Year: 2006

Iran’s nuclear deception: taqiyya and kitman

by Andrew Campbell A look at Tehran’s artful use of taqiyya (religiously-sanctioned deception, or “holy lying”) and kitman (secrecy) in its negotiations with the West over nuclear weaponry.

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Iran and Deception Modalities

by Andrew Campbell This article continues the study and implications of the critical role of Iranian deception modalities1 in Iranian-Shi’ite political discourse, especially in relation to the 20-year clandestine development of Iran’s nuclear programme.

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