How to stop Iran’s drive to obtain nuclear weapons short of bombing it: report

Amid shocking revelations that the Iranian regime has enriched near-weapon-grade uranium for nuclear weapons, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) said on Friday: Very detailed report to the counter Tehran’s ambitions for a nuclear-weapon state. MEMRI’s report argues that the Biden administration and Europe can take strong steps to deter Iran’s nuclear ambitions, with […]

Iran’s diminishing returns on enriching uranium

Iran’s uranium enrichment is causing new tensions in the Middle East. According to recent reports, Iran has achieved enrichment levels of about 100-fold. 84 percentjust reach 90% and you’re within reach of a nuke. But as Iran moves closer and closer to having enough materials for weapons, it enters a period of diminishing returns. If […]

U.N. Watchdog Confirms Iran’s Uranium Enriched to Near Bomb-Grade Levels

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed the discovery of uranium particles enriched to 83.7% purity at an Iranian nuclear facility. According to the IAEA report, particles taken from Iran’s underground Fordow plant in January “did not match the enrichment levels declared by Iran and required Iran to clarify the origin of these particles.” […]

Iran’s currency plummets to all-time low amid anti-regime protests, sanctions

Mary Kissel, a former senior adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, analyzes China’s “peace proposal” for war in Ukraine and demystifies other issues related to the Chinese threat. Iran’s currency plunged to a new record low of 600,000 rials to the dollar for the first time on Sunday as nationwide anti-government protests and international […]

Iran’s supreme leader issues pardon for ‘tens of thousands’ of prisoners

DUBAI — Iran’s supreme leader has pardoned “tens of thousands” of prisoners, including some arrested in recent anti-government protests, state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday. However, the amnesty approved by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is conditional and applies to any of the dozens of dual nationals detained in Iran, according to details released in state […]