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U.S.: Time For Iran To Make Decisions In Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2015 | World

* Sides inching closer but issues remain * End-March deadline for preliminary deal * Full deal would follow by end of Ju...

Report: Iran May Run Centrifuges At Fortified Bunker In Nuclear Deal Proposal

AP | Posted 03.26.2015 | World

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bun...

Nuke Talks Break Off

AP | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Iran and six world powers broke off nuclear negotiations ahead of schedule Friday to allow members of the Iranian deleg...

Jessica Schulberg

Tom Cotton Doesn't Give A Sh** About Iran Talks Protocol. But A Lot Of Others Do.

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An open letter from Senate Republicans to Iranian leadership, released Monday, ended up sparking scorn about its ultimate value and flak...

Iran's FM: Nuclear Deal Could Be Close

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2015 | World

(Adds U.N. envoy's opinion piece in the New York Times) WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister said in a U.S. televis...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats Rebel Against Mitch McConnell Over Iran Nuclear Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) infuriated Democrats on Tuesday by announcing he would bypass regular order and expedite ...

Jessica Schulberg

The Toughest Job At AIPAC: Selling Iran Diplomacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Selling nuclear diplomacy with Iran was perhaps the toughest job at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference thi...

Syria and Iraq: In Search of a Strategy

Amir Madani | Posted 02.17.2015 | World
Amir Madani

Military force alone has never eliminated ideological terror groups. With respect to Daesh and its ilk, it is more reasonable to consider force as a tactic to degrade them, contain them; while to ultimately destroy them it will take a strategy to invalidate them ideologically and culturally.

A President Against Himself

Ladan Rafii | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics
Ladan Rafii

Yes, the latest polls may indicate that the President's popularity among Americans has increased by a few percentage points, but that won't make up for all the goodwill he's lost in the corridors of Capitol Hill.

Iran and Israel - International Pawns

Connie Lawn | Posted 03.23.2015 | DC
Connie Lawn

The leaders of Israel and Iran have tense relations and they are likely to be exacerbated in the wake of a move by House Speaker John Boehner. He invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington and address a Joint Session of Congress on February the 11th.

Iran Nuclear Talks May Be Extended As U.S. Sees 'Big Gaps'

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2015 | World

By John Irish and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome the differences prev...

Iran, U.S. Reportedly Working On New Proposals To Break Nuke Talks Impasse

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

VIENNA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are working on new proposals aimed at ...

Deadline Nears In Iran Nuclear Talks

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 11.18.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Iran to prove its intentions are peaceful as nuclear talks between Tehran and six world power...

Volleyball Federation Sanctions Iran in New Assertiveness on Women's Sporting Rights

James Dorsey | Posted 01.10.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has warned Iran that it would be stripped of its right to host the 2015 Under-19 men's world volleyball championship if it bans women from attending matches.

Iran and The UN Nuclear Watchdog Will Hold Talks

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2014 | World

DUBAI, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Iran and the U.N. nuclear watchdog will hold talks in Tehran on Tuesday, official media reported, their first since the cou...

Progress In Nuke Talks 'Extremely Slow'

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi UNITED NATIONS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant...

Kathleen Miles

Iran: America Helped Create ISIS And Is Taking The Wrong Approach ... Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday that the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq created the extremist group the Islamic State, also k...

UN: Iran Turns Nuclear Material Into More Harmless Forms

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into more harmless forms, the United Nati...

Iran May Have Had a Nuclear Weapons Program. That Doesn't Mean We Can't Make a Deal.

John Allen Gay | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
John Allen Gay

We must resist the temptation to conflate technical and legalistic questions with the political and strategic questions that are the true stakes in this decade-long crisis. Succumbing to a very similar temptation about Iraq's WMD programs helped draw us into war there.

Report: No Iran Deal In Sight

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

VIENNA, July 15 (Reuters) - A deal on Iran's disputed nuclear program is improbable by a July 20 deadline and talks between Tehran and six world p...

The Iran Nuclear Talks Are Not Going Well, Deadline Looms

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nucle...

Stumbling Toward The Finish Line: US, Iran, And The 'Peace Process'

John Tirman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
John Tirman

Like many conflicts, the U.S.-Iran relationship has become a "hurting stalemate," in which, for very different reasons, both publics are ready to compromise enough to reach an agreement. But how much compromise will depend on how much sway spoilers in both countries have.

Khamenei: Iran Won't Bow To Pressure In Nuke Talks

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers moved to an ambitious new stage on Wednesday, with the two sides sitting down to start...

The Usual Suspects Aim To Spoil Iran Nuclear Deal

John Tirman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
John Tirman

The longtime pattern of the U.S.-Iran relationship: spoilers never go away, they just regroup and try to despoil again and again.

UN Issues Update On Iran Nuclear Agreement

Reuters | Fredrik Dahl | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

* More funds for Iran unblocked as it curbs nuclear activity * But plant needed to implement nuclear deal faces put off * Interim pact meant to ...