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Uranium Enrichment

The Iran Nuclear Deal: A New Beginning for the People of the Middle East

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Lia Petridis Maiello

Parsi provided valuable lessons in contemporary diplomacy, and reminded the UN audience why the threat of war can no longer be accepted as the "continuation of policy by other means" in the 21st century.

Iran and the West: From Lose-Lose to Win-Win

Milad Jokar | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Milad Jokar

As the United States is militarily moving away from the Middle East, it needs a long-term strategy to stabilize the region and for institution building. And as Iran is geopolitically central to the region, they both need to end the deadlock and find a way out of this crisis.

The Real Reason America Can't Make a Nuclear Deal with Iran

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

Conflict over Iran's nuclear program is driven by two different approaches to interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). These approaches, in turn, are rooted in different conceptions of world order.

U.S. Okays Plans To Build Uranium Enrichment Plant

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — A nuclear power partnership of General Electric Co. and Tokyo-based Hitachi Ltd. received federal approval Tuesday to...

Iran-Israel: Build Trust, Don't Bomb

Rachel Citrin | Posted 11.14.2012 | Teen
Rachel Citrin

Israel and its allies need to recognize Iran's right to enrich uranium to an agreed-upon level. Ultimately, compromise is needed from both sides.

Energy Department Backs Ohio Uranium Plant Project

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama's administration said Wednesday it is making sure that work will continue to develop and test a southern Oh...

Nuclear Strategy: Why a Military Strike on Iran Would Only Make Matters Worse

James Thuerwachter | Posted 07.18.2012 | World
James Thuerwachter

To better resist Iran's nuclear ambitions, powerful nations like the United States should employ methods that will not perpetuate conflict, hinder the global economy or violate state sovereignty. Attacking Iran's nuclear facilities will do all of the above.

Deal Reached To Keep Paducah Uranium Plant Going For Another Year

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant will continue operating for another year and preserve 1,200 jobs, at least temporarily, un...

Iran -- Nuclear Weapons, Not Energy

Rizwan Ladha | Posted 06.23.2012 | World
Rizwan Ladha

Iran claims its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes, but the majority of the rest of the world questions this assertion. And for good reason.

How Sanctions Against Iran Could Backfire

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.14.2012 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

It is no secret that Iran is developing its nuclear capacity in a clandestine and deceptive manner. Yet ironically it is our reaction to Iranian intransigence that is more likely to lead to an Iranian bomb. And it's not for the reasons that many have cited.

The Time for Diplomatic Action in Iran

William Rose | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
William Rose

We've got to seize the opportunity to offer incentives which persuade Iran's interests and draw them from prestige to economic development.

Whitney Houston and a Mine Sweeper In Iran

Maryam Zar | Posted 04.18.2012 | World
Maryam Zar

Iran's masses showed the world their disdain for their current rulers in 2009 when they took to the streets in droves to protest. They were met with very little global support, and were brutally quelled by a regime that refuses to relinquish power.

Fissile materials remain poorly protected

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.13.2012 | Technology
The Center for Public Integrity

By R. Jeffrey Smith, iWatch NewsA new industrial plant producing a key nuclear weapons ingredient, enriched uranium, opened in China last year, near...

Iran Reportedly Begins Uranium Enrichment At Underground Site

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has begun uranium enrichment at a new underground site built to withstand possible airstrikes, a leading hard-line newspaper...

Major Nuclear Talks Could Be Helped By Food Aid

AP | By JEAN H. LEE | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

-- The United States was poised to announce a significant donation of food aid to North Korea this week before the nation announced the death of supr...

North Korea Claims Progress In Uranium Enrichment

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea claimed Wednesday that it is making rapid progress on work to enrich uranium and build a light-water nuclear po...

The Effort to Isolate Iran

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

The Obama administration's charges that Iran plotted the assassination of the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. have prompted denials and counter-charges from the Iranian regime.

Atomic Worker Advocates Stunned By Labor Department Manual

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

CINCINNATI — Advocates for U.S. atomic workers sickened by radiation exposure say they're stunned that a federal claims training manual uses fic...

NYT's Keller Disparages Assange

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

How unseemly for New York Times executive editor Bill Keller to look down so disdainfully at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with a nasty ad hominem portrayal in last Sunday's New York Times Magazine.

North Korea Nuclear Facility Disclosed: Rogue State Shows Off Building To U.S. Nuke Scientist

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — North Korea secretly and with unusual speed has built a large new facility to enrich uranium, says an American nuclear scientist wh...

Stuxnet Virus May Be Source Of Iran's Nuclear Problems

Yahoo! News | Fredrik Dahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VIENNA (Reuters) -- Iran has been experiencing years of problems with equipment used in its uranium enrichment program and the Stuxnet computer virus ...

Just Like Bushehr, Iran's Uranium Enrichment is No Threat

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

Does the international community really want Iran pursuing enrichment under circumstances in which Tehran is progressively alienated from the non-proliferation regime's "managers"?

US-Vietnam Nuke Deal Will Likely Allow Enrichment

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has told U.S. lawmakers that a nuclear cooperation deal with Vietnam is unlikely to include a coveted prom...

Iran Opposition Unplugged

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

It seems that the balance in the Iranian uprising is shifting in the regime's favor. This time Ahmadinejad was prepared... he succeeded in "unplugging" the opposition.

Toyota is the New Tiger Woods

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Nathan Harden

America sits shaken, stirred and -- once again -- overwhelmed by obsessive news consumption as it watches the perfect golden boy fall from its perch as the world's number one.