President of Anti-Nuclear-Iran Group Dismisses Imminent Threat of Iranian Nuke

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by Eli Clifton Yesterday, Gary Samore, president of United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), published a column on the website of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) arguing that even if talks between the P5+1 and Iran collapse, “Iran’s ability to produce nuclear weapons… Continue Reading  

Is Rouhani Preparing the Ground for Failed Nuclear Talks?

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by Derek Davison Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s recently concluded trip to New York to address the United Nations General Assembly offered signals that Iran’s complex political establishment is, at least right now, quietly going along with the push toward an… Continue Reading  

Bibi Comes to Town

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by Peter Jenkins The Prime Minister of Israel addressed the UN General Assembly on Sept. 29, once more filling the chamber with fire and brimstone. Like many a leader before him, he built his speech on the well-tried formula that… Continue Reading  

The Real Barriers to a Final Nuclear Deal with Iran

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by Shireen T. Hunter Another round of negotiations between world powers and Iran on its nuclear program ended without any agreement in sight last week in New York. Many causes for the failure to reach an agreement have been cited,… Continue Reading  

Top US Official: Nuclear Deal Could Improve Ties, Onus on Iran

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by Derek Davison WASHINGTON—A top advisor to President Obama said that a deal over Iran’s nuclear program could lead to a new era of relations. “A nuclear agreement could begin a multi-generational process that could lead to a new relationship… Continue Reading