In an in-depth article in the June issue of Arms Control Today by Thomas Shea, an independent consultant to who worked for 24 years at the IAEA’s Dept. of Safeguards, explains and examines the verification tasks and challenges vis-a-vis Iran.
Parties to the nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty failed to agree on a final document at their review conference as key states differed strongly on the Middle East and nuclear disarmament.
The United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom said they could not support language in the NPT review conference’s draft final document setting a deadline and other requirements for a conference on ridding the Middle East of nonconventional...
Iran and six world powers have agreed on major portions of a final nuclear deal, an Iranian negotiator said last month.
After meeting with top officials from Persian Gulf countries, the White House announced steps to speed up arms transfers to nations concerned about a possible Iran nuclear deal.
If the International Atomic Energy Agency receives the support it needs, which is likely, it will be able to carry out effective verification of Iran’s commitments under a comprehensive nuclear deal.
The lifting of the barriers to international nuclear cooperation with India was intended to bring New Delhi into the nonproliferation mainstream.