Creating the conditions and environment to never disarm

Thoughts on the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima Nagasaki attacks By Tariq Rauf Introduction August 6 and August 9 mark the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. No sentient human being who has met or seen the hibakusha (survivors), or visited the hypocentres in the two cities, or seen the photographic… Read More Creating the conditions and environment to never disarm

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