Ernest J. Moniz
Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer, NTI
announcement that it would no longer abide by certain “operational
restrictions” on uranium enrichment in the Iran nuclear deal has prompted a
slew of questions about Iran’s activities and intent, the status of the deal
(more formally, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA), and what will
(or should) happen next.
a new analysis for NTI, Co-Chair and CEO Ernest J. Moniz clarifies
misconceptions about the status of the Iran nuclear deal and assesses Tehran’s
current breakout capabilities. In particular, he notes that, while Iran has
made clear in statements that it is taking steps away from the deal, Tehran has
not “quit” the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and that the unprecedented verification system of the deal remains in place.
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Experts from NTI and the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA) gathered at the State Nuclear Technology Centre (SNSTC) outside of Beijing for the first in-person meeting of the China-U.S. Track II Dialogue on Nuclear Security since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Organization founded by NTI works to strengthen the physical protection and security of nuclear and radioactive materials and facilities worldwide.
NTI Program Officer Patricia Jaworek joined a panel discussion on the devastating humanitarian effects of nuclear weapons and shared her research on the subject.