Patrick Disney on US and Israeli red lines and nuclear negotiations with Iran

Iran analyst Patrick Disney examines why it might be a US or Israeli red line for Iran to install advanced centrifuges at the Fordow facility and explains why the US will continue pushing Iran to relinquish its stockpile of 20%… Continue Reading  

Woolsey: Engaging Iran “Worse than Worthless”

Former assistant policy director of the National Iranian American Council Patrick Disney left his Washington digs to go to grad school at Yale. From New Haven, he’s been continuing his good work on Iran by maintaining a blog called Talking Warheads. In… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for September 23. The Wall Street Journal: Jay Solomon and Richard Boudreaux (with Farnaz Fassihi) write that while Iran hints it might be ready to resume talks on its nuclear program, U.S. and… Continue Reading  

Skepticism about MEK’s alleged Iranian nuke revelation

The Iran Policy Committee, a neoconservative-led group associated with the Mujahedeen-e Khalq (MEK), held a press conference today in Washington to reveal what it said was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear site near the Iranian city of Qazvin. The MEK,… Continue Reading  

More on Potential Iranian Reax To Military Strike

Via Mondoweiss, Juan Cole’s excellent Informed Comment site is currently carrying an analysis by Middle East and terror expert Mahan Abedin that explores Iran’s likely options and fallout should the United States use bombers to attack the Islamic Republic’s nuclear… Continue Reading