Published on Mar 28, 2011 by Luke Hunt
The example of an Iranian shipping firm underscores how sanctions may finally be biting against the country’s nuclear programme. Luke Hunt’s reports appeared in Spectrum, Asian Sentinel, The Jakarta Globe, The Phnom Penh Post and The Diplomat, among other publications.
The crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that wreaked havoc in north-eastern Japan has again thrown the spotlight on an industry that has always struggled for public acceptance. But the nuclear danger is also a reminder of the threat posed by rogue states that harbour atomic ambitions, including Iran.