Economics Will Decide the Fate of the Iran Deal

by Djavad Salehi-Isfahani Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a terrible record in predicting the future of Iran’s nuclear programme, but it’s hard to argue with his suggestion that last week’s accord between Iran and the P5+1 countries will “bolster Iran’s… Continue Reading  

Cotton Makes Aim of Iran Sanctions Legislation Kristol Clear

by Jim Lobe As foes of a nuclear deal with Iran prepare new sanctions legislation that the Obama administration firmly opposes, Arkansas’s new Republican senator, Tom Cotton, told a policy conference at the far-right Heritage Foundation Tuesday that the pending… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Talks Miss Final Deal Deadline, Extended

by Jasmin Ramsey Washington—Six days of negotiations in Vienna failed to produce a final deal on Iran’s nuclear program by the Nov. 24 deadline, but the talks have been extended until July 1, 2015.

Iran Talks: A Painful Choice Looms

by Peter Jenkins The absence of any late September breakthrough on the central issue in the nuclear negotiation with Iran—Iran’s mastery of uranium enrichment, a technology that can be used for both civil and military purposes—has triggered speculation that the… Continue Reading