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Exclusive: Inside Dr. Nina Ansary's Book Launch in the UK

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment
Yasamin Beitollahi

The masses were on hand on October 12 at Dr. Nina Ansary's talent-packed launch event for her best-selling book, Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran.

Why Chris Van Hollen's Statement Could Be The Tipping Point For The Iran Deal

Joe Cirincione | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Van Hollen also addressed his hawkish colleagues in Congress, many of whom decried the deal even before fully reading it, who have been quick to move the goalposts of the agreement to include everything Iran does that we find objectionable.

60 of America's Top National Security Leaders Endorse Iran Deal

Joe Cirincione | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

On Monday, 60 of America's brightest national security and military leaders, from both parties, released a powerful statement supporting the historic nuclear accord reached between the world powers and Iran last week.

Jessica Schulberg

Hawks In Congress Are Furious About The Iran Deal, But There's Not Much They Can Do To Stop It | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iran, the U.S., and its five negotiating partners announced a historic nuclear agreement on Tuesday morning that will dismantle much of ...

Nuclear Policy Exprets Expect A Very Good Deal With Iran

Joe Cirincione | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

We do not yet know all the details of the Iran deal, but if it lives up to the framework agreement reached on April 2, it will be a very good deal. An historic deal. A major victory for U.S. security and the security of our allies.

A Gift for the Liars

Yair Lapid | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Yair Lapid

In my conversations in the White House and with leading Senators during my visit to Washington last month I suggested that inspections be put above all other issues. I explained that there is no point insisting on all the other details of the agreement if the Iranians will anyway cheat.

Major Issues Remain To Be Resolved In Iran Talks: U.S. Official

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2015 | Politics

Vienna, July 12 (Reuters) - Major issues remain unresolved in the Iran nuclear talks, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday in a comment that appear...

Jason Linkins

World-Historical Deadbeats Demand Greece Pay Up, To Which Thomas Piketty Says 'LOL' | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics

So that happened. On this week's podcast, we examine the austerity battles in Greece, break down the latest stage of the Iran nuclear talks, and get a...

What You Need to Know About the Coming Deal With Iran

Joe Cirincione | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

A deal to roll back and constrain Iran's nuclear program may come this week. Here is what you need to know about this historic agreement and its global implications.

If Iran Doesn't Meet These 4 Demands, the U.S. Should Walk Away

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 07.07.2015 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, and their delegates have held hours upon hours of meetings over the past two days with one objective in mind: striking a nuclear agreement before June 9 that everyone around the table can live with.

White House: 'Certainly Possible' Iran Talks Deadline Could Slip

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 6 (Reuters) - The White House said Tuesday's deadline for negotiators in Vienna to come to a final, firm agreement on Iran's nuclea...

What Happens Next If The Iran Nuclear Talks Fall Apart

Associated Press | Posted 06.29.2015 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The Iranian nuclear talks are playing out in classic fashion: A self-imposed deadline appears to have been extended due to stubborn dis...

What Iranians Really Think About The Nuclear Negotiations

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.27.2015 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving world headlines. This time, we speak with Trita Parsi, the founder and presi...

Bob Corker 'Alarmed' By Reports On Iran Talks

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Barack...

Supreme Leader Khamenei Says Iranian Nuclear Weapons Are A U.S. 'Myth'

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2015 | World

* Supreme leader says Iran being threatened militarily * Khamenei has supported talks but remains distrustful * IRGC lea...

The Number One Thing You May Not Know About Iran

Sina Nader | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Sina Nader

As an Iranian-American who was born and raised in America, yet with significant ties to the land where my parents, grandparents, and ancestors were born, my main intention is to provide a sense of perspective to anyone who may have an interest in the subject of Iran.

Bipartisan Group of Over 50 Senior Military and Diplomatic Leaders Endorse Iran Deal Framework

Joe Cirincione | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Today the Iran Project released a statement signed by a bipartisan group of over 50 retired military officials, U.S. foreign policy leaders, ambassadors, and leading national security experts, applauding the announcement of the framework agreement reached by the P5+1 and Iran.

Jason Linkins

Yet Another Hopeless Plea For Some Fresh Perspective On Sunday Morning | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics

As more and more Americans continue to follow my example and find something better to do on Sunday mornings than slog through the network television c...

A Good Deal, a Long Time Coming

Scott Ritter | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics
Scott Ritter

The deal recently concluded between Iran and the so-called "P-5 plus 1" nations is designed to prevent Iran from being able to rapidly acquire fissile material in quantities suitable for use in a nuclear weapon. As negotiated, it is a far cry from the kind of irresponsible capitulation critics of the negotiations charge.

Laura Barron-Lopez

GOP Steadfast On Passing Iran Bill Despite Obama's Plea To Stand Down | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Appearing in the Rose Garden on Thursday to announce the framework of a historic deal on Iran's nuclear program, President Barack Obama ...

Jessica Schulberg

All Eyes On Ben Cardin's Iran Policy | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the recently indicted Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) stepping down as ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Be...

Jessica Schulberg

Limited Progress On Iran Talks Unlikely To Impress Even Senate Democrats | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an anti-climactic response to a March 31 deadline for reaching a political framework on the Iran nuclear deal, negotiators from Iran,...

Iran Nuclear Talks Extends To Wednesday

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | World

By Louis Charbonneau, John Irish and Parisa Hafezi LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 1 (Reuters) - Six world powers and Iran missed a Tuesday deadline t...

U.S. Says Enough Progress Made In Iran Nuclear Talks To Extend To Wednesday

AP | Posted 05.31.2015 | World

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline an...

White House: Iran Nuclear Talks 'To Go Down To The Wire'

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, March 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is receiving frequent briefings on international talks in Switzerland aimed a...