The World's Nuclear Watchdog

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With an October 31st deadline looming, time is running out for Iran to come clean about its nuclear program. The International Atomic Energy Agency has issued Tehran an ultimatum: Give us access to your facilities, or risk UN sanctions.

While it’s unclear just how Tehran is likely to respond, what is clear, according to some analysts, is that the world can’t afford to wait. If Iran is not stopped soon, they say, the country will develop the bomb before the decade’s end. This hour, the head of the world’s nuclear watchdog agency discusses Iran’s bomb-making potential, and the future of nuclear proliferation, and what to do when the superpowers won’t play by their own rules.


Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency