The International Atomic Energy Agency is meeting in Vienna this week, and to the surprise of no one, Iran's nuclear program is a hot topic. Michael Adler has been covering the story for years and is working on a book about diplomatic efforts to deal with Iran. He joined us from Vienna to provide an update on efforts to monitor Iran's nuclear activity and also to discuss prospects for a diplomatic solution and rumblings about a possible military response.
Michael Adler is a Public Policy Scholar with the Wilson Center's Middle East Program. He has worked for Agence France-Presse news agency with postings in Paris, Bangkok, Kuwait, Sarajevo, Bonn, Berlin and Vienna. He is writing a book on diplomacy in the Iranian nuclear crisis. Michael covered this crisis extensively while in Vienna from 2002-2007, where he reported on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).