Iran Nuclear Talks: Reading the Tea Leaves

by François Nicoullaud Secretary of State John Kerry has a hectic traveling schedule, and this month’s itinerary has been particularly focused on doing everything to ensure a good deal with Iran over its nuclear program is achieved by the deadline of… Continue Reading  

When Negotiating With Iran, Mind the Russians

by François Nicoullaud Defining the size of Iran’s nuclear enrichment program has become a major sticking point in the negotiations between Iran and world powers expected to resume next month. The scale of this enrichment program, however, greatly relies upon undecided… Continue Reading  

Zarif Reveals Iran’s Proposal for Ensuring No “Breakout”

by Gareth Porter *This article has been modified. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has revealed for the first time that Iran has made a detailed proposal to the P5+1 group of states aimed at ensuring that no stockpile of low-enriched… Continue Reading  

Nuclear Iran: Past is Prologue

by Charles Naas Following months of positive reports about the negotiations between world powers and Iran over its substantial nuclear program, the mood has turned somewhat pessimistic, despite verification by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that Iran has met its commitments under the… Continue Reading  

Timelines Dominate Iran Nuclear Talks

by Derek Davison The three key timelines at the center of the negotiations between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program were the subject of a panel discussion at the Wilson Center today. Jon Wolfsthal of the Center for… Continue Reading