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US Iran Talks

Kerry, Iran FM Hold Nuke Talks As Senate Begins Deal Debate

AP | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved on two fronts Monday to advance its nuclear diplomacy with Iran, with talks between top U.S. and Ir...

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...

U.S., Iran Resume Nuclear Talks With GOP Letter Hanging Over Them

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and GEORGE JAHN | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A senior Iranian official suggested Tuesday that Iran is nearing a preliminary deal with the U.S and five world powers ...

Iranian Delegation Raises Concerns Over 'Ill-Advised' Letter From Republican Lawmakers

Reuters | Lesley Wroughton and Parisa Hafezi | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

* Not clear if end-March deadline can be met-U.S. official * Says Iran has to make "very tough and necessary choices" * ...

Jessica Schulberg

Netanyahu Tells Congress Current Deal Guarantees Iran Nuclear Weapons | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Capping his most controversial trip here, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared before Congress on Tuesday morning to convi...

Corker Has Vital Role in Supporting Talks with Iran

Gayle S. Rose | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Gayle S. Rose

This goal -- to avoid war with Iran and find a way to peace in the Middle East -- is shared by the majority of U.S. citizens and millions of people around the world. The danger now is that political actors in Iran or in the United States might derail these talks.

How The Iran Nuclear Deal Happened

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and JULIE PACE and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Iran secretly engaged in a series of high-level, face-to-face talks over the past year, in a high-stakes dip...

AP: U.S., Iran Met Secretly Over Last Year

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and JULIE PACE and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that the United States and Iran secretly engaged in high-level, face-to-face talks at least three...

Iran Nuclear Talks Are Bound to Get Tougher

Lee H. Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Lee H. Hamilton

Achieving any sort of deal would be a major accomplishment, as it would help alleviate a large number of problems that continue to plague the Middle East, including the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.

Biden: 'The Ball Is In The Government Of Iran's Court'

AP | GEIR MOULSON and DAVID RISING | Posted 04.04.2013 | World

MUNICH — The United States is prepared to hold direct talks with Iran in the standoff over its nuclear ambitions, Vice President Joe Biden said ...

How to Influence Iran's Foreign Policy Debate

Thomas J. Buonomo | Posted 03.31.2013 | World
Thomas J. Buonomo

The political atmosphere surrounding Iran's nuclear developments has become palpably more alarmist over the last year, influencing foreign policy pundits to increasingly view diplomatic negotiations as a check-the-box exercise on the purportedly inevitable road to war.

Why Is Tehran Procrastinating?

Trita Parsi | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
Trita Parsi

Mindful of the short and closing window of opportunity for an intermediate agreement on the nuclear issue -- before the Iranian New Year in March and the Iranian elections in June -- time has not been used effectively since Obama's reelection in November. And Tehran is not helping.

In Support of Direct U.S.-Iran Talks

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 01.05.2013 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Israel should support direct talks between the U.S. and Iran. Indeed, if the talks lead to an agreement satisfactory to Israel it will spare the country from a major military entanglement with unpredictable consequences.

The U.S. and Iran's Mistaken Path to War

Trita Parsi | Posted 08.20.2012 | World
Trita Parsi

The pattern of the past 10 years with Iran clearly shows that when one side escalates, the other side counter-escalates. Neither side has had a particularly elaborate or sophisticated strategy. It's been nothing more than a kindergarten-level tit-for-tat game. This is the takeaway from the Moscow talks.

The U.S. and Iran Are Talking. Why Is the New York Times Peddling Iran Islamophobia?

Robert Naiman | Posted 06.19.2012 | Media
Robert Naiman

Last Saturday -- the same day the United States and Iran were having "constructive and useful" discussions on Iran's nuclear program in Istanbul -- the New York Times published a piece titled, "Seeking Nuclear Insight in Fog of the Ayatollah's Utterances."

A Contrarian Optimist Views the Upcoming Iran Nuclear Talks

Robert Naiman | Posted 06.10.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

Is it possible that Obama could pleasantly surprise us in the upcoming talks with Iran over its nuclear program? Much of the media coverage would have you think otherwise.

David Wood

Cheap and Deadly: Iran's Sea Mines May Pose Challenge To U.S. Navy | David Wood | Posted 02.28.2012 | World

If the tense confrontation with Iran ignites into war, strategists say they expect Iran will strike with thousands of deadly sea mines to try to halt ...

Obama Reportedly Sends Secret Letter To Iran, Proposes Talks

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian lawmaker claimed Wednesday that President Barack Obama called for direct talks with Iran in a secret letter to the Isl...

Iran Crackdown Impacts US Iraq Plans

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The United States has no imminent plans to resume talks with Iran about Iraq, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq said Monday, taking a hard l...

Iran Crackdown Impacts US Iraq Plans

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The United States has no imminent plans to resume talks with Iran about Iraq, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq said Monday, taking a hard l...

Iran-US Conference Talks Didn't Happen According To Iran

AP | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran dismissed American government reports that senior U.S. and Iran envoys had a cordial _ and promising _ face-to-face exchange...

Iran Ex-Leader Welcomes US dialogue

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A proposal by the United States to begin dialogue with Iran has been cautiously welcomed by Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a former Iranian president. I...