The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) told the Associated Press on Monday that air, soil, and dust samples have been taken from the Parchin nuclear site, but it was Iranian nuclear experts with no IAEA staff present ,who took the collection. IAEA chief Yukiya Amano claims that the collection was done according to the IAEA guidelines, because everything […]
Iran’s elite is interested in frustrating and dodging international inspections — not in safeguards to ensure that inspections are fair or accurate.
Congress should read Araghchi’s remarks on Iran’s arrangements with regard to the IAEA side deal as a clear statement of Iran’s intent to deceive the international community while proceeding with development of nuclear weapons.
Given the unprecedented nature of the side deals, it is not surprising that Iran, the IAEA, and the Obama administration want to keep them secret.
According to Bloomberg News, Iran is racing to destroy any evidence at the Parchin Military Base nuclear testing facilities. Parchin is believed to be where the Iranians conducted hydrodynamic experiments which to perfect the detonation of nuclear warheads. While Hydrodynamic experiments use uranium and plutonium they use non-fissile versions of the elements such as uranium-238 and plutonium-242 […]