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An Act of Self-Preservation: Why Iran Wants the Bomb
14 August 2012
The real roots of Iran’s nuclear program lie not in physics - but in Iran's own sense of history.
Exactly ten years ago today the Iranian opposition group, Mujahideen al-Khalq (MeK), revealed the full details of a uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and a heavy water plant at Arak in Iran. Since then Iran and the international community- since 2006, the P5+1 (the U.S., Russia, China, the UK, France and Germany) -have been locked in a diplomatic battle that has ground to a stalemate.