Tag Archives: Manouchehr Mottaki

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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Peace Brokers or Megalomaniacs

Highly ineffectual, well, disingenuous, efforts by U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration of engaging Iran even before its disputed presidential election of June 2009 have been seen for some time with growing concern. Iranians were in fact well advised … Continue reading

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To Be Ratified

See update below. The draft proposal of the swap deal with Iran for sending its 3.5% low-enriched uranium (LEU) to Turkey in exchange for 20% enriched uranium below as presented in a press conference in Tehran today. “Having met in Tehran, … Continue reading

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Indecent Proposal

Under surveillance of inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Iran commenced today further enriching its low-enriched uranium (LEU) to just below 20%. This has to be considered a major diplomatic backlash for the West and Israel who have … Continue reading

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Domestic Power Struggles

The uranium swap charade in Iran enters the next round. Last Tuesday, President Ahmadinejad said in an interview on State TV that the suggested nuclear deal “was acceptable”. At a surprise attendance at the Security Conference in Munich, his Minister of … Continue reading

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