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  

On the Eve of an Uncertain Negotiation

by François Nicoullaud From recent declarations of President Barack Obama, echoed by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and various American and French officials, one can foresee the initial bargaining position of the Western members of the P5+1 group in the upcoming… Continue Reading  

Scowcroft, Brzezinski Urge Iran Accord

by Jim Lobe via IPS News Two pillars of the U.S. foreign policy establishment urged Congress Monday to forgo any new sanctions legislation directed against Iran, warning that it will risk “undermining or even shutting down” ongoing negotiations over Tehran’s… Continue Reading  

Lessons from Geneva

by François Nicoullaud Had the foreign ministers of the seven countries involved in the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program remained at home, the last round that were held in Geneva would have been presented as a success. At the end… Continue Reading  

Obama Gets More Time for Iran Nuclear Deal

by Jim Lobe via IPS News The administration of President Barack Obama appears to have succeeded in preventing Congress from enacting new sanctions against Iran before the next round of nuclear-related talks between the U.S. and other great powers and… Continue Reading