Congressional Backlash on Iran is a Problem for Europe, Too

by Ellie Geranmayeh  In recent weeks, hard-line members of the US Congress have stepped up their game of obstructing diplomacy with Iran. Resolving the Iranian nuclear conflict has been used as a chip in domestic politics rather than a foreign policy issue… Continue Reading  

Tough Road in Vienna to Iran Nuclear Deal

by Jasmin Ramsey* Iran and world powers will resume negotiating a final deal on Tehran’s nuclear programme Tuesday in Vienna while experts warn the hardest work is about to begin. Representatives from Iran and the U.S. indicated last month that… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Deal: Uphill on the Homestretch?

by François Nicoullaud To date, negotiators on both sides of the talks over Iran’s controversial nuclear program, which resume next week, have been remarkably discreet. Even at the political level, people have been unusually quiet. This is an excellent omen. In… Continue Reading  

A Peril to the Iran Nuclear Deal

by Paul Pillar* There exists, right now, a problem with one side’s obligations not being fulfilled as provided for under the preliminary agreement, known as the Joint Plan of Action, that Iran reached with the United States and its negotiating partners… Continue Reading  

The Iranian Nuclear Talks: A Primer

by Derek Davison Iran and the P5+1 (the US, Britain, France, China and Russia plus Germany) are meeting for a third round of negotiations on April 8-9 in Vienna as part of an attempt to reach a final nuclear deal… Continue Reading