Guarded Tone in Geneva as Negotiators Seek Iran Accord

by Jasmin Ramsey via IPS News Amidst rising expectations of a breakthrough, Iran and six world powers Wednesday resumed their quest for a deal on Iran’s controversial nuclear programme that seemed just within reach earlier this month. In the first… 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  

Lessons from Geneva

by François Nicoullaud Had the foreign ministers of the seven countries involved in the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program remained at home, the last round that were held in Geneva would have been presented as a success. At the end… Continue Reading  

UPDATED: No Deal Yet Over Iran’s Nuclear Program

by Jasmin Ramsey *This post has been updated to reflect the conclusion of the Nov 7-10 talks over Iran’s nuclear program in Geneva, Switzerland. Geneva — Despite rising hopes set by an unexpected turn of events, negotiations here between Iran and… Continue Reading  

Officials: “Progress” at Iran Geneva Talks

by Jasmin Ramsey Geneva — While Iran and 6 world powers known as the P5+1 are remaining secretive about the details of ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the Nov. 7-8  talks here have kicked off with official statements that… Continue Reading