Iran still denying inspectors access to military research facility

And some people wonder why we don't trust the Iranians to have revealed their entire nuclear program? Reuters: Inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog were in Tehran on Thursday for talks on Iran's disputed nuclear program, but there was no sign they would gain access to the Parchin military complex as requested. The Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) said "no plans were announced yet for inspectors to visit Iran's nuclear facilities or other sites", without giving a source. Thursday's talks are the first such meeting between the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran since August. The meeting could give some indication whether Iran - which denies it wants to develop nuclear weapons - is more willing to address international concerns over its nuclear program after U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election last month. Israel has threatened military action if diplomacy and economic sanctions intended to halt Iran's uranium enrichment program fail to...(Read Full Post)