Iran is behind schedule on turning over information to the International Atomic Energy Agency on alleged activities related to nuclear weapons development.
President Barack Obama urged Iran to reach a nuclear deal with the United States and five other world powers during his address to the UN General Assembly last month, but negotiators made little progress over a week of talks.
Twenty-six senators sent a letter to the Obama administration requesting increased funding for nuclear nonproliferation programs in the fiscal year 2016 budget for the Energy Department.
The IAEA’s state-level concept was intended to be the next logical step in the evolution of safeguards, but it appears to have inadvertently provided a vehicle for a rearguard attack on long-standing measures for strengthened safeguards.
This month, top diplomats from Iran and the P5+1 have a historic opportunity to seal a long-sought, long-term comprehensive deal that guards against a nuclear-armed Iran and helps avoid a future military confrontation over its nuclear program.