A partnership of HuffPost and the
02/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Iran's Poor Economy Could Lead To Breakthrough In Nuclear Dispute: Chatham House Report

Iran's economic and political weaknesses could provide the catalyst for a breakthrough in the nuclear dispute, says a new Chatham House report compiled by the former UK ambassador to Iran, Sir Richard Dalton.

Iran's domestic politics, its energy industry and its regional power may not be strong enough for the Iranian leadership to resist international demands for a serious negotiation over its nuclear programme. Despite the triumphalist rhetoric, the economy remains Iran's Achilles' heel.

Read more on Chatham House

Subscribe to the World Post email.