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

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  

Iran Talks: A Painful Choice Looms

by Peter Jenkins The absence of any late September breakthrough on the central issue in the nuclear negotiation with Iran—Iran’s mastery of uranium enrichment, a technology that can be used for both civil and military purposes—has triggered speculation that the… Continue Reading  

Iranian Nuclear Deadlock: In Search of the Magic Formula

by François Nicoullaud A shadow of doubt is spreading over the negotiation between Iran and world powers as the gap over the key issue of the acceptable size and scope of the Iranian enrichment program slowly reveals itself as unbridgeable. The inability… 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  

Tough Road in Vienna to Iran Nuclear Deal

by Jasmin Ramsey* Iran and world powers will resume negotiating a final deal on Tehran’s nuclear programme Tuesday in Vienna while experts warn the hardest work is about to begin. Representatives from Iran and the U.S. indicated last month that… Continue Reading