iOS app Android app


On Iran, Let's Get Serious

David Harris | Posted 08.16.2016 | World
David Harris

The Iran deal is perhaps the most consequential foreign policy issue in a generation. Yet the debate over it has too often fallen short of what's needed.

How to Know if the Iran Deal Is a Good Deal

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

World leaders are close to an historic agreement that would roll back and contain Iran's nuclear program. In order for the deal to succeed, however, it must deliver on three core issues.

Time Is Running Out for Iran

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.25.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Just as has been the case every time nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West break down without agreement on fundamental issues, Supreme Iranian leader Khameini resumes lambasting the U.S. and Israel, and conservatives in the Iranian government rejoice.

Distorting the Facts to Sell War and Sanctions in Wall Street Journal

Jamal Abdi | Posted 12.24.2012 | World
Jamal Abdi

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies has been given a free pass by the WSJ to argue for sanctions that will starve ordinary people, and for a new war based on distorted facts. We saw with Iraq what happens when the media turns a blind eye to the blatant distortion of reality.

How Sanctions Against Iran Could Backfire

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.14.2012 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

It is no secret that Iran is developing its nuclear capacity in a clandestine and deceptive manner. Yet ironically it is our reaction to Iranian intransigence that is more likely to lead to an Iranian bomb. And it's not for the reasons that many have cited.

LOOK: New Images Of Iran's Nuclear Sites Released

Posted 01.09.2012 | World

Following a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that expressed "serious concerns regarding possible military dimensions to Iran...

Iran’s Nuclear Program Suffering New Setbacks, Diplomats And Experts Say

The Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

Iran’s nuclear program, which stumbled badly after a reported cyber attack last year, appears beset by poorly performing equipment, shortages of par...

How to Stop Iran's Nuclear Threat

Alireza Jafarzadeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alireza Jafarzadeh

The Iranian opposition movement does not ask for money or arms, much less troops. But it does demand that, at this critical juncture, it not be shut out of the Iran policy debate.

Walking on a Dream -- Alone Across Iran, Part 2

Mark Kalch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Mark Kalch

10 kilometers outside of Tehran city limits, the landscape changes abruptly from mountains to low rolling hills. I climbed the red dirt slopes, sinking at times up to my knees in the soft, powdery sand.

Is a Deal with Iran Finally Taking Shape?

Richard W. Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard W. Parker

Will Iran accept the kind of deal ElBaradai is said to be seeking -- a deal that gives Iran limited enrichment in exchange for a form of nationwide surveillance?

Iran Gas Ban: Step Toward War With Iran?

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael T. Klare

A U.S. oil embargo on Iran appears risky, both because it would strengthen the hand of conservative clerics in Tehran and could entail a naval blockade, setting off a chain reaction.

Iran's Main Nuclear Plant Expanding Rapidly, Says IAEA

Telegraph | David Blair, Diplomatic Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Month by month, experts chart how Iran installs more centrifuges inside its underground plant in Natanz, where these machines are used to enrich urani...

Decision 2009 -- Iran's June 12 Elections

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

As President Obama calibrates his engagement policy with Iran and plans his next steps with the vexing Islamic Republic, that nation will go to the polls on June 12 to elect a president.