The annual meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Geneva on 18-22 September 2006 takes place against a background of tension and foreboding over Iran’s uranium-enrichment programme. A series of negotiations involving the Tehran government, leading European Union states, and the IAEA itself has so far failed to resolve the issue of Iran’s compliance with the 1970 nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT).
Open Democracy 18th Sept 2006
The US has warned western banks of the risks of doing business with Iranian companies allegedly trafficking in weapons of mass destruction as it steps up diplomatic pressure on Tehran’s nuclear programme.
Guardian 18th Sept 2006
In the second of four interviews with Britain’s investment gurus, Money Editor Kathryn Cooper talks to Jim Slater, who explains the art of going for growth and says uranium is today’s best buy.
Sunday Times 17th Sept 2006
Various letters: So Jack McConnell, who once supported nuclear disarmament (as did Tony Blair), thinks it would be “irresponsible” to scrap the Trident nuclear submarine programme at a cost of thousands of millions of pounds. Is it just me, or couldn’t that money be better spent elsewhere?
Herald 18th Sept 2006