Has Donald Trump Learned To Love The Iran Deal?

by Tyler Cullis and Reza Marashi [Editor’s Note: The following analysis was published before the press appearance Wednesday later afternoon by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in which he read a lengthy statement that consisted entirely of a list of U.S.… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Syria Strikes Don’t Bode Well for Iran Policy

by Tyler Cullis and Reza Marashi Twenty-four hours after launching missiles at Syria, Donald Trump’s decision to increase America’s bombing campaign in the Middle East has received much fanfare and little public debate. Regardless of whether these strikes are a… Continue Reading  

Can Europe Save The Iran Deal?

by Reza Marashi It’s no secret that many of President-elect Donald Trump’s advisers favor killing the Iran nuclear deal. But to hear Europe tell it, they will not blindly follow suit. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini recently said Europe… Continue Reading  

Iran and US Talk Tough Ahead of Geneva

by Jasmin Ramsey On Saturday Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who now heads the country’s nuclear negotiating file, said Iran expects a new proposal from the 6-world power p5+1 negotiating team. “The previous plan given to Iran belongs to history… Continue Reading  

Details will make or Break Iran Nuclear Deal

via IPS News After a year of fruitless negotiations that are expected to resume soon, Iranian and U.S. experts are urging both sides to show more flexibility and make more concessions on its nuclear programme. A letter written this month by seven… Continue Reading