Christopher A. Ford

Articles by Christopher A. Ford

17 December 2012

Iran and the bomb: The legal standards of the IAEA

Daniel H. JoynerChristopher A. FordAndreas Persbo
10 December 2012

Don't erase the terms of the CSA

Daniel Joyner seems to be having as much trouble reading my earlier essays in this Roundtable as he does Iran's Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement (CSA).

19 November 2012

"All" materials means all materials

In Round Two of this Roundtable, Professor Daniel Joyner discusses the IAEA's efforts to verify the absence of undeclared activities in Iran as an "additional and separate" legal standard imposed beyond Iran's Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement (CSA).

5 November 2012

Standards properly applied

Ever since the first public revelations of Iran's nuclear program in 2002, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has struggled to verify and document Iran's degree of compliance with a range of legal obligations.