Trump’s Silence on a Saudi Nuclear Bomb

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by Joe Cirincione It’s said that the only two people Donald Trump does not criticize are Vladimir Putin and Stormy Daniels. You can add Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) to that list. With the prince’s two week trip… Continue Reading  

Strong US Majority Prefers Iran Deal says “Citizen Cabinet” Survey

by Jim Lobe Sixty-one percent of the American public prefers a deal permitting Iran to continue limited uranium enrichment and imposing intrusive inspections on its nuclear facilities in exchange for some sanctions relief, according to a unique new survey released here Tuesday. In contrast… Continue Reading  

Syria Crisis Yet to Derail Iran Nuclear Talks

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by Jasmin Ramsey via IPS News Even with potential U.S. strikes against Iranian ally Syria looming, Washington and Tehran appear to be preparing for the resumption of nuclear talks. U.S. foreign policy analysts have been bustling since the Aug. 4… Continue Reading  

Details will make or Break Iran Nuclear Deal

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via IPS News After a year of fruitless negotiations that are expected to resume soon, Iranian and U.S. experts are urging both sides to show more flexibility and make more concessions on its nuclear programme. A letter written this month by seven… Continue Reading  

Is sanctions relief really on the table?

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The Guardian is reporting that a “reformulated” proposal including “limited sanctions relief” will be launched by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (p5+1) after the US presidential election. Earlier this week Al-Monitor reported along the same lines and Secretary… Continue Reading