Posts Tagged “Iran”
“Thorium-based reactors are safer because the reaction can easily be stopped and because the operation does not have to take place under extreme pressures. Compared to uranium reactors, thorium reactors produce far less waste and the waste that is generated is much less radioactive and much shorter-lived.
To top it all off, thorium would also be the ideal solution for allowing countries like Iran or North Korea to have nuclear power without worrying whether their nuclear programs are a cover for developing weapons… a worry with which we are all too familiar at present.”
“It turns out that so-called “prisoner swap” with Iran didn’t involve much of a swap. When given the chance, none of the Iranians freed from U.S. custody chose to return to Iran, according to U.S. officials familiar with the negotiations.”
“Iran’s leadership is playing a longer game than the Obama Administration. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, whose term in office is limited only by Allah, is looking years into the future, while President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry appear to be focused on running out the clock without any spectacular blunders. This divergence in strategic timelines is important because it informs policy choices on both sides.”
Bloomberg’s Mark Halperin said Thursday morning that Hillary Clinton will have trouble defending h
“I respect the White House and the President of the United States but on such a fateful matter, that can determine whether or not we survive, I must do everything to prevent such a great danger for Israel,” –Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu
Pakistan is a nuclear armed Islamic country….
“The AP reports that the U.S. and Iran are close to agreeing to a deal that would allow for Iran to keep almost all of its 10,000 centrifuges, but their potential to make nuclear weapons would be reduced, according to diplomats involved in the negotiations. The report notes that experts have warned that its very easy to reverse the centrifuge reduction and maximize its efficiency.
Iranian figurehead President Hassan Rouhani told reporters on Tuesday that “Fortunately, the trend [of Iran’s nuclear issue] is proceeding within the framework set by Iran.””