Democratic Heavyweights Advocate Broadening Negotiations with Iran

Last month in a barely noticed op-ed prominent voices Lee H. Hamilton, Gary Hart and Matthew Hodes strongly recommended focusing on “shared interests” and the “broader issues” that have marred U.S.-Iran relations since the Iranian revolution during renewed talks with Tehran.… Continue Reading

Khayan Barzegar: Focusing on Regional Issues Can Break the Nuclear Impasse

Kayhan Barzegar, the Director of the Institute for Middle East Strategic Studies at Tehran’s Islamic Azad University, explains how incorporating regional issues into the expected talks between Iran and the P5+1 can increase the chances for positive results: But the reality… Continue Reading

The Daily Talking Points

News and views relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for November 19, 2010. The Washington Post: The Post‘s increasingly neoconservative editorial board, led by Fred Hiatt, is challenging Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’s opposition to a military strike on Iran. “To be clear:… Continue Reading