Europe’s Last Push on the Iran Nuclear Deal

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by Ellie Geranmayeh The Iran nuclear agreement marked its third anniversary in a gloomy state. Despite repeated attempts to keep him on board, US President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the deal – signed on July 14, 2015… Continue Reading  

Aleppo under Siege

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by Julien Barnes-Dacey We have reached yet another depressing inflection point in the Syrian Civil War. Syrian government forces with the support of Russian air power have cut off the last remaining major supply route to rebels in Aleppo city, setting… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s Perfidious Performance at CAP

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by Jim Lobe We are reposting below a memo released Wednesday by Americans for Peace Now (APN) regarding the “falsehoods and misrepresentations” made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his hour-long presentation at the Center for American Progress (CAP)… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Talks: Is a Deal by Nov. 24 Possible?

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by Ellie Geranmayeh Intensive nuclear talks between Iran and various world powers this week in Oman did little to signal that a comprehensive deal is on track to meet its 24 November deadline. But then again, a similar mood surrounded the… Continue Reading  

Tehran Workshop Offers Insight Into Nuclear Talks

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by Eldar Mamedov With only a little over a month to go before the deadline for a comprehensive deal on Iran’s nuclear program, a group of European, Gulf and Iranian academics and policymakers gathered Oct. 6-7 in Tehran to discuss the future of EU-Iran… Continue Reading