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Iranian Nuclear Roulette Continues (tags)
Iranian Nuclear Talks: Hold the Cheers (tags)
Nuclear Plans In Chaos... (tags)
Despite Iran being presented as an urgent threat to nuclear non-proliferation and regional and world peace - in particular by an increasingly bellicose Israel and its closest ally, the US - a number of Western diplomats and technical experts close to the Iranian programme have told The Observer it is archaic, prone to breakdown and lacks the materials for industrial-scale production.