Archive for the ‘Iran’s Nuclear Program’ Category

Iranian Nuclear Sites

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

 

 This map published by the Russian International News Agency shows the locations of Iran’s nuclear research centers, uranium enrichment sites, nuclear power plants, and uranium mines. Iran’s recent activity regarding its nuclear program is eliciting increased scrutiny from much of the west, with further questions being raised over Iran’s claim that the nuclear program is for peaceful purposes to meet the country’s energy needs.

Iranian Nuclear Sites

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

 

 This map published by the Russian International News Agency shows the locations of Iran’s nuclear research centers, uranium enrichment sites, nuclear power plants, and uranium mines. Iran’s recent activity regarding its nuclear program is eliciting increased scrutiny from much of the west, with further questions being raised over Iran’s claim that the nuclear program is for peaceful purposes to meet the country’s energy needs.

Iran’s Quest to Possess Nuclear Technology

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

The Washington Post has provided a timeline of Iran’s efforts to possess nuclear technology. Iran has recently announced that it has begun enriching uranium as part of a major expansion of its nuclear program, drawing U.N. sanctions and condemnation from the West. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that Iran is now capable of enriching nuclear fuel “on an industrial scale.” In light of accusations from the west that Iran is pursuing a nuclear weapons program, Ahmadinejad said recently that “foreign nations were determined to dominate the region, which shouldn’t be allowed.” Six world powers have since demanded that Iran allow international inspectors to visit military installations where explosive tests aimed at developing atomic bombs are believed to have taken place.

Iran Nuclear Program

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

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Here is an intersting video analyzing the Iran nuclear program. The video goes into depth how Iran plans to continue the growth of Uranium while the Western world continues to impose sanctions on Iran.

“Stuxnet” and “Stars”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Here is a link to a news article talking about the “Stuxnet” and “Stars” viruses that, unwittingly to the Iranian government, sabotaged their nuclear machinery for years up until April 2011 when they discovered them. The article mentions that the effects of the viruses are still being dealt with and posing major problems.

Nuclear Ambitions

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Here is a link following up the disccusions about Iran and its nuclear plans. Iran is not backing down and looking to find ways around international sanctions preventing nuclear programs. HERE