Iran's Arak heavy water reactor 370.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
MIDDLE EAST arms control is suddenly back on the agenda and critical
negotiations are underway – on both Syrian chemical weapons and Iran’s nuclear
program.And while it would be easy to dismiss the dramatic events as
largely unrealistic political hype, there are some successful precedents. In
contrast to decades of failure in North Korea, the unrelenting inspections in
Iraq eventually ended Saddam Hussein’s nuclear ambitions and led to the regime’s