The Saturday Word: Nuclear Fallout

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World leaders head back home this morning after an unusually dramatic Group of 20 summit that included sharp warnings to Iran after the disclosure that the nation is building a secret underground plant to manufacture nuclear fuel.

The Times’s Mark Mazzetti, David Sanger and William J. Broad detail the events leading to President Obama’s announcement and the international response in two front page stories this morning. Publicizing the program, which intelligence officials said they discovered years ago, proved a long-sought leverage against Tehran allowing Mr. Obama to demand Wednesday that the country permit highly intrusive international inspections.

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/26/saturday-word/

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