November 12, 2006

Iran's Apocalyptic Ideology

On The Line
Roya Boroumand, executive director of the Boroumand Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy in Iran
Arthur Herman, author and historian.
Alirezah Nourizadeh, Center for Arab-Iranian Studies
The United States is pressing for United Nations sanctions against Iran in response to its effort to acquire nuclear weapons. Iran started up a second line of centrifuges, increasing its capacity to enrich uranium. Enriched uranium can be used to make nuclear bombs.
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. "We must double our effort," said President George W. Bush, "to work with the international community to persuade the Iranians that there is only isolation from the world if they continue working forward on such a program. And I've read the speculation about that that's what they may be doing. But whether they've doubled it or not, the idea of Iran having a nuclear weapon is unacceptable, and it's unacceptable to the United States and it's unacceptable to nations we're working with in the United Nations to send a common message."

If the United Nations is unwilling to confront Iran over its nuclear program, what should the United States do next?

Our Guests:

Roya Boroumand, executive director of the Boroumand Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy in Iran

Arthur Herman, author and historian.

Alirezah Nourizadeh, president of the Center for Arab-Iranian Studies.



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