Latest International Crisis Group Report on Iran Negotiations

by Jim Lobe For those who are trying to keep abreast of the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the International Crisis Group  has just put out their latest report and recommendations. You can find links an overview of the underlying… Continue Reading  

Israeli Nukes Meets Atomic Irony in the Middle East

by Paul R. Pillar The stated rationale for the United States casting on Tuesday one of the very lonely votes it sometimes casts at the United Nations General Assembly, on matters on which almost the entire world sees things differently,… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Enrichment Offer: So Near And Yet Not Far Enough

by Peter Jenkins So much has been written and said about the uranium enrichment aspect of the 14-month nuclear negotiation with Iran that it is hard to look at it with fresh eyes, and starting from first principles. Nonetheless what… Continue Reading  

Security Council Resolutions: Barrier to Iran Nuclear Deal?

by François Nicoullaud Paris, France—This is not the first time that we may have trapped ourselves when drafting UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions that were intended to trap another country—in this case, Iran. The present situation recalls in some respects… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Talks: Is a Deal by Nov. 24 Possible?

by Ellie Geranmayeh Intensive nuclear talks between Iran and various world powers this week in Oman did little to signal that a comprehensive deal is on track to meet its 24 November deadline. But then again, a similar mood surrounded the… Continue Reading