nuclear energy

Global Politics

Middle East and nukes

Iran's nuclear posturing has inspired some of its neighbors to pursue their own nuclear programs. Some experts say such programs could provide cover for the development of nuclear weapons in the region. The World's Aaron Schachter has the story.

Global Politics

France frees Iranian assassin

A French court ordered the release from prison of an Iranian man who was serving a life sentence for murder. Here's what strikes some as suspicious: a French teacher whom Iran had held on charges of spying was allowed to fly home just two days ago.

Global Politics

Iran enters nuclear talks

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with BBC security correspondent Jonathan Marcus about the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran. There's concern that Iran may be backing away from a proposed deal to ship its enriched uranium to other countries for processing.

Global Politics

Nuclear poker game

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and poker player James McManus, who brings his poker skills to his observations of North Korea and Iran. He's been watching those countries to find patterns in how they portray their nuclear capabilities.

Global Politics

US-Russian nuclear treaty ratified

Moscow-based political analyst Mikhail Troitskiy says the new START treaty is an important milestone for US-Russia relations. He tells anchor Lisa Mullins that ratification would push both sides toward further cuts in their nuclear weapons arsenals.

Development & Education

Story of a Tokyo mother

Lisa Mullins talks to Miho, a resident of Tokyo, about how she and her family have been coping in the aftermath of the earthqake and tsunami in Japan, and now with the warning about radiation detected in Tokyo's tap water.