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The Iran Primer


Poll: Jewish Support for Iran Strike Drops

            Some 52 percent American Jews would support a U.S.

76 Senators Call for Tougher Sanctions

             On August 2, 76 Democratic and Republican senators called for tougher sanctions and credible military threat to accompan

Part I: Is Iran Slowing its Nuclear Program?

Interview with Colin Kahl by Garrett Nada

Poll: U.S. Majority Would Consider Strike to Prevent Iran Nuke

            About 64 percent of surveyed Americans said it is more important to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons ― even if it

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,”

Poll: Iran Unpopular in Arab and Muslim Eyes

            Iran is now viewed unfavorably in 14 out of 20 Arab and Muslim countries, according to a new poll by Zogby Research Services.

Solving the Iranian Nuclear Puzzle

            Iran is still years away from developing nuclear weapons, according to a new report by the Arms Control Association.

Israeli Support Wanes for Iran Strike

            Support for an Israeli strike on Iran has waned over the last year, according to a new study.

Striking Iran: An Avoidable Disaster?

            Iran’s most advanced missiles cannot reliably reach Israel, according to a new study by the Middle East Pol

Economic Impact of a U.S.-Iran Conflict

            On November 16, a new report by the Federation of American Scientists estimated that a full-scale U.S.

Ahmadinejad in New York for U.N. Assembly

            Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke to several New York audiences after arriving Sept. 22.

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