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2010-09-25 05:50:00

Computer security experts say a computer virus that has infected industrial control systems worldwide appears to have been aimed primarily at nuclear facilities in Iran. The malicious software, dubbed Stuxnet, is a "trojan worm" that disguises itself as a safe application.  The virus spreads from USB "thumb drive" memory devices, exploiting a vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows operating system that has since been resolved.  The virus attacks widely used industrial automation...

2010-09-08 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Iran Policy Committee: WHEN: 10:00a, Thursday, 9 September 2010 WHERE: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC WHAT: The Iran Policy Committee is hosting a press conference where intelligence about Iran's new major secret nuclear site will be presented. The information will include precise information on the location and details, progress-to-date, as well as...

2010-09-03 07:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised Japan for announcing tougher sanctions against Iran, adding to the growing international effort to deter the Middle East nation from pursuing nuclear-weapons capability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Japan's action today is another clear message to Iran's leaders that their country's closest trading partners are tired of their constant...

2010-07-27 10:41:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the Canadian government for imposing a new round of sanctions against Iran in the face of the Tehran regime's continued pursuit of its illegal nuclear program. "We warmly commend Canada, a leading member of the family of democratic nations, for standing up to Iran's determination to plunge the region and the world into nuclear peril," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Following the tough new sanctions adopted by the United...

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2010-07-24 06:10:00

Iran's English-language Press TV reported that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Friday that Iran would send its first manned shuttle into space by 2019. Iran tested its domestically made satellite-carrying rocket Kavoshgar-3 in February and Ahmadinejad said Tehran hoped to send astronauts into space soon. "In response to the enemy's resolutions, it was decided that the project be pushed forward by five years," Ahmadinejad said on Friday, referring to Iran's shuttle program. Western...

2010-06-23 07:15:00

Report Argues Containment Ineffective, Israeli Strike Risky and Regime Change Unlikely Calls for Diplomacy, Sanctions, and Credible Military Option WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Iran on the brink of attaining nuclear weapons capability, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Security Initiative is calling for the United States to take a triple-track approach for preventing an Iranian nuclear threat through diplomacy, sanctions and a military option....

2010-06-09 15:56:00

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the UN Security Council adoption today of a new sanctions resolution aimed at stopping Iran from developing nuclear-weapons capability. The vote in favor was 12, including all five permanent members of the council, while Brazil and Turkey voted no and Lebanon abstained. "The UN Security Council has sent another clear message that the world strongly opposes an Iran with nuclear weapons," said AJC Executive Director David Harris....

2010-04-06 14:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the release of the Obama Administration's Nuclear Posture Review: "Today, the Obama Administration took another critical step forward in the effort to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. With this updated policy in place, the United States will continue to lead the global non-proliferation movement and build a future defined by peace and security for all nations. "This...

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2010-03-14 08:11:40

30 people believed to be part of a U.S.-linked cyber network gathering information on Iranian nuclear scientists were arrested by the Iranian government, according to a report released by a news agency this weekend. The report said the group sought to recruit people over the Internet for training in Iraq with the People's Mujahideen Organization, an exile group which launched attacks on the Islamic Republic from Iraq when Saddam Hussein was in command. "Thirty people were arrested in...

2010-02-19 13:33:26

The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) is among the few laboratories in the world that can provide the highly specialized analytical methods and techniques needed for nuclear safeguards and forensics purposes. In Europe, the JRC's Institute for Transuranium Elements (JRC-ITU) supports Euratom Safeguards, whose mission is to ensure that within the EU, nuclear material is not diverted from its intended use and that safeguarding obligations agreed with third parties are complied...


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