The Illogic of Opposing Obama’s Nuclear Deal

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by Henry Johnson A new report by the Iran Project elaborates on the basic reasons for supporting the comprehensive nuclear deal being negotiated between Iran and the U.S. The report, authored by distinguished former diplomats including Ambassador Thomas Pickering and… Continue Reading  

New Optimism Over Iran Talks Tempered by Threat of Incoming Congress

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by Derek Davison The new year may have brought with it some signs of progress toward a comprehensive deal between world powers and Iran, lending credence to one of Graham Fuller’s 2015 predictions for the Middle East. However, any movement toward a… Continue Reading  

Latest International Crisis Group Report on Iran Negotiations

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by Jim Lobe For those who are trying to keep abreast of the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the International Crisis Group  has just put out their latest report and recommendations. You can find links an overview of the underlying… Continue Reading  

President Obama has time to deal with Iran, if only he knew it

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by Mark Jansson Although President Obama has another four years, he will surely continue to hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu and a chorus of critics at home, that he has far less time to convince Iran to… Continue Reading  

ISIS Responds to WSJ spin on Iran nuclear report

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On Oct. 19, the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board argued that Iran may be closer to a nuclear weapon than even Israeli estimates and that it could be producing a “crude “gun-type” bomb of the sort that leveled Hiroshima”. From “Tick-Tock… Continue Reading