Iran’s Uranium Imports

A couple of stories cropped up in short order regarding Uranium import/export and Iran.
Mark Hibbs, writing on armscontrolwonk, details a possible deal between Iran and Zimbabwe for sale of minerals containing Uranium. Here.  Even with solid UN sanctions keeping Uranium from the Iranians is going to prove difficult. That’s before dealing with old fashioned attempts to violate sanctions. Here. Strangling the supply of Uranium can’t be the main strategy for preventing Iran’s Nuclear weapon. While controls on minerals and technology will be able to slow and frustrate their efforts- a diplomatic solution is the real hope for keeping the nuclear club where it is.

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