Frontline World

Iran - Going Nuclear, May 2005

View Map

Facts & Stats
Iran is OPEC's second-largest oil producer.

Read More Fact & Stats

Links & Resources

Follow these links to learn more about Iran's nuclear program and to follow commentary from Iranian bloggers. read more

Email a friend
A monument covered in snow

The Story
Anti-American graffiti

Watch Video

Video Length: 26:27

FRONTLINE/World and BBC reporter Paul Kenyon travels deep into Iran to investigate charges that Iran is secretly developing a nuclear bomb. With exclusive access to a U.N. inspection team, Kenyon visits Iran's most sensitive nuclear sites and reports on the escalating diplomatic tensions surrounding the discovery of the facilities.
watch video >>

Interview with Paul Kenyon: Searching for Secrets

and BBC reporter Paul Kenyon was followed, detained and interrogated by Iranian security forces for filming hidden nuclear facilities. In this interview, Kenyon talks about high-stakes diplomacy, weapons technology and the "social etiquette" of being arrested.

Background to a Crisis
Read more about the history of Iran's secretive nuclear program.

How to Become a Nuclear Superpower

Man holding anti Bush sign in demonstration