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Scott Ritter talks about the possible scenarios unfolding in the Middle East as the Obama administration, along with Russia, China, France, Germany and the U.K. engage Iran on it’s nuclear program during talks in Geneva…
Op-Ed By Scott Ritter:
Keeping Iran honest
Iran’s secret nuclear plant will spark a new round of IAEA inspections and lead to a period of even greater transparency… “Rather than representing the tip of the iceberg in terms of uncovering a covert nuclear weapons capability, the emergence of the existence of the Qom enrichment facility could very well mark the initiation of a period of even greater transparency on the part of Iran, leading to its full adoption and implementation of the IAEA additional protocol. This, more than anything, should be the desired outcome of the “Qom declaration”.
Scott Ritter, former UN weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991-1998. He is author of Iraq Confidential and Target Iran and the forthcoming Dangerous Ground: America’s Failed Arms Control Policy from FDR to Obama.
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