Does Obama Really Want an Agreement with Iran?

by Shireen Hunter The framework agreement on Iran’s nuclear file concluded in Lausanne on April 2, to be followed by completion of a comprehensive agreement by June 30, was an important achievement for Iran, the United States, and the other P5+… Continue Reading

Iran’s Anti-Semitism: Irrational or Irrelevant?

by Ali Gharib Last week, the journalist Jeffrey Goldberg published an interview with President Obama. It’s a fascinating read, and Goldberg’s write-up as well as the full transcript are entirely worth your time. The interview focuses on Obama’s Middle East policies and,… Continue Reading

Will the U.S. Get Serious Now About Eliminating Its Own Nukes?

by Jacqueline Cabasso, Joseph Gerson, and Kevin Martin A few years ago, a plucky contestant on Dancing with the Stars popularized a terrific phrase when asked about her daring routine late in the contest. It was time, she quipped, for… Continue Reading

Dear President Obama, it’s not too late for diplomacy with Iran

Fifteen top analysts and former U.S. officials have signed a letter by the National Iranian American Council and the Arms Control Association urging President Obama to pursue diplomatic engagement with Iran before it’s too late. Toward a Diplomatic Solution on… Continue Reading