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  

A Long Road Reaches Iran Deal, But No Guarantees Going Forward

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by Jasmin Ramsey A historic deal on Iran’s controversial nuclear programme was announced today during the early morning hours in Vienna over a decade after talks between Tehran and world powers began.

Chicken in Vienna

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by Paul R. Pillar With the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program in its final days (and seven days of overtime having just been announced), a broken leg is not the most serious impairment to Secretary of State Kerry’s ability to… Continue Reading  

POLL: Iranian Public Opinion on Nukes, the U.S., Politics

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by Jim Lobe  A major new poll of Iranian public opinion with important and fascinating results was released here and in Tehran Tuesday and deserves much more attention than it is likely to get (at least in the United States).… Continue Reading  

Protocols of the Hackers of Zion?

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by Marsha B. Cohen When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Google chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday afternoon, he boasted about Israel’s “robust hi-tech and cyber industries.” According to The Jerusalem Post, “Netanyahu also noted that ‘Israel was making… Continue Reading