Scott Horton Interviews Carah Ong

Scott Horton, July 09, 2008

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Carah Ong, Iran Policy Analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, discusses the new offer to Iran by the P5+1, the War Party’s numerous propagandists, the current drum-beat towards war, the question of Iran’s pre-2003 nuclear weapons program, the cat and mouse game of accusations the U.S. is playing with the IAEA and Iran, the need for cross-cultural exchange with Iran and the sanction/blockade resolution pending in Congress.

MP3 here. (36:25)

Carah Ong is the Iran Policy Analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation where her work focuses on Iran, nuclear weapons, missile defense, and the greater Middle East. Since 1999, Ong has worked for non-governmental organizations on nuclear disarmament, arms control, nuclear energy and waste, and missile defense issues. In June 2004, she was a member of the first delegation of twelve Americans to visit Libya to promote establishing relations with the Libyan government and civil society after the U.S. lifted sanctions that had been in place for more than three decades. In February 2007, Ong spoke at and participated in the first international conference on French nuclear testing in Algeria and toured the French test site at In Ecker in the Sahara Desert. She is the proprietor of the blog, Iran Nuclear Watch.

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