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U.N. fails attempt to restart Iran nuke probe | CBS News

VIENNA U.N experts returned from Tehran on Friday without sealing a long-sought deal that would restart a probe of suspicions that Iran worked on atomic arms, adding to doubts that upcoming separate talks between six world powers and the Islamic Republic will succeed in reducing fears about Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Herman Nackaerts, who headed the team of International Atomic Energy ...

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IAEA Report Shows Iran Reduced Its Breakout Capacity by Gareth Porter | Antiwar.com

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report made public Thursday reveals that Iran has actually reduced the amount of 20-percent enriched uranium available for any possible “breakout” to weapons grade enrichment over the last three months rather than increasing it. Contrary to the impression conveyed by most news media coverage, the report provides new evidence that Iran’s enrichment strategy is ...

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Iran Casts Nuclear Inspectors as Spies in Envoy’s Defiant Speech | Bloomberg via SFGate

June 7 (Bloomberg) — Iran pulled back from an announced deal to permit expanded international nuclear inspections and signaled it will take a hard line in the next round of negotiations over curtailing its nuclear activities. Iran “will not permit our national security to be jeopardized” by International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors working for Western intelligence agencies, the nation’s IAEA ...

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By not lifting sanctions, West and Obama are helping Iran enrich uranium | CSMonitor.com via antiwar.com

The West just blew its latest chance of reining in Iran’s nuclear enrichment program. Iranian officials expressed willingness to comply with some of the major demands being made by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the “P5+1” (the permanent five members of the UN Security Council plus Germany). But, evidently, these countries just could not take “yes” for an answer. ...

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May 23: The IAEA and Parchin: do the claims add up? | www.sipri.org via antiwar.com

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has an extremely difficult time in evaluating alleged nuclear weapons studies in Iran. While it has done an excellent job in verifying the nuclear material production activities in Iran’s uranium enrichment plants, the IAEA also appears to be willing to risk its technical credibility by insisting on visiting a military site called Parchin, near ...

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Iran, IAEA Broker Nuclear Deal as Israel Calls It ‘Deception’ | Antiwar.com

Israel’s reaction indicates it is not interested in Iran’s nuclear program, only in increasing tensions by John Glaser A deal has been reached between Iran and the IAEA on further probing and inspections of Iran’s nuclear program, after the nuclear watchdog’s chief spent Monday negotiating in Tehran. IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said after talks with chief Iranian nuclear negotiator Saeed ...

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Report: Iran Pressed IAEA Chief on Leaks, Assassinations | Antiwar.com

Agency’s Leaks Helped Israel Kill Scientists, Iran Warned by Jason Ditz Though the negotiation side of IAEA chief Amano Yukiya’s visit to Tehran was apparently upbeat, reports suggest that there were some uncomfortable moments related to the IAEA’s tendency to leak supposedly confidential data. One report, from Israel’s Channel 2, said Iran confronted Amano directly about the leaks and said ...

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Nuclear watchdog chief accused of pro-western bias over Iran | The Guardian

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the nuclear watchdog at the heart of the growing Iranian crisis, has been accused by several former senior officials of pro-western bias, over-reliance on unverified intelligence and of sidelining sceptics. Yukiya Amano, a veteran Japanese diplomat, took command of the IAEA in July 2009. Since then, the west’s confrontation with Iran ...

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Iran may be struggling with new nuclear machines | Reuters

(Reuters) – Iran is still relying on old technology to expand its nuclear program, in what may be a sign it is having difficulties developing modern machines that could speed up production of potential bomb material. A report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog last week said Iran was significantly stepping up its uranium enrichment, a finding that sent oil prices ...

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Ex-IAEA Chief Urges Talks to Defuse Threat of Attack on Iran by Jasmin Ramsey | Antiwar.com

Even as U.N. inspectors expressed disappointment about the results of their visit this week to Iran, a former chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) urged all parties to make greater efforts to defuse rapidly rising tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program to avert war. “We don’t expect too much now, but we need to defuse the most acute things ...

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