Category Archives: NPT

Parchin Spring Cleaning

When I first saw the latest satellite image of April 9 of a suspect building at the Parching military complex where 10 years ago Iran might have conducted illicit experiments using a high-explosive  test chamber as reported in the November … Continue reading

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Maybe a Breakthrough

Talks in Istanbul today between delegates of the the UN Security Council member states plus Germany, and Iran over the latter’s disputed nuclear program are said to have been constructive. After weeks of mixed and highly confusing messages sent out … Continue reading

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Regardless, the Obama Administration Has Disregarded the 2007 Iran NIE

The new National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran’s nuclear program is out and it seems to conclude that “Iran’s leaders are locked in an increasingly heated debate over whether to move further toward developing nuclear weapons, saying the bite of … Continue reading

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In Violation of the NPT

Today, state-controlled Iranian TV channel presstv surprisingly refers to a New York Times article by William J. Broad, John Markoff and David E. Sanger on a close collaboration of US American and Israeli experts at Israel’s nuclear site Dimona when developing … Continue reading

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Cyber Warfare

A new careful analysis of (and, as usual, wild speculation about) an IAEA safeguards report on Iran’s nuclear program earlier this year by David Albright, Paul Brannan and Christina Walrond of non-governmental, Washington D.C.-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) … Continue reading

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