The Case for Sending Secretary Kerry to Tehran

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by Navid Hassibi Although it is unclear what will happen to the Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA) once President-elect Donald Trump assumes office, President Barack Obama still has a few weeks left to try… Continue Reading  

Interview with Peter Jenkins: This American Rose Is Sick

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by Kourosh Ziabari The Iran nuclear deal, popularly known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, has been widely lauded as a historic understanding that untangled an apparently intractable dilemma spanning over more than a decade, and opened broad new… Continue Reading  

Congressional Update on Iran Deal

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by the Arms Control Association The U.S. Congress failed to pass a resolution of disapproval that would block the Obama administration’s ability to implement its commitments under the July 14nuclear deal with Iran.

The Next Middle East Nuclear Challenge: Israel

Israel's Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor (L) talks with the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agencey (IAEA) Yukiya Amano during the first plenery session at the Nuclear Security Summit at the Washington Convention Center, April 13, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

by Peter Jenkins The nuclear agreement with Iran opens the way to forging a nuclear-weapon-free zone (NWFZ) in the Middle East. Until now a Middle East NWFZ has had the hallmarks of a hopeless cause. It’s been all too easy… Continue Reading  

Be a Fly on the Wall in A Room Where History Was Made

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by Jasmin Ramsey To describe the process that led to the final deal on Iran’s nuclear program as long and difficult is both talking point and reality. The Europeans, known then as the EU-3 (France, Germany, UK), began the negotiations with Iran in 2003… Continue Reading