Situation: Problem Solving - Nuclear Situation
Date: Saturday, 12 JUL 2008
On June 13, 2008, the EU made a new offer of incentives to Iran as part of its proposal to resolve the current nuclear crisis. Iran rejected calls for the suspension of uranium enrichment, which was one of the underlying parts of the offer. Furthermore, on July 9th and 10th, Iran conducted a series of new missile tests, which made the situation even more tense.
These are serious setbacks for the international community and for those who want a negotiated settlement to this crisis. It is time for senior foreign statesmen to get involved directly in diplomatic efforts in order to avert what could be a serious crisis, if not a military confrontation.
With four months to go before the U.S. elections, the Americans cannot be expected to do this job yet, as we are not sure who will be the pre
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