Why the U.S. Should Push a Fuel-Swap Deal in Turkey Talks Next Month

In January, Iran and the P5+1 countries, which includes the United States, will sit down in Istanbul for the second of the latest iteration of talks between the West and the Islamic Republic over the latter’s nuclear program. At PBS/Frontline‘s Tehran… Continue Reading

John Limbert: U.S. and Iranian Diplomats “Unable To Get Beyond Their Classic Responses”

Naval Academy professor John Limbert, the Obama administration’s former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iran, paints an interesting, if disquieting, picture of the U.S.’s failed attempts to negotiate with Iran in a preview of his upcoming U.S. Institute of… Continue Reading

NSN: Palin ‘Politicizing War Against Iran’

The National Security Network (NSN), an organization dedicated to promoting “pragmatic and principled” U.S. foreign policy, reports on the comments made Tuesday by 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin in an interview with the conservative website NewsMax. Her comments, says NSN, are part of… Continue Reading