Just for the information of those readers interested in nuclear topics.
A former former deputy director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency and a nonproliferation expert have published an online glossary to help sort out many of the terms being thrown about during the debate about what to do about Iran’s nuclear program. The product: “Nuclear Iran: A Glossary.”
At a time of hot debate over possible military action against Iran’s nuclear program, the need for a clear understanding of the issues and the controversial science and technology behind them has never been more acute.
Toward that end, scholars from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs have copublished an interactive online glossary of terms used in the discussion about Iran. The report was prepared by proliferation expert Simon Henderson and Olli Heinonen, former deputy director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Covering the jargon and history behind IAEA inspections, centrifuge enrichment, basic nuclear physics, and early nuclear weapons development in Pakistan and the United States, the glossary provides an indispensable guide to an increasingly complex problem.
In case you’re wondering, I am not paid anything by the Belfer Center for sharing such information. I just thought others might be interested.
Though perhaps I should ask…