Event: Inside the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
Seyed Hossein Mousavian, who served as Iran’s nuclear spokesman and a member of the Iranian nuclear negotiating team from 2003 to 2005, will discuss his new book providing an insider account of Tehran’s nuclear policy and negotiations with the international community. George Perkovich will moderate. Tuesday, June 5, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Register to attend.


New Satellite Images Show Fresh Activity in Iran Nuclear Site, IAEA Says



One image from May 25 showed signs that "ground-scraping activities" had taken place at the Parchin facility as well as the presence of bulldozers, according to diplomats who attended a closed-door briefing by UN nuclear agency officials.

This will probably strengthen Western suspicions that Iran is "sanitizing" the site of any incriminating evidence before possibly allowing inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) into the complex.

"They clearly think they have something to hide," one Western envoy said.

The Parchin complex is at the centre of Western suspicions that Iran has been developing a nuclear weapons capability despite Tehran's repeated denials of any such ambition. Last week, the IAEA said in a report issued to member states that satellite images showed "extensive activities" at the facility southeast of Tehran - in what diplomats said was an allusion to suspected cleaning there.     Full Article

King Says Saudi Arabia Would Need Nukes to Counter Iran Arsenal: Ross (Global Security Newswire)

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