Samore Goes To Bat For The Framework Agreement

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by Eli Clifton Say what you will about pressure group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), from their connections to Iran-conflict profiteering to allegations of ties to intelligence agencies, they leave a path of unanswered questions about their motivations, funding, and… Continue Reading  

Foreign Policy Luminaries Warn Against New Iran Sanctions

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by Jasmin Ramsey In a letter today, a bipartisan group of senior foreign policy luminaries urged senators not to pass new sanctions against Iran, warning that additional sanctions would jeopardize ongoing diplomatic efforts and potentially move the U.S. closer to… Continue Reading  

Will Steny Hoyer Kill Deal? Will Mandela Help Sustain It?

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by Jim Lobe It’s possible — although still not probable — that my assessment earlier this week that the Geneva accord was out of the Congressional woods for this year may have been premature. It appears that Democratic Minority Whip… Continue Reading  

Detailed Poll Shows U.S. Electorate Favors Iran Deal

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by Jim Lobe I had hoped to write about this new poll  of U.S. voters by Hart Research Associates today for IPS today, especially in the context of continuing Senatorial efforts to enact new sanctions against Iran, but the publication… Continue Reading  

Senate Draft Letter Presses Administration To Offer Few Concessions For Confidence-Building Deal With Iran

via Think Progress With negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program moving to Moscow next week, a draft letter to be circulated among Senators for signature calls on the Obama administration to not offer Iran major concessions without a comprehensive deal on its… Continue Reading