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  • Iran wants to greatly expand uranium enrichment

    VIENNA (AP) — Iran said Wednesday it wants to greatly expand its uranium enrichment program despite Western fears that it could be used to make atomic arms. The position outlined by Iranian nuclear agency head Ali Akbar Salehi appeared to be the most detailed yet of what Tehran wants at its...

  • Diplomats: Iran nuke talks make little progress

    VIENNA (AP) — Talks over Iran's nuclear program are making little headway, with Tehran resisting U.S.-led efforts to crimp activities that could be turned toward making weapons, diplomats said Monday. As negotiations move closer to a July 20 target date for a deal, both sides are trying to...

  • Iran pushes back against US demands at nuke talks

    VIENNA (AP) — Iran is pushing back against U.S. demands for concessions as negotiators haggle over what curbs Tehran must accept on its nuclear program to win an end to the sanctions choking its economy. Both Iran and the six world powers it is talking with hope to seal a deal by July 20. But...

  • Kerry: Time running short for Iran nuke agreement

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says time is running out for Iran to negotiate a comprehensive agreement on its nuclear program. In a Washington Post opinion piece late Monday, Kerry says the July 20 deadline is fast approaching and that Tehran's leaders face a choice: "They...

  • The Export-Import Bank's corporate welfare: War by other means

    "Corporate welfare in the defense of liberty is no vice." That's the punchy opening my AEI colleague Tom Donnelly uses to defend the Export-Import Bank, the imperiled federal agency that subsidizes U.S. exports by extending taxpayer-backed financing to foreign buyers. Donnelly is completely...

  • VIDEO: Iran could leverage Iraqi unrest in nuclear talks

    Experts on Iran's efforts to expand its nuclear program testified before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington Thursday. The country is currently in the middle of nuclear negotiations, as security forces in Iraq continue to battle Islamist militants.

  • Two nuclear bombs nearly detonated in North Carolina in 1961, declassified report shows

    Nuclear devastation worse than Hiroshima nearly happened in Goldsboro, N.C., in 1961, when an Air Force bomber broke in half, letting two nuclear bombs drop. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara said in a newly declassified government report, "By the slightest margin of chance, literally the...



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