How Close is Iran to a Bomb? - New AEI Assessment

An Iranian bomb might be closer than previously thought. Continuing his assessment of Iran's nuclear program, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) analyst Maseh Zarif points that Iran:

  1. Needs to produce an additional 14 kg of near-20% enriched uranium (which has to be converted to weapons-grade uranium) to have enough for one 25 kg nuclear bomb.
  2. It could take as little as 3 weeks or as long as 4 months for Iran to produce enough weapons grade uranium for one bomb.

Please click here for Zarif's latest brief.

Maseh Zarif is the Iran team lead for AEI’s Critical Threats Project. He is available for interviews and can be reached at [email protected] or through [email protected] (202.828.6035).

For additional help, other media inquiries, or to reserve AEI's in-house TV studio or ISDN facilities, please contact:

TV Jesse Blumenthal [email protected] / 202.862.4870

Radio Michael Pratt [email protected] / 202.862.5823

Print or Web Jesse Blumenthal [email protected] / 202.862.4870, Michael Pratt at [email protected] / 202.862.5823, or Veronique Rodman at [email protected] / 202.862.4871

Also Visit
AEIdeas Blog The American Magazine
About the Author

 

Maseh
Zarif

What's new on AEI

Making Ryan's tax plan smarter
image The teacher evaluation confronts the future
image How to reform the US immigration system
image Inversion hysteria
AEI on Facebook
Events Calendar
  • 25
    MON
  • 26
    TUE
  • 27
    WED
  • 28
    THU
  • 29
    FRI
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Teacher quality 2.0: Toward a new era in education reform

Please join AEI for a conversation among several contributors to the new volume “Teacher Quality 2.0: Toward a New Era in Education Reform” (Harvard Education Press, 2014), edited by Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane. Panelists will discuss the intersection of teacher-quality policy and innovation, exploring roadblocks and possibilities.

Event Registration is Closed
No events scheduled this day.
No events scheduled this day.
No events scheduled this day.
No events scheduled today.
No events scheduled this day.
No events scheduled this day.
No events scheduled this day.