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Five Takeaways from the IAEA's Report on Iran's Nuclear Past

Martin Malin | Posted 12.07.2016 | World
Martin Malin

Iranians may say the International Atomic Energy Agency came to wrong conclusions on several points. Just because some of what the Iranian government did was "relevant" to work on nuclear weapons doesn't mean that the work actually was aimed at making them. But now that the IAEA has made its assessment, the justification for extra vigilance and continuing concern about Iran's nuclear intentions should be clear to all.

If An Anti-Iran Deal Talking Point Gets Upended And No One Listens, Can Opponents Still Use It?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A report released last week undermined a key criticism against the Iran nuclear deal. But it appears to have come too late in the debate...

Former Nuclear Safeguards Official Says AP's Iran Deal Document Looks Fake

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A veteran international nuclear official questioned the authenticity of a document The Associated Press relied upon for its controversia...

10 New Reasons to Worry About the Iran Deal

David Harris | Posted 08.20.2016 | World
David Harris

Since the P5+1 deal with Iran -- the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) -- was announced on July 14, there has been much discussion and debate about it, with lots more undoubtedly to come.

Potentially Deal-Shattering Report About Iran Inspections Has Some Issues

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press reported Wednesday that future oversight of Parchin, an Iranian military site suspected of hosting past nuclear wea...

IAEA Defends Planned Nuclear Inspections In Iran After AP Report

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.20.2015 | World

VIENNA, Aug 20 (Reuters) -- The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief on Thursday rejected as "a misrepresentation" suggestions Iran would inspect its own Parch...

U.N. Nuclear Watchdog To Congress: Let Us Do Our Job In Iran

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Yukiya Amano, head of the U.N. agency responsible for monitoring Iran’s compliance with the recently negotiated nuclear agreement, att...

10-Point Field Guide to Any Iran Nuclear Framework Agreement

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

If and when a 'framework agreement" is concluded, here is my latest "Field Guide" to assess whatever may emerge tonight, tomorrow or whenever.

Iran Will Become a Nuclear Power, Unless...

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 02.09.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

If the Obama administration feels that there is even a faint chance to reach a lasting agreement with Iran, President Obama can improve the odds by insisting on a few conditions and satisfy itself and its allies that it has done all it could to prevent the military option.

The Iran Deal: Only Time Will Tell

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 02.04.2014 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Its success or failure depends largely on the extent to which Iran will, in fact, comply with its various provisions. The more important question is, will it lead to a permanent accord that will prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons?

Is the "P6" Now Ready for Prime Time in Geneva?

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

November 10 will not go down as a stellar day for U.S. diplomacy. The premature faux hoopla over the scuttled first-stage nuclear agreement with Iran yielded little more than a legacy of miscues and a dozen eggs on Uncle Sam's face.

U.N. Nuclear Inspectors Arrive In Iran

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

DUBAI, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog arrived in Tehran on Thursday, Iran's Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported, in ...

Iran, Nuclear Watchdog Gear Up For New Round Of Nuke Talks

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, June 8 (Reuters) - Iran and the United Nations nuclear watchdog began a new round of talks on Friday in an at...

Are "All Options on the Table" Really? Or Really!

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 04.29.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The best way to convince Israel to defer a preemptive attack on Iran and recalibrate itself to Washington's assessment is for Obama to convincingly reassure Israeli PM Netanyahu that "all options are on the table... Really!"