New US Strategy on Iran Poses Dilemma for Allies

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by Peter Jenkins How do France, Germany, and the United Kingdom intend to react to the Iran policy that President Donald Trump announced on October 13? The leaders of these states put out a statement late on October 13 that… Continue Reading  

How Should Europe React to the New US Strategy on Iran?

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by Peter Jenkins According to today’s White House statement, President Donald Trump has decided not to denounce the July 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA) or encourage Congress to kill it, but to ask… Continue Reading  

Building Confidence in Iran’s Intentions, Not Closing All Pathways

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by Peter Jenkins The decision to sell the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran (the JCPOA) to the US Congress and public as closing all pathways to Iranian acquisition of nuclear weapons is returning to haunt us. That slogan implied two… Continue Reading  

Nuclear Arms Control and Reductions in Jeopardy

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by Peter Jenkins Discussions last month in Astana, during a five day meeting on “Nuclear Dangers” hosted by the Kazakh government, gave rise to some sobering findings. A recent vote in the UN General Assembly had lifted the spirits of… Continue Reading  

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by Peter Jenkins Nikki Haley’s address at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on September 5 is so full of misrepresentations and distortions that the current prime minister of Israel would surely have been proud to deliver it during one of… Continue Reading