear safety plan despite divisions * U.N. agency sees "significant progress" in implementation ...

Fasten Your Seat Belt: Diplomacy's Believe it Or Not

David Harris | Posted 10.05.2012 | World
David Harris

In Iranian eyes, this would confer the legitimacy, support and photo ops the country craves. Iranian officials have been fanning out all over the world, using both "carrots" and "sticks" at their disposal, to promote attendance. Will they succeed?

Thank Heaven (and Israel) that Syria's Assad Doesn't Have Nukes

Alan Elsner | Posted 09.29.2012 | World
Alan Elsner

The Iraqi and Syrian operations are examples of Israel braving international condemnation to defend its vital security interests. But as the Syrian situation proves today, Israel did the entire world a huge favor in both cases.

Storm Clouds Over Moscow Nights

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 08.15.2012 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

Given the Iranians' single-minded investment in enrichment and in whipping up Iranian public support for it as a "legitimate national right," no one envisions a scenario in which they would surrender it.

Iran: Moscow Nuclear Talks Could Stall

AP | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian negotiator warned Sunday that this month's talks in Moscow over Iran's nuclear program could stall because of faulty p...

The Iranian Nuclear Program: A Consistent Lack of Evidence

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.07.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

Despite the long line of reports and officials stating that there is "no evidence" of a nuclear weapons program, concerns persist for one primary reason. We do not trust Iran.

UN Nuke Chief To Meet With Iranian Officials

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 08.04.2012 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. nuclear agency chief on Monday announced new talks with Iran and urged it to sign a deal that would relaunch his long-stalled ...

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Vivian Norris | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Last weekend, events took place which should make us think about the future of energy on this planet.

Satellite Images Allegedly Show Iran Nuke Cleanup

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 05.31.2012 | World

-- A U.S. nonproliferation think tank on Thursday published commercial satellite images of an Iranian military site linked to suspected secret work o...

Iran: Enriched Uranium Traces A 'Technical Issue'

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 07.26.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A top Iranian nuclear official said that traces of enriched uranium discovered at an underground bunker came from a "routine tech...

Iranian Nuclear Program: No Trust, No Evidence

Paul Heroux | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

If Iran were proven to be lying about its program's intentions, I and many others may have a different take on military action against Iran's nuclear facilities.

Nuclear Agency Chief To Visit Iran

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.18.2012 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. nuclear agency chief will fly to Tehran over the weekend to sign a deal meant to allow his organization to resume a long- stal...

Iran On Nuclear Talks: 'Everything Is On The Right Track'

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

VIENNA — U.N. nuclear negotiators seeking to probe Tehran's nuclear program for signs of secret work on atomic-weapons technology spoke of a goo...

Nuclear Inspector Killed In Iran Car Crash

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A U.N. nuclear inspector from South Korea was killed and a colleague was injured in a car crash Tuesday near a reactor site in ce...

Dysfunctional Congress Threatens Iran Talks

David Elliott | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
David Elliott

While Congress fights over tax policy and the budget, it should take a moment to fix its sanctions legislation and return the power to make peace back to the president.

Iran, UN To Resume Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2012 | World

VIENNA, April 28 (Reuters) - The United Nations nuclear watchdog confirmed on Saturday it will resume talks with Iran in mid-May, more than two mont...

An Iranian's View on a Nuclear Iran

Paul Heroux | Posted 05.29.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

While it is not wise to use one interview as a basis to form an opinion or policy, one point of view is better than no point of view. I am fortunate to know someone from Iran briefly studying in the U.S. that is willing to talk about this issue from an Iranian point of view before he returns to Iran.

IAEA Says Nuclear Security Is Improving

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green

* Second nuclear security summit draws Obama, other leaders * IAEA says progress made, but incidents show more needed * ...

North Korea Invites U.N. Nuclear Monitors To Return

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

VIENNA -- North Korea has invited the International Atomic Energy Agency to return, three years after expelling its nuclear monitors, the agency said ...

The Potential Nuclear Hazard We Aren't Talking About -- Pakistan

Paul Heroux | Posted 05.13.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

Considering all that has been mentioned about Pakistan, it is a country that is going to be relevant over the next four years and beyond; a president must know a lot about Pakistan's internal affairs and about its relations with our allies and competitors.

Should the U.S. Guarantee Israel's Security Against Iran?

Paul Heroux | Posted 05.09.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

There are no good options. The least bad option is to fully utilize the dual approach of sanctions and diplomacy and to guarantee Israel's safety in exchange for Israel not striking Iran.