New Einhorn Report on Final Iran Deal Focuses Debate

by Jim Lobe Robert Einhorn, who served as the State Department’s special advisor on non-proliferation and arms control under President Barack Obama until less than a year ago, has issued an important report, “Preventing a Nuclear-Armed Iran: Requirements for a… Continue Reading  

Ukraine vs. 1941 Yugoslavia: Choices & Consequences

by Wayne White Most historic parallels are far from perfect. Yet regarding what transpired in Ukraine leading up to the current crisis, an episode from World War II does seem instructive about the risks associated with shifting from accommodation to… Continue Reading  

Iran Project Report Assesses Debate Over New Sanctions

by Jim Lobe The Iran Project has just published the first in a series of “Short Reports” on Iran, its negotiations with the P5+1 (the U.S., Britain, France, China and Russia plus Germany), and U.S. policy, which it plans to… Continue Reading  

A Final Nuclear Deal With Iran

by Joe Cirincione The stakes could not be higher—or the issues tougher—as the world’s six major powers and Iran launch talks February 18 on final resolution of the Iranian nuclear crisis. The goal “is to reach a mutually-agreed long-term comprehensive… Continue Reading  

The Mystery of Mark Kirk’s Motivations

by Jim Lobe Eli and Ali have rendered a great service — and a must-read — by disclosing the contents of a private briefing by Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk on the Iran nuclear negotiations he gave to invited supporters Monday. If any additional evidence were needed… Continue Reading