January 3, 2013

The Next Chernobyl Is in Iran

Semnani & Sandquist, New York Times

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The showdown over the Iranian nuclear program is likely to accelerate in 2013 as sanctions tighten, Israel threatens military strikes, and the centrifuges keep spinning. While most attention will be focused on the two most oft-discussed sites of uranium enrichment — Natanz and Fordow — a third site on the gulf could prove to be this year’s most dangerous nuclear wild card.

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