Latest International Crisis Group Report on Iran Negotiations

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by Jim Lobe For those who are trying to keep abreast of the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the International Crisis Group  has just put out their latest report and recommendations. You can find links an overview of the underlying… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Enrichment Offer: A Postscript

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by Peter Jenkins As a postscript to my previous post, I want to draw attention to two bits of news that I came across later that day, and to offer brief comments. Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad-Javad Zarif, addresses the Nuclear Diplomacy Seminar… Continue Reading  

Here’s the AIPAC-Approved House Version of Iran Letter to Obama

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by Jim Lobe With the snow in Washington and Russian moves in Crimea diverting all national news attention away from AIPAC’s ongoing policy conference, I understand House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer are circulating their own… Continue Reading  

Will Hillary Take A Position On Iran Sanctions?

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by Jim Lobe What will former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton say, if anything, about the Kirk–Menendez Iran sanctions bill? The pressure on her to take a position must be considerable, if only because, as both the former secretary and… Continue Reading  

They Left Out Netanyahu’s Name Among the Signatories

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by Jim Lobe I think the position laid out in this letter is referred to as a “non-starter” and marks the point at which Congress moves from playing “bad cop” to spoiler. For reasons why, you can read today’s Foreign… Continue Reading