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Great concern to folks inside Iran and its potential -- nuclear capability is a big report came.
Out last week -- from the UN's nuclear watchdog the international atomic energy agency.
And it was.
Sort of report for the IAEA to put forward thus some analysts are saying.
In that it up putting a lot more analysis and interpretation than is typical.
For this agency has now to talk about that question that some are asking -- did the IAEA.
Step outside its legal mandate.
We are joined now by professor Daniel -- there who is with the university of Alabama School of Law thank you for joining us professor.
And so what.
Was different specifically about this latest report on Iran -- -- nuclear capacity from such analysis in the past.
-- This support was different because -- part of or the IAEA had.
But that did support -- there because there it -- -- do they can run.
Research design experimentation.
Absolutely it -- it is -- related shoot 88 nuclear -- hit the actual explosive device that weaponized that material that was.
Noteworthy about this report is it -- it on what organization.
Activities of the law.
Wouldn't be appropriate.
As part of the announced this.
Yeah I -- that says it become a little legal question of what the role of DI AE eight years.
According to have that nuclear nonproliferation treaty in according to the IAEA statute the role BI AEA.
Is Cynthia technical monitoring at supervisory body needs to -- -- mandate.
He has to help shore and track.
So it'll materials within the nonnuclear weapons state like Iraq.
To make sure that -- little -- not diverted from shall users like the production of electricity and and Abdullah -- -- -- so.
From police and military.
ER eighty they had never had a mandate.
The -- corporation -- or don't -- -- -- Chilean general nuclear.
Weapons watchdog to.
Analyzed information about.
Try to research design and capabilities.
Involving nuclear weapon stations.
And that is actually -- an important distinction because there are never bothered under the weapons they -- example Japan and Germany.
That have very advantage.
Technological capabilities and -- potentially -- all the knowledge they would need to build nuclear weapon if they choose to do so -- -- Having knowledge and capability.
That -- ability to look it is not something.
That is a violation the national law and not something that is a violation of the -- extension.
So what does what people are saying is that this is an indication that the IAE -- shifting from a technical body.
To a political one that sounds like that's your interpretation as well.
Yes it is actually I think.
I think it does show that beat the -- -- general you -- model.
Taking a very different tack than Mohamed ElBaradei that you look forward -- general the IE -- Well I hope our organization you can say goes both ways there are some who says that Mohamed ElBaradei was.
Politicized in that each -- Two to go against United States -- -- -- The what -- doubt very kind.
The whip now you -- -- -- seems to be if you wanna say politicize the other way.
Seems to be.
Following the advice you new information supplied -- United States.
Predominantly in producing.
There's a court so Europe globalization can't do absolutely I think LE TI 88 -- should not be political unit that at all possible.
But it really is supposed to -- just that independent.
Technical supervisory body.
That account for little material to make sure where they are they don't get diverted to -- reached.
But I thought that's just you can't -- at that high level.
So to not have influences trying to pollute our.
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