Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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For the People

Journal Article

Siegfried S. Hecker - Professor (Research), Management Science and Engineering; FSI and CISAC Senior Fellow
Abbas Milani - Hamid & Christina Moghadam Director of Iranian Studies, Stanford University

Published by
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists,

CISAC's Siegfried Hecker and Abbas Milani, founding co-director of the Iran Democracy Project here at Stanford, write in this Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists analysis that Iran must move beyond false nationalism and the misguided notion that uranium enrichment is the sine qua non of peaceful nuclear energy. At the same time, Iran’s negotiating partners must be more sensitive to the proud history of the Iranian nation.