Iran Can Do Better than Counter Pressure with Pressure

by Peter Jenkins There is a flaw in the Iranian plan to use partial non-implementation of the 2015 nuclear agreement (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA)—and maybe eventual withdrawal from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)—to put pressure on… Continue Reading  

Whither the Proposed Middle East Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zone?

by Shemuel Meir In late May, the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation (NPT) Review Conference (RevCon) concluded without the adoption of a proposed plan of action for a Middle East nuclear-weapons-free zone (NWFZ). Although sighs of relief could be heard across Israel,… Continue Reading  

Shifting Goalposts to Kill Diplomacy with Iran

by Ellie Geranmayeh Opponents of diplomacy with Iran aim to kill the nuclear negotiations by shifting the goalposts of the talks from nukes to global nemesis. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered this line of argument in his address to… Continue Reading  

Israel Needs a Peaceful Settlement with Iran

by Rod Mamudi In its nuclear program, [Iran’s] government enters with full power and has complete authority. I have given the nuclear negotiations portfolio to foreign ministry. The problem won’t be from our side. We have sufficient political latitude to… Continue Reading  

Iran and the Future of Nuclear Non-proliferation

by Peter Jenkins It was just over four years ago, on 5 April 2009, that President Obama delivered remarks on the future of nuclear weapons in the 21st century. His remarks were received with hopeful enthusiasm throughout the world. They… Continue Reading