Iran, Stuxnet and International Diplomacy

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Cyber Attack Reportedly Slows Iran's Nuclear ProgramThe US and Israel now say Iran is not as far along in developing nuclear technology as they thought just a few months ago. Hillary Rodham Clinton says that's due to international sanctions. The outgoing chief of Israeli intelligence cites what he calls "technical setbacks." The New York Times is more specific, pointing to the Stuxnet computer virus, tested at Israel's Dimona nuclear complex with assistance from the United States.

Segment image: Iran begins to fuel its first nuclear power station on August 21, 2010 in Bushehr. Photo: IIPA via Getty Images

Credits

Guests:
John Markoff - New York Times - @markoff, David Albright - Institute for Science and International Security - @ISISNuclear, John Arquilla - Professor of Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School, Robin Wright - joint fellow at the US Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson Center, and contributing writer for the New Yorker - @wrightr

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Darrell Satzman