Tag Archives: Qom

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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How Does an Enrichment Facility Look From Space?

When last year, at the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, President Obama, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and President Sarkozy made public a secret uranium enrichment site at Fordow near Qom in Iran, one week after the Iranians had informed the … Continue reading

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Degrading Evidence

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano’s new Iran report contains certain remarkable parts which might deserve some analysis. To begin, there is nothing substantially new to report about Iran’s efforts to enrich uranium to low levels … Continue reading

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Much Ado about Nothing

  Not even as an example of bad journalism, the rather warmongering piece by Jeffrey Goldberg in The Atlantic last week isn’t really worth of reading through all its fifteen printed pages. That there had been or will be a Point … Continue reading

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The Rioters’ Cleric

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri has passed away yesterday at age 87. He died of a heart attack, or stroke, when sleeping in his bed at home. Hundred of thousands of mourners are right now gathering in Qom, where he … Continue reading

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