Nuclear journalism’s fault lines from Iraq to the NPR

Mutual threats of nuclear attack by Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, Hawaiians fleeing the false alarm of an incoming missile, the U.S. and Russia unveiling controversial new nuclear policies and accusing each other of violating a crucial nuclear agreement in the midst of an icy winter for arms control. Not since the eve of the invasion of Iraq has media been paying this much attention to nuclear weapons.… Read More Nuclear journalism’s fault lines from Iraq to the NPR

LobeLog — Interview with Peter Jenkins: This American Rose Is Sick

The Iran nuclear deal, popularly known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, has been widely lauded as a historic understanding that untangled an apparently intractable dilemma spanning over more than a decade, and opened broad new prospects for Iran and the international community to collaborate with no specter of distrust and confrontation around the corner…… Read More LobeLog — Interview with Peter Jenkins: This American Rose Is Sick

Assessing the IAEA ‘Assessment’ of “Possible Military Dimensions” of Iran’s nuclear programme

This morning the Board of Governors (BoG) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) adopted a resolution closing what has been referred to as a ‘manufactured crisis’ regarding allegations of “possible military dimensions” of Iran’s nuclear programme. This process has taken nearly a decade to reach a solution that easily could have been reached many years ago, had not ill advised politicization interfered with the IAEA’s technical work… Read More Assessing the IAEA ‘Assessment’ of “Possible Military Dimensions” of Iran’s nuclear programme