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Halfway: US Assesses Nuke Talks with Iran

      On April 9, a senior U.S.

Zarif and Ashton on April Nuclear Talks

      On April 9, Iranian Foreign Minister Moh

US Briefs on April Vienna Nuke Talks

      On April 4, the U.S.

Vienna Talks: New Nuke Deal Framework

            On February 20, Iran and the world’s six major powers agreed on a framework for comprehensive talks on Tehran’s co

Zarif: Sanctions Would Kill Nuclear Deal

            The following article first appeared in Tags: Congress, Diplomacy, Negotiations, Nuclear, P5 1, Syria, United States, Zarif, Iran Policy

Geneva Deal I: Final Terms and Fact Sheet

      On November 24, Iran and the world’s

Geneva Deal II: President Obama on Merits of Talks

             On November 23, President Barack Obama welcomed the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program as an important first step

Geneva Talks: Progress, But No Nuclear Deal

            Iran and the world’s six major powers made significant headway but ultimately failed to finalize an agreement at grueling ta

Zarif Pens Diary About U.S. Visit

            In an all-time first for Iranian diplomacy, new Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif has been chronicling his visit to New Yo

New Team to Head Nuclear Talks

            President Hassan Rouhani has appointed Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to lead nuclear talks with two other senior diplomats

Report on Iran Talks:New Hope under Rouhani

            President Hassan Rouhani’s electoral victory may signal a change in style and negotiating tactics on Iran’s controv

Report: Sanctions Empower Regime

            Sanctions have had  the unintended consequence of empowering the Iranian regime, according to a new report by the Center

Report: Sanctions Backfiring, Try Direct Dialogue

            A new report by top former U.S. officials concludes that sanctions are backfiring.

Where Does Nuclear Diplomacy Stand Now?

Interview with Michael Adler by Garrett Nada

Where Does Nuclear Diplomacy Stand Now?

Interview with Michael Adler by Garrett Nada

Kerry on Nuke Talks: What’s Next?

            Iran and the world’s six major powers failed to compromise on Tehran’s controversial nuclear program in the fifth r

Little Progress at Fifth Round of Nuke Talks

            Iran and the world’s six major powers failed to compromise on Tehran’s controversial nuclear program in the fifth

Obama on Nowruz: New U.S.-Iran Relationship Possible

            On March 18, President Obama said there could be a “new relationship” with Iran if it meets international obligati

Obama: Iran Over A Year Away From Nuke

            On March 13, President Obama said “it would take over a year or so for Iran to actually develop a nuclear weapon,”

Video: Former U.S. Commander and Diplomat on Iran

            On March 7, Admiral William Fallon, a retired four-star admiral and former head of U.S.

Khazaee: Threatening Iran Won’t Work

            On March 3, U.N.

Khamenei Tweets: Iran Needs More Concessions

            On March 7, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed that Western nations only acknowledged a “fraction” of Ir

World Powers Seek Early Results from Nuke Talks

            On March 5, the six world powers called for “tangible” and early results from their negotiations with Iran.

Iran’s Statement after Nuke Talks

            On February 27, Iran's mission to the United Nations issued the following statement on the Almaty ta

Iran Talks: Is New Momentum Enough?

Patrick Clawson

Iran Talks: Is New Momentum Enough?

Report: Unwinding the Sanctions Web

            Iran is more likely to adapt to tightened sanctions than to adjust its nuclear policy, according to a new report by the Interna

Nukes, Negotiations and “Argo”

John Limbert

Nukes, Negotiations and “Argo”

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