Consequences of Not Certifying Iran’s Compliance with the JCPOA

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by The Iran Project A decision by President Trump not to certify Iran’s compliance with the JCPOA in the absence of persuasive evidence of Iran’s violations would have grave long-term political and security consequences for the U.S.—including another regional war.… Continue Reading  

53 National Security Leaders Hail JCPOA Implementation Day

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by Jim Lobe More than four dozen former senior national-security officials and members of Congress have issued a statement hailing Saturday’s announcement of “Implementation Day” of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and citing it as a reaffirmation of… Continue Reading  

Former Bush Diplomats Push Back on Criticism of Iran Deal

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by Derek Davison and Jim Lobe Two senior retired diplomats warned Friday that the U.S. would isolate itself from a global consensus if Congress rejected the nuclear agreement concluded between the P5+1 and Iran earlier this month.

Bipartisan Group of 60 Senior National Security Leaders Endorse Iran Deal

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by Jim Lobe Coming on the heels of its release of a letter signed by more than 100 former U.S. ambassadors endorsing the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA) between the P5+1 and Iran, the New York-based Iran Project has… Continue Reading  

100-Plus Former U.S. Ambassadors Applaud Iran Deal

U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker speaks during the Multi-National Corps - Iraq Veterans Day Observance Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at Camp Victory. The event marked the fifth Veterans Day since the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The observance culminated with general officers from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia laying remembrance wreaths in tribute to service members who died while fighting for their respective countries.

by Jim Lobe As the controversy over the Iran deal heats up—and it’s going to get a lot hotter, especially come September—more than 100 former U.S. ambassadors have signed on to a letter drafted by The Iran Project applauding what… Continue Reading