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Iran nuclear plans: Bushehr fuel to be unloaded

More trouble for Iran’s nuclear program as Iran confirms that they removed nuclear fuel from the reactor.  The IAEA is on hand to supervise the removal of the fuel.  BBC News reports that some diplomats suggest Iran will be replacing the entire core, which could mean there are huge technical problems.  It is not clear if the Stuxnet virus had anything to do with this latest setback.


Wikileaks Reveals Strains in US-Pakistan Relations

Diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks reveal concerns over Pakistan’s role as U.S. ally in NATO’s nation-building efforts in Afghanistan. Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Anne W. Patterson, warned U.S. – based officials of the weakness of Pakistan’s civilian government and the double-game played by it’s military and intelligence institutions. The cables also depict an alarming lack of security over bomb-grade uranium – a finding that’s sure to raise concerns over fissile material falling into the wrong hands. All in all, the article that provides the details of the cables makes for a frustrating, depressing read.