Timelines Dominate Iran Nuclear Talks

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by Derek Davison The three key timelines at the center of the negotiations between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program were the subject of a panel discussion at the Wilson Center today. Jon Wolfsthal of the Center for… Continue Reading  

Say what? “AP: Diagram suggests Iran working on nuclear bomb”

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Those unnamed officials “from a country critical of Iran’s nuclear program” are at it again. This week they leaked an illustration to to the Associated Press which supposedly demonstrates that “Iranian scientists have run computer simulations for a nuclear weapon that… Continue Reading  

Implications of the November 2012 IAEA Report on Iran

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Write Kelsey Davenport, Daryl G. Kimball, and Greg Thielmann at Arms Control Now: Taken together, the IAEA report findings provide further troubling evidence that Iran is continuing to pursue sensitive nuclear fuel-cycle activities in violation of UN Security Council resolutions and… Continue Reading  

Should Turkey be included in the P5+1?

The Arms Control Association’s Kelsey Davenport summarizes a case made by a Turkish professor of international relations for Turkey to be included in the p5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany): Despite the failure of the… Continue Reading  

Lieutenant Colonel Leif Eckholm on Invading Iran: Lessons from Iraq

Peter Crail has a post up on the Arms Control Association’s blog, Arms Control NOW, summarizing a recent analysis by Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Leif Eckholm which compares the invasion of Iraq with possible Iran invasion scenarios. As Crail notes,… Continue Reading