Syria Nuclear Milestones – 1963-2009

1963: Syria joins the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). 1968: Syria signs the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). Mid- 1970s: The Atomic Energy Commission of Syria (ACES) is established. 1979: The…

Chinese Exports to Iran

Today, prosecutors in New York revealed that during the past three years, Chinese firms have sold Iran materials useful for making nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. The revelations were the…

Theft of Nuclear Material: Reducing the Risk

An interview with William H. Tobey On January 14, 2009, the Wisconsin Project spoke with William H. Tobey, Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation at the National Nuclear Security Administration,…

An Arms Race We’re Sure to Lose

The New York Times September 29, 2008 THE coverage of the latest bombastic tour of Manhattan by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran may have obscured the fact that the International…

In Iran We Trust?

The New York Times December 6, 2007 Washington–On Monday the United States intelligence community issued what everyone agrees was blockbuster news: a report stating that in the autumn of 2003,…

Responding to Iran’s Nuclear Challenge

Remarks at a Heritage Foundation Event on Iran’s Rising Challenge: Nuclear and Energy Security Dimensions July 25, 2007 Thank you for the kind invitation to speak to you today on…

Iran’s Nuclear Web

The New York Times February 13, 2007 International inspectors confirmed this month that Iran is equipping its uranium enrichment plant at Natanz, a step that brings it closer to building…