UANI, Samore Go Their Separate Ways

by Jim Lobe It seems that the stridently anti-deal United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) and its president until today, Gary Samore—who has spoken in favor of the Iranian nuclear deal—have sealed an amicable agreement to divorce, effective immediate. In a… Continue Reading  

Former Bush Diplomats Push Back on Criticism of Iran Deal

by Derek Davison and Jim Lobe Two senior retired diplomats warned Friday that the U.S. would isolate itself from a global consensus if Congress rejected the nuclear agreement concluded between the P5+1 and Iran earlier this month.

Chicken in Vienna

by Paul R. Pillar With the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program in its final days (and seven days of overtime having just been announced), a broken leg is not the most serious impairment to Secretary of State Kerry’s ability to… Continue Reading  

Critiquing a Critique of Obama’s Approach to Iran

by Peter Jenkins Last week, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) posted a “statement” on the Iranian nuclear negotiation. The statement attracted attention because some of the parties appeared to be finding fault with the Obama administration despite… Continue Reading  

Samore Strays Off UANI’s Reservation Again

by Jim Lobe Donors and some directors of United Against a Nuclear Iran (UANI) may once again have reason to be displeased with the president of their anti-Iran group, the Obama administration first-term non-proliferation czar, Gary Samore.