As Iran Nuclear Inspections Disrupted By Pandemic, Hawks Fear The Worst 

As Iran Nuclear Inspections Disrupted By Pandemic, Hawks Fear The Worst 

US and Israeli hawks are worried Iran could use coronavirus pandemic fears and Western governments’ preoccupation with staving off the accompanying economic disaster to evade nuclear monitors and quickly ramp up weapons-grade uranium development

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials are already talking about dramatically increasing the UN nuclear watchdog’s remote monitoring capabilities, such as cameras and data monitors placed at key sites connected with Iranian nuclear power. Crucially the IAEA has online enrichment monitoring installed at some key nuclear locations throughout the country, such as at Natanz.