President Barack Obama’s year of outreach to Iran has succeeded in putting it on the diplomatic defensive: that much was clear from Friday’s blunt reproach of Tehran by the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board. But it’s less clear that Obama can convert that diplomatic advantage into sanctions that will curtail Iran’s nuclear program.
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Report: Iran to enrich its uranium if talks fail
Iran will move to further enrich its uranium for a research reactor if it cannot obtain the fuel from overseas, semi-official state media reported Saturday. If talks with world powers and the United Nations nuclear watchdog fail, Iran will notify the latter that it will supply fuel for the Tehran reactor, said Ali Shirzadian, a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran
Report: Iran accuses U.S. in researcher’s disappearance
U.N. to inspect Iran nuclear plant this month
U.S.: Iran urged to change ways or ‘pay the price’
IAEA: Iran broke law by not revealing nuclear facility
Thursday meeting with Iran to test Obama ‘engagement’ policy
Thursday’s meeting between the United States and Iran may be the highest-level talks in three decades between the two countries, but the United States is cautious about predicting what might come next. The meeting is central to the Obama administration policy of international “engagement” and its attempt to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program
Iran to give IAEA inspection timetable
Iran will soon tell the International Atomic Energy Agency when it can inspect the Islamic republic’s recently revealed nuclear facility, the country’s state-run Press TV reported. The head of Iran’s nuclear program made the announcement in an interview with Press TV on Monday, but he did not give a timetable for the potential inspection.