U.S. Hangs Back as Inspectors Prepare Report on Iran’s Nuclear Program

An imminent report by United Nations weapons inspectors includes the strongest evidence yet that Iran has worked in recent years on a kind of sophisticated explosives technology that is primarily used to trigger a nuclear weapon, according to Western officials who have been briefed on the intelligence. But the case is hardly conclusive. Iran’s restrictions on inspectors have muddied the picture.

Posted: Mon, 12/05/2011 - 12:14pm