By Laura Rockwood, August 31, 2018
UN/IAEA inspectors examine suspect equipment in Iraq following the 1991 Gulf War. Photo Credit: IAEA Action Team
A detailed look at the methods the International Atomic Energy Agency uses to create a comprehensive picture of a state’s nuclear program.
Read more: How the IAEA verifies if a country’s nuclear program is peaceful or not: The legal basis
Issue: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 74 Issue 5 Keywords: IAEA, Iran, Iran agreement, JCPOA, North Korea, nonproliferation, nuclear inspections, nuclear safeguards Topics: Nuclear Risk, Nuclear Weapons
Laura Rockwood is executive director of the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation. In November 2013, she retired from the International Atomic Energy Agency as the Section Head...
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