The Real Subject of Netanyahu’s Congressional Spectacle (It Isn’t Nukes)

by Paul R. Pillar Benjamin Netanyahu will talk next week, as he has innumerable times before, about how an Iranian nuclear weapon is supposedly an extremely grave and imminent (he has been saying for years that it is just around… Continue Reading  

Can the EU Take the Lead on Iran?

by Eldar Mamedov The interim nuclear deal with Iran, the Joint Plan of Action (JPA) concluded on November 24, 2013, is rightly hailed as one of the few successes of the European common foreign and security policy. But as the EU3 (France, Germany,… Continue Reading  

New Iran Sanctions?

by Jim Lobe As usual, Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now (APN) explains and analyzes everything relevant that has happened to date on the Senate side with respect to sanctions on Iran. Following is an excerpt from her weekly Legislative Round-Up:

Let Nuclear Sanctions on Iran Serve Their Final Purpose

by Peter Jenkins The kerfuffle over congressional moves to impose additional sanctions on Iran is obscuring a question that requires attention. Have the US and EU understood that the nuclear negotiations will not yield the non-proliferation measures that the US… Continue Reading  

Middle Eastern Turmoil and the Scaremongering on Iran

by Paul R. Pillar It has not been a smooth month for those who want to keep Iran in pariahdom forever and thus seek to kill any international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. The sanctions bill that is the deal-killers’… Continue Reading