If you’re new to Nuclear Diner, welcome! And welcome if you’ve been here before, too! Here are our recent Iran posts:
The photo is of the Narva River, the border between Russia and Estonia, from the Estonian side, a few kilometers outside the town of Narva. I took it about this time of year in 2011.
Nice timeline and explainer for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, othewise known as the Iran Deal.
Olli Heinonen, a former IAEA inspector, is quoted by opponents of the Iran Deal. But Thomas Shea, another former IAEA inspector, thinks it’s a very good agreement indeed.
Mysterious sleeping sickness in northern Kazakhstan. I’ve worked with Sergey Lukashenko. The article suggests that the sleeping sickness may be mass hysteria. As I read the article, I thought about the mass die-off of saiga antelope on the steppe and wondered if there might be a virus causing both. The range of the antelope seems to be around the affected cities.
What we know about Alexander Litvinenko’s death by polonium poisoning. Closed hearings continue this week.