The Iran Nuclear Controversy Is a Symptom of Other Problems

by Shireen T. Hunter In the last few days, an informal haggling between the United States and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program has developed. Reportedly Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said that if America lifted all sanctions on Iran permanently,… Continue Reading  

Bibi says Iran will soon have 100 nuclear bombs. Well, where are they?

by Shemuel Meir Speaking at the Jerusalem Post’s Diplomatic Conference on December 6th, 2017, Prime Minister Netanyahu stated that, within a decade, Iran stands to emerge from the nuclear deal with not one atomic bomb but “a nuclear arsenal of 100 bombs… Continue Reading  

Misreading Public Opinion on Nuclear Negotiations With Iran

by Ebrahim Mohseni As the P5+1 and Iran negotiate over the future of Iran’s nuclear program, some have begun to argue that the Iranian people are so supportive of reaching a deal that the Iranian government would face severe public opposition… Continue Reading  

The Worst Case for War With Iran You’ll Read in a Major Newspaper

by Ali Gharib Many opponents of a nuclear deal with Iran simply won’t come out and say what they seem to be constantly getting at: that the United States should go to war. Well, kudos to the hawkish opinion pages… Continue Reading  

Deciphering Iran’s Strategic Vision

by Sina Toossi With nuclear negotiations between Iran and six world powers set to resume on January 18 in Geneva, no breakthrough in the talks is in sight. This deadlock begs the questions: what is the logic behind Iranian foreign… Continue Reading