February 22, 2013
Media's Careless Reporting on Iran
Yousaf Butt, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists
Last week, the Washington Post reported that "purchase orders obtained by nuclear researchers show an attempt by Iranian agents to buy 100,000 … ring-shaped magnets" and that such "highly specialized magnets used in centrifuge machines … [are] a sign that the country may be planning a major expansion of its nuclear program."
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