August 20, 2010 4:47 PM

Iran begins fueling nuclear reactor — and that's good news

On Saturday, technicians began loading low-enriched uranium fuel supplied by Russia into Iran's first civilian nuclear reactor, and if all goes smoothly, the Bushehr plant could start producing electricity under United Nations monitoring late this year or early next. Those events embody what the U.S. and many others consider an ideal solution to the Iranian nuclear dispute.

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