An evaluation of North Korea’s third nuclear test and its developing nuclear capability.
The UN Security Council says there has been a nuclear test in North Korea.
North Korea carried out a third nuclear test underground at a remote location in the northeastern part of the country, prompting new fears and international condemnation.
A comprehensive P5+1 Iran deal that included a Russo-Iranian agreement on nuclear cooperation could give Moscow a powerful incentive to work with the West and open a sustainable path for Iran toward commercial nuclear power development.
The North Korean crisis shows that limiting IAEA authority to assure that Iran is not hiding nuclear activities will hurt efforts to end the Iranian nuclear crisis.
North Korea's latest rocket launch is part of an established behavior, where it hopes that generating international anxiety will bring the global community to offer aid, assistance, and toleration of the regime.
In anticipation of this week's meeting between Iran and the IAEA, there has been some talk about what should happen with the IAEA's file on "possible military dimensions" of Iran's nuclear program if the United States decides to strike a deal with Iran.
Over the last decade, specialists have been quietly changing the architecture of the IAEA safeguards system, but they haven’t explained things to the outside world—including the IAEA’s member states.
If the IAEA doesn't ask Iran tough questions, it may be easier to end the Iranian nuclear crisis. But would that stop Iran from secretly developing nuclear weapons?
The public revelations of Iran's clandestine nuclear activities in August 2002 unleashed one of the most intensive and highly publicized inspections in the history of the International Atomic Energy Agency.