Iran: Nuclear Poker

Another turning point arrives in the dispute between Iran and the international community over Tehran’s nuclear plans. The UN Security Council is considering a report by the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei, following its call for a freeze on Iran’s uranium enrichment programme and the announcement that uranium had indeed been enriched sufficiently to generate energy. So what lies behind this elaborate stand off?

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