Posts Tagged: Iran Nuclear Weapons
Could Iran possibly believe that its nuclear program is advanced enough to deter American military retaliation for the alleged assassination plot?
Were unsafe construction practices used to build Iran's first nuclear energy facility, Bushehr?
Arguing that Iran won't possess nuclear weapons soon only makes disarmament advocates look like they're putting off the inevitable.
As a smaller power, Iran is in no position to strike back at the West over the death of nuclear scientist Darioush Rezaie.
Israel and Iran are playing dangerous games with nuclear weapons by, respectively, denying its program and disavowing its likely intentions.
As with Iraq, U.S. and Israel extrapolating shreds of evidence against Iran into a casus belli.
According to the Times, Iran is on the threshold of producing weapons-grade fuel.
The recent and highly unusual public launch of a "conference committee" of both houses of Congress to hash out differences in long-pending legislation to impose unilateral sanctions on Iran marks a new stage in the escalating debate over what to do about Tehran's nuclear programme.
Nuclear proliferation can at best only be slowed down through a process of sanctions and double standards. The use of force shall serve to make other states believe that if only they had the bomb they would be safe. This way leads to catastrophe. The alternative, non-proliferation by cooperation and consent, cannot succeed as long as the United States is insistent on retaining and improving its nuclear arsenal and allowing its allies to have these weapons.