The Mixed Message of the Senate Letter On the Iran Nuclear Talks

by Daryl G. Kimball Clearly, Congress has an important role in implementing any comprehensive, final-phase agreement between the P5+1 and Iran to “ensureIran’s nuclear programme will be exclusively peaceful.” Those talks are now underway in Vienna. In that role, members of the Senate… Continue Reading  

The 2013 DNI on Iran’s Nuclear Program

The Director of National Intelligence submitted the annual report on the “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community” today. The report can be accessed here and following are key passages that are relevant to Iran’s nuclear program, compliments of the… Continue Reading  

All Eyes on Iran for AIPAC 2013 Conference

by Mitchell Plitnick The annual Israel-Congress orgy dubbed as the AIPAC Policy Conference kicked off today. It might just as well be called the War on Iran conference — that’s sure to be the issue that dominates the proceedings. The US-Israel… Continue Reading  

A Long View of Iran’s Nuclear Progress

by Peter Jenkins I was still a serving diplomat in Vienna when, in January 2006, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Iran had resumed uranium enrichment, suspended since November 2003. Like my Western colleagues, I feared the worst.… Continue Reading  

Iranian Nuclear Stalemate: Too Much Complacency?

by Wayne White The latest round of frustrating nuclear talks between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its next session with the P5+1 (the US, Britain, France, Russia, China plus Germany) set for February 26 have generated… Continue Reading