Iran In Brief

Archive: January 2011

Iran’s Nuclear Setbacks: A key for U.S. diplomacy

January 20, 2011

by David Albright and Andrea Stricker

Iran’s nuclear program is suffering mounting setbacks, which in turn will provide more time for diplomacy and reduce the imminence of military strikes.  The problems fall into three broad categories :

  • increased difficulty of obtaining essential parts on the international market,

  • trouble operating large numbers of centrifuges,

  • and apparent covert actions by foreign intelligence… Read More ›