Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter

Scott Horton, November 27, 2010

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Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for IPS News, discusses the newly-released IAEA Iran report that “continues to verify the non-diversion of declared nuclear material in Iran” but can’t verify the Rumsfeldian “absence of undeclared nuclear activities” as mandated by the UN Security Council; the IAEA’s far-more stringent enforcement of NPT obligations in Iran as compared to South Korea (which was guilty of serious violations); North Korea’s significant new uranium enrichment capability and the challenge of educating Americans about the intricacies of nuclear power and IAEA inspection protocols so they aren’t so easily misled about Iran.

MP3 here. (33:42)

Gareth Porter is an independent historian and journalist. He is the author of Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam. His articles appear on Counterpunch, Huffington Post, Inter Press Service News Agency and Antiwar.com.

4 Responses to “Gareth Porter”

  1. The litmus test for whether Iran is or isn't involved in building a nuclear weapon , will be when Israel pre-empts it .

  2. Wikileaks did a good job. All pressure on Iran seems to be a global conspiracy to start another war in the Middle East in order to satisfy the blood thirsty Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Kuwait, Barhain, Qata, UEA and off course Isra-hell!. These same countries asked for the invasion of Iraq and I had thought that they were satisfied after more than 1million Iraqis were slaughtered by Bush. Their thirst for blood has no limit! All these cables are proving that nuclear bomb talks are just a fabrication and no one has a proof of any bomb making materials. Their dreams are presented to the world as truth – the same truth that Powell presented to the UN in 2003!!!

  3. Very good interview.

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