Iran and the Non-Aligned Movement’s Struggle for Relevance

September 1, 2012 by

Last week’s unanimous decree by the 120-country non-aligned movement (NAM) supporting Iran’s development of a nuclear power capability has delegitimized the U.S. government’s claim that Iran lacks global support for its nuclear ambitions. The Tehran Declaration was unanimous in its support for Iran’s pursuit of nuclear power development and its right to develop uranium enrichment, while predictably criticizing America’s attempt to punish and isolate Iran.