Slavin: New U.S. Sanctions Ahead of Jan. Talks

Our IPS colleague Barbara Slavin has a story on the U.S.’s push for a new sanctions despite the upcoming negotiations (as part of the P5+1) with Iran next month in Turkey: WASHINGTON, Dec 15, 2010 (IPS) – The Barack Obama… Continue Reading  

Ahmadinejad Cans FM, Replaces with Nuke Chief

Does the selection of Iran’s nuclear czar as its new (interim) foreign minister say anything about nuclear¬†negotiations¬†between Iran and the West? We don’t really know, and given that the next round of talks is only a month away, we might… Continue Reading  

Iran/P5+1 Talks Conclude, Next Meeting in January

Two days of talks between Iran and the P5+1 — the permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany — came to a close on Tuesday in Geneva. It’s no surprise that there was no agreement, given how far… Continue Reading