Senate Iran Hawks: ‘No enrichment’ for Tehran

Five Senators sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday warning the administration not to offer concessions in upcoming talks with Iran over its nuclear program. If Obama takes the advice, experts say, it could sink his engagement… 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  

Obama Should Follow India on Iran

Former New York Times and Boston Globe correspondent Stephen Kinzer has an op-ed in the Boston Globe urging the Obama administration to follow India (and Turkey, and Brazil) on their approach to Iran. In light of Obama’s description of U.S.-India… Continue Reading  

Iran RSVPs to Nuke Talks, adds caveats

The European Union told reporters on Friday that Iran responded to it’s offer for P5+1 talks on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear stand-off with the West. The New York Times reports: In a two-paragraph letter answering an invitation offered more than… Continue Reading  

P5+1: Ready To Engage Iran, Not Pursue Brazil-Turkey Fuel Swap Deal

In a statement issued Wednesday after a meeting with foreign ministers from the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the U.S.), the European Union’s top diplomat, Catherine Ashton, announced that the world’s major powers “seek an early negotiated… Continue Reading