Why China Seeks an Iran Nuclear Deal

Emily Milliken and Giorgio Cafiero Beijing has compelling reasons to prevent the Iran nuclear deal from collapse, and they mainly concern China’s need for stability in the Persian Gulf On 6 July, the US Treasury Department announced new sanctions on Iran, targeting the country’s oil and petrochemical trade network. One day later, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao…

Statement of H.E. Bassam Sabbagh at the General Debate of the “Tenth NPT Review Conference” 8-3-2022

Ambassador Sabbagh: Israeli occupation poses threat to international peace, rejects joining the non-proliferation treaty 3 August، 2022 New York, SANA Syria’s permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Bassam Sabbagh, called for subjugating the Israeli occupation’s nuclear facilities, that pose threat to the regional and international security and peace, to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s comprehensive…

Ehud Barak’s Empty Threat

Scott Ritter Ehud Barak, the former Prime Minister of Israel, recently published an opinion piece in Time where he concludes that Iran could be “days” away from reaching what he terms “threshold nuclear status”, namely possessing enough enriched uranium to manufacture a single nuclear device. Barak acknowledges that, even if Iran were to accumulate the required stock…

Nuclear Weapons and Turkey Since 1959

National Security Archive Via The New Dark Age Members of Congress Worried in 1960 That Leaders of a Coup “Might Seize Control” of Weapons Other U.S. Officials Feared Risks of Accidental War or Overreaction to Local Crises During Mid-1960s Turkish Officials Were Interested in Producing an “Atomic Bomb” Washington, D.C., October 30, 2019 – The…