Iran, Brazil and the Nuclear Bomb

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Enriched uranium is required to generate nuclear power. Nuclear weapons require further enrichment. Faced with charges that it-s secretly trying to develop an atom bomb, Iran agreed this week to suspend all uranium enrichment, depending on support for its nuclear power industry from Germany, Britain and France. Today in Paris, an anti-Iranian-government group charged that Iran bought the blueprints for a nuclear bomb from Pakistan-s Abdul Qadeer Khan, who gave the same designs to Libya-s Moammar Kadafi. Meantime, Brazil is resisting international inspection to see whether it-s trying to produce fuel that could be used for nuclear weapons. Will Brazil demand special treatment? We explore what these latest developments mean for efforts to put a lid on nuclear proliferation with a spokesman for the IAEA, journalists in Iran and Brazil, an expert in nuclear arms proliferation and a former Iranian ambassador to the UN.
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Rep Tom DeLay

International Atomic Engergy Agency (IAEA) update on Iran

IAEA on Brazil's nuclear power profile

Kmart on merger

Sears on merger



Warren Olney