Verifying Iran’s Nuclear Commitments

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by Peter Jenkins On April 22, in the latest of a long line of congressional testimonies on Iran’s nuclear program, the president of the Institute for International Science and Security, David Albright, issued a challenge to the six powers seeking… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Talks: What Each Side Wants

by Dina Esfandiary Another round of talks between world powers and Iran begins in Vienna this week. Today, both sides want a deal, and fast. The positive atmosphere that characterised the recent rounds will likely endure. Gone are the days… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Next President

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by Dina Esfandiary After a long night, the results came in on Saturday: Hassan Rowhani, former foreign minister, former nuclear negotiator and reformist by default will be the Islamic Republic of Iran’s next president. The outcome of this seemingly unfraudulent… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu also established March as a key month for Iran’s nuclear program

According to Micah Zenko, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) and Hillary Clinton’s recent endorsement of a March deadline for Iran nuclear talks is a pressure tactic resulting from exasperation over the lack of progress thus far. (His focus on US… Continue Reading  

What is Iran up to these days?

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Laura Rozen has an exclusive on alleged Iranian attempts to establish back-channel contacts with non-official Americans ahead of the (hopefully) resumed nuclear negotiations: Mostafa Dolatyar, a career Iranian diplomat who heads the Iranian think tank, the Institute for Political and… Continue Reading