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An Iranian nuclear official claimed Western countries had declared their readiness to cooperate with Iran in the construction of its first homemade nuclear reactor in southwestern Iran, Mehr news agency reported.
The 360-megawatt light-water nuclear reactor in Darkhowayn is under the supervision of the country's Atomic Energy Organisation and is due to be finished by 2012.
Originally posted by drwizardphd
I say, let Iran have all the nuclear power it wants. If the amicable "west" is willing to help them do it, good for them. If they want to keep an eye over there and make sure they don't build nukes, great for them.
If we show Iran respect and help them build NPP's, maybe they'll show us some respect and not develop nuclear weapons.
Originally posted by ItsTheQuestion
I'm familiar with your line of thinking, but unfortunately, war with Iran is pre-ordained. McCain and Obama both showed, in pandering to AIPAC, that they are more than willing to command US forces against perceived Iranian aggressions against American interests in the Middle East [i.e. Israel and control of energy