Overwhelming Expert Consensus Favors Agreement with Iran

by Joe Cirincione There is an overwhelming consensus among non-proliferation, nuclear policy, and national security experts that a negotiated accord is the best, and likely the only, way to ensure that Iran never builds a nuclear weapon. But you would not… Continue Reading  

Scowcroft, Brzezinski Urge Iran Accord

by Jim Lobe via IPS News Two pillars of the U.S. foreign policy establishment urged Congress Monday to forgo any new sanctions legislation directed against Iran, warning that it will risk “undermining or even shutting down” ongoing negotiations over Tehran’s… Continue Reading  

Former NatSec Advisers Brzezinski, Scowcroft back Obama’s Iran Diplomacy

*Editor’s Note: This letter was made available by the New York-based Iran Project and was sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other key senators Monday. Majority Whip Dick Durbin 711 Hart Senate Bldg. Washington, DC 20510 Dear Majority… Continue Reading  

4 National Security Advisers, Friedman Voice Support for Hagel

As the fight over the possible nomination of Sen. Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense continues, it’s worth noting two new contributions in his favor. In a letter to the editor to the Washington Post, whose initial, remarkably silly editorial… Continue Reading