Skip to comments.US watches Iran's president-elect for moderation ahead of nuclear 'breakout'
Posted on 08/02/2013 11:19:27 PM PDT by Libloather
With a possible Iranian nuclear breakthrough looming despite sanctions and covert action by the West, U.S. officials are hoping a more moderate incoming president will offer a unique opportunity for an accord on the issue.
Hassan Rowhani will be inaugurated Sunday, ending the contentious eight-year presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. U.S. officials are already watching as he assembles his foreign policy team, hoping to get an idea on what direction nuclear policy will take.
The concerns are heightened by a study released this week by the respected Institute for Science and International Security, saying that by mid-2014, Iran is expected to have the technical ability to produce enough weapon-grade uranium for a nuclear explosive.
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What now? A prime time slot on MSNBC?
It was a “moderate” leader that started the nuclear program, IIRC. They all want nukes in Iran - even the pro-Americans. I don’t blame them. Who wouldn’t? The funny thing is, we’ve been helping them, supposedly unwittingly, for decades (by harming Iraq).
This administration is stupid, “Men who stare at Goats”
has nothing on Obama. Kerry and Obama are looking
for a diamond in a goats ass and using a electron
microscope to do it, when the poop has already dropped
in their lap.
Hassan Rowhani will be inaugurated Sunday, ending the contentious eight-year presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Two for the price of one.