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The Bushehr nuclear power plant: Iran could now upgrade enough uranium for at least two nuclear weapons

On 9th June the UN imposed tough new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear programme, pushed through after a seeming change of heart from President Obama. The president has, until now, followed the most dovish approach to Iran since Jimmy Carter. His change in attitude is a reaction to the failures of diplomacy. Yet behind the scenes, as Iranian nuclear progress continues, diplomats’ thoughts are turning to a new era of containment. And a provocative question must now be asked: will a nuclear…

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