Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration Is Even Worse Than You Think


by Mitchell Plitnick President Donald Trump has apparently decided to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The announcement, expected to come on Wednesday, has already elicited sharp responses. Surprisingly, though, the real danger is, if anything, being understated. The danger in… Continue Reading  

The Iran Deal: Where Are the Fault Lines?


by Derek Davison It’s tempting to see the successful negotiation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and the P5+1 nations as the conclusion of nearly two years of negotiations. But the reality is that last week’s… Continue Reading  

Overwhelming Expert Consensus Favors Agreement with Iran


by Joe Cirincione There is an overwhelming consensus among non-proliferation, nuclear policy, and national security experts that a negotiated accord is the best, and likely the only, way to ensure that Iran never builds a nuclear weapon. But you would not… Continue Reading  

Should the Next President Kill an Iran Deal?


by Ali Gharib So far, the 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls fall, with the possible exception of Rand Paul, into one camp on Iran policy. They’re all against the developing nuclear deal. Some, like Scott Walker, have even already vowed to… Continue Reading