Tuesday, May 27, 2014


(h/t Digby)

Iran has been meeting most of the demands of the IAEA and I and others wonder why this isn't front page news?
Iran cuts nuclear stockpile, engages with bomb probe: IAEA

By Fredrik Dahl

VIENNA Fri May 23, 2014 3:38pm EDT

(Reuters) - Iran has cut its most sensitive nuclear stockpile by around 80 percent under an interim pact with world powers and has begun engaging with a long-stalled IAEA investigation into suspected weapons research, the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Friday.

The IAEA, which has a pivotal role in verifying that Iran is living up to its part of the six-month accord reached in November, made clear that Iran so far is undertaking the agreed steps to curb its nuclear program.
UPDATE: This received even less coverage than the IAEA news -
Israeli nuclear expert: Netanyahu using Iran threat for political gain
Ex-head of Israel's Atomic Energy Commission says Iran is at least a decade from a nuclear bomb, doubts whether Tehran even wants a nuclear weapon.
By Haaretz | May 8, 2014 | 12:40 PM

The former head of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, Uzi Eilam, told Yedioth Ahronoth daily (Hebrew) in an interview that Israel's threats of attacking Iran are empty - and that he is not sure Iran even wants a nuclear bomb.

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