Will Iran Strike a Final Nuclear Deal?

by Jasmin Ramsey The only certainty now about the talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program is that the negotiators have their work cut out for them. Other than occasional runaway comments to the press from France, and… Continue Reading

Officials: “Progress” at Iran Geneva Talks

by Jasmin Ramsey Geneva — While Iran and 6 world powers known as the P5+1 are remaining secretive about the details of ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the Nov. 7-8  talks here have kicked off with official statements that… Continue Reading

Iran’s New Foreign Minister Signals to the US

by Jasmin Ramsey There’s an interview up on IRDiplomacy with Iran’s newly appointed foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose speech at the nomination hearings last week was so stunning that it “literally quieted the cacophonous parliament hall“. The initial news… Continue Reading

Kayhan Barzegar: before progress in nuclear talks, “balance” of expectations must be reached

In an interview posted on Iran Review, Kayhan Barzegar, the Director of the Institute for Middle East Strategic Studies at Tehran’s Islamic Azad University, argues that until mutual agreement is reached on the issues of strangulating U.S.-led sanctions and Iran’s insistence to… Continue Reading