HuffPost Live: Iran Diplomacy is Working

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Gary Sick (Columbia University professor who served on the National Security Council staff under Presidents Ford, Carter, and Reagan), Joe Cirincione (President of the Ploughshares Fund), Trita Parsi (President of the National Iranian American Council) and Michael Eisenstadt (senior fellow at… Continue Reading  

The Making and Unmaking of Iran Sanctions

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A new report released by the International Crisis Group this week examines the efficacy and unintended consequences of sanctions on Iran and suggests steps that can be taken during the diplomatic process to unwind them and mitigate their humanitarian consequences while… Continue Reading  

Ahead of March Iran Talks, U.S. Urged to Back Possible Israeli Strike

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by Jasmin Ramsey via IPS News In the same week that talks between Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany) concluded in Kazakhstan with rare positive Iranian feedback, a joint resolution declaring… Continue Reading  

A Long View of Iran’s Nuclear Progress

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by Peter Jenkins I was still a serving diplomat in Vienna when, in January 2006, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Iran had resumed uranium enrichment, suspended since November 2003. Like my Western colleagues, I feared the worst.… Continue Reading  

Iranian Nuclear Stalemate: Too Much Complacency?

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by Wayne White The latest round of frustrating nuclear talks between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its next session with the P5+1 (the US, Britain, France, Russia, China plus Germany) set for February 26 have generated… Continue Reading