Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that the Iran nuclear program could produce its own higher enriched nuclear fuel. But some analysts cast doubt on Iran's capacity to do so.
Mileposts in Iran's quest to harness nuclear power.
It's quest to develop a nuclear program has taken a circuitous path through history – and includes early cooperation with the US.
Iran says the 10 new nuclear sites are for energy, not weapons, but sent mixed messages on whether it will remain in a member of the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Ties may be fraying: Russia announced another delay in Bushehr, the Iran nuclear plant it is building, and has refused to fulfill a contract to supply advanced missiles.
A portion of Iran's nuclear program – a $1 billion reactor being built by Russia at Bushehr – hit a snag on Monday with Moscow announcing that construction will be delayed beyond the end of this year.
Israel does have the capability to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities, but such an operation would be very complex and costly, politically.
The talks in Geneva were historic, but some experts say Iran gained prestige without having to concede much.
If Iran plans to make nuclear weapons away from the prying eyes of the international community, it would need a secret facility like the one Obama revealed Friday.
President Ahmadinejad's bellicose rhetoric has raised concerns about Iran's intentions. Whether or not he is reelected Friday, here's what Western policymakers now need to consider.