Wednesday, March 31, 2010

What Does The Defection Of A Top Iranian Nuclear Scientist Mean?

The Iranian nuclear scientist who defected to the United States is thought to have worked on the Iran nuclear program at this suspected uranium-enrichment facility near Qom, Iran. DigitalGlobe/Handout/REUTERS

Iranian Scientist Defects: US Covert Ops Hurt Iran Nuclear Program -- Christian Science Monitor

The defection of Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri to the US shows that a long-running CIA covert program against the Iran nuclear program is working.

An Iranian nuclear scientist who disappeared while on a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia last year is reported to have defected to the United States and been briefing the CIA on Iran’s controversial nuclear program.

ABC News's report on Shahram Amiri is a rare public revelation on a long-running covert intelligence effort led by the United States.

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More News On The Defection Of An Iranian Nuclear Scientist

Defection of Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri ‘a CIA coup’ -- Times Online
Missing Iranian nuclear scientist 'resettled' in the US -- The Guardian
Espionage helps sow seeds of paranoia in Tehran -- The Guardian
A defect(ion) in Iran's nuclear program -- Foreign Policy
Iranian Nuclear Scientist Secretly Moved to U.S., Report Says -- Global Security Newswire
Iranian nuclear scientist defects to U.S.: report -- Reuters
Missing Iran N-scientist 'defected to US' -- Press TV (Iran)
EXCLUSIVE: Iran Nuclear Scientist Defects to U.S. In CIA 'Intelligence Coup' -- ABC News
Meaning of Iranian Nuclear Scientist's Defection to U.S. -- The Atlantic Wire

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