Marking Adoption of the Iran Nuclear Agreement

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by Peter Jenkins On the eve of Adoption Day (October 18) for the July 14 nuclear agreement with Iran, two strikingly similar articles appeared, one by Michael Crowley in Politico and the other by David Sanger and William Broad in… Continue Reading  

Resolving Key Nuclear Issue Turns on Iran-Russia Deal

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by Gareth Porter U.S. and Iranian negotiators are working on a compromise approach to the issue of Iran’s uranium enrichment capabilities, which the Barack Obama administration has said in the past Iran was refusing to make concessions on. The compromise… Continue Reading  

Iran: IAEA Report Casts a Shadow Over a Fair Prospect

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by Peter Jenkins The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has issued its latest quarterly report on Iran. The IAEA Board will consider the Sept. 5 report during the week of Sept. 15. Much initial comment has centred on signs that… Continue Reading  

Will a Reassuring IAEA Picture Influence US-Iran Negotiations?

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by Peter Jenkins The latest report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), issued on May 23, suggests a determined and so far impressive effort by Iran to dispel suspicion of its nuclear intentions. Tehran is complying fully with its… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Deal: Uphill on the Homestretch?

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by François Nicoullaud To date, negotiators on both sides of the talks over Iran’s controversial nuclear program, which resume next week, have been remarkably discreet. Even at the political level, people have been unusually quiet. This is an excellent omen. In… Continue Reading