Russian Ambivalence About an Iranian Nuclear Agreement

by Mark N. Katz Russia has long called for a negotiated settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue. Moscow has played an important part in the ongoing negotiations over this issue between the P5 + 1 (America, Britain, France, Germany, Russia,… Continue Reading  

Pletka’s Bogus ‘Axis of Evil 2’ Conspiracy Theory

If someone is the Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at a prominent Washington think-tank, it’s fair to expect a certain level of scholarship. After all, these institutions are supposed to be in influencing policy. In the case of the American Enterprise… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for October 1, 2010. Weekly Standard: On the Standard‘s blog, Jamie Fly, the foreign policy programs director of the neoconservative Foreign Policy Initiative, warns that Russia’s decision to deny Iran S-300 anti-aircraft missiles… Continue Reading