Nuclear weapons policy expert Joseph Cirincione discusses the probability of Iran backing way from a deal to send enriched uranium abroad and the likelihood of a military strike against Iran's nuclear facilities. Al Jazeera English's Nazanine Moshiri reports from Tehran on the aftermath of the suicide bombing.
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As the world's second largest oil producer, Iran has become a model of stability in the region. It is estimated that approximately 3 million Afghan immigrants in Iran are doing low-skill labor. Richard O'Regan reports from Tehran.
Iran faces stiffer economic sanctions if it fails to follow through on a tentative plan to move most of its enriched uranium out of the country. This relocation could delay Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb. Do you think that Iran can be trusted to make good on its promise to take concrete steps aimed at reducing tensions over its nuclear program?
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and David Andelman of the World Policy Journal discuss corruption in Afghanistan, strategic opportunities in Pakistan, Iran's relationship with Russia and China and the threat of nuclear weapons.
Angela Stent of Georgetown University discusses the significance of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit, the importance of Russia as a regional power with China and sanctions against Iran.
An Iranian scientist remains missing after a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in June. Many in Iran assume that Amiri defected, but the U.S. denies any involvement. Nazanine Moshiri of Al Jazeera English reports from Tehran.
The outcome of the recent Geneva talks between the P5+1 and Iran is a victory for diplomacy, writes Worldfocus contributor and former ambassador of Pakistan Azmat Hassan. Engagement with Iran can soften the rough edges.
In addition to holding the Iranian government accountable for its nuclear ambitions, writes Worldfocus contributor Dwight Bashir, the P5+1 should use its new platform to raise substantive human rights issues -- and not just behind closed doors.
Iran has agreed to a deal that would move most of its declared stockpile of enriched uranium to Russia for further refinement, before it is delivered back to Iran for peaceful uses at a research reactor in Tehran. Timothy Frye of Columbia University discusses Russia's motivations.