Samore Goes To Bat For The Framework Agreement

by Eli Clifton Say what you will about pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), from their connections to Iran-conflict profiteering to allegations of ties to intelligence agencies, they leave a path of unanswered questions about their motivations, funding, and… Continue Reading  

Lights and Shadows of the Lausanne Agreement

by Francois Nicoullaud The results obtained in Lausanne on April 2 in the negotiation between the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany) and Iran represent an outstanding landmark in the long process initiated by the first… Continue Reading  

The Importance of the Iran Agreement

by Paul R. Pillar A dominant reaction to the framework agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, based especially on the State Department’s fact sheet about the deal, is that it is remarkably detailed and thorough. The lead article in the New York… Continue Reading  

Iran: A Lesson in the Art of Building Confidence

by Peter Jenkins Much of the comment on yesterday’s “decisive step” towards a “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA), which will ensure the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program, has been based on the factsheet put out by the… Continue Reading  

This Is a Framework that Can Be Defended in Tehran

by Farideh Farhi What a day it was and on sizdeh bedar no less, the thirteenth and last day of the Nowruz holidays! It is without a doubt the most joyous of the country’s new year celebrations, when almost all… Continue Reading