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Iran Nuclear Capabilities

Friends of Israel, Iran Negotiations Will Require Patience

Joel Rubin | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Joel Rubin

While an opportunity exists to create a permanent solution to the Iranian nuclear challenge through diplomacy, this opportunity is fragile and uncertain. Therefore, what we need now more than ever is patience.

O. I. L.: The Case for a War Against Iran

Sadia Ahsanuddin | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Sadia Ahsanuddin

The rhetoric and arguments used by war hawks today are similar to arguments preceding the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

The Iran Deterrence Debate

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 03.13.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

For now, the Obama administration is rallying its international partners to impose tougher sanctions that target Iran's economy. Some analysts say a diplomatic solution is the only answer.

Cain's Mounting Problems With Mountains in Iran

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Mountains have never kept our military from doing their job. But here comes Herman Cain, on at least two occasions in the year 2011, claiming that the mountains in Iran would "make it very difficult" to launch a military strike.

IAEA: Iran On Brink Of Nuclear Capability

The Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

Intelligence provided to U.N. nuclear officials shows that Iran’s government has mastered the critical steps needed to build a nuclear weapon, recei...

Iran and the Myth of Deterrence

William Wunderle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Wunderle

The real issue isn't whether Iran can be deterred from the use or transfer of a nuclear weapon, but rather how a weapon would enable Iran to transform into a true global power posing a threat.