Hazardous Sovereignty: Why Uranium Enrichment Matters

A billet of highly enriched uranium metal

Shirin Shafaie speaks about Iran’s continuing enrichment of uranium.

We are now at a decisive juncture with regard to Iran’s nuclear issue and its decades-long standoff with the West. Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany (known as the P5+1 Group) met on April 12, 2012 in Istanbul to discuss a range of issues including Iran’s nuclear program. The majority of political analysts and official policy makers described the Istanbul talks as constructive, positive and promising. Iran and the P5+1 Group are set to return to the negotiating table on May 23, 2012, this time in Baghdad. Meanwhile, Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are holding a series of bilateral talks in Vienna that are also described by both parties as positive.

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