An US Diplomatic Presence in Iran?

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by Jasmin Ramsey Today, while Iran and six world powers resumed talks over a comprehensive nuclear deal in Vienna, here in Washington the possibility of an US diplomatic presence in Tehran was discussed at a prominent think tank. Two years… Continue Reading  

Iran Project Report Assesses Debate Over New Sanctions

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by Jim Lobe The Iran Project has just published the first in a series of “Short Reports” on Iran, its negotiations with the P5+1 (the U.S., Britain, France, China and Russia plus Germany), and U.S. policy, which it plans to… Continue Reading  

A Final Nuclear Deal With Iran

Iran and the P5+1 signed the interim deal on Iran's nuclear program on Nov. 24, 2013.

by Joe Cirincione The stakes could not be higher—or the issues tougher—as the world’s six major powers and Iran launch talks February 18 on final resolution of the Iranian nuclear crisis. The goal “is to reach a mutually-agreed long-term comprehensive… Continue Reading  

The Forgotten Key To Israel-Palestine: Water

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by Mitchell Plitnick There was a real diplomatic blowup in the Knesset last week, when Naftali Bennett led a walkout of the chamber by his HaBayit HaYehudi party during a speech by European Union Parliamentary President Martin Schulz. The comment… Continue Reading  

What’s the Alternative to a Comprehensive Iran Nuclear Deal?

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by Jasmin Ramsey As I mentioned here, the debate over US military action to prevent an Iranian nuclear weapon was mostly on the back burner last year, but as Iran and six world powers known as the P5+1 head to… Continue Reading