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Iran Nuclear Negotiations

In Vienna, U.S. and Iran Building a Recipe for Success

Reza Marashi | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Reza Marashi

With each round of talks, Iranian and Western negotiators dive deeper into the details and substance of key technical issues -- some of which had never truly been discussed.

Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu To Discuss Mideast Peace Agreement, Iranian Nuclear Deal

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to keep a pair of delicate diplomatic efforts afloat, President Barack Obama will personally appeal for Israeli Prime Mini...

In Vienna, U.S. and Iran Shave Down the Mistrust

Reza Marashi | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Reza Marashi

Unlike the fast-paced, edge-of-your seat diplomacy that secured an interim deal in Geneva, slow and steady will win the race to a final deal in Vienna. With a Gordian knot of technical problems and political differences to cut through, both sides are ready for the long haul.

Iran: Negotiators Reach Deal On Implementation Of Nuke Agreement

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Iran's nuclear envoy in Geneva said Friday that an initial agreement has been reached on how to implement a nuclear deal with six worl...

Atoms for Peace in the Persian Gulf: The Vital Byproduct of P5+1 Nuclear Agreement With Iran

Najmedin Meshkati | Posted 03.09.2014 | World
Najmedin Meshkati

Ensuring peaceful resolution of Iran's nuclear issue, by supporting the interim agreement to eventually culminate in a comprehensive solution, and marshaling nuclear safety efforts in the Persian Gulf constitute realization of what Eisenhower promised the world some 60 years ago in the "Atoms for Peace."

'Israel Can Do No Wrong': Jewish Dissent, Jewish Repression

Stanley Kutler | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Stanley Kutler

American Jews are expected by the Israeli government and by its American lobbying arms, such as AIPAC, to unequivocally support Israel against its very real enemies, but also any against criticism whether from abroad or within the American Jewish community.

Negotiators Report Progress On Iran Nuclear Deal

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and Western negotiators on Tuesday reported they were nearing an understanding on the details of implementing the landmark ...

Iran's Leader and Mandela

Roya Boroumand | Posted 02.12.2014 | World
Roya Boroumand

If Iran's leadership seriously intends to move away from the violence that has become its trademark inside and outside the country, it will have to acknowledge past abuses and stop the cycle of violence.

Max J. Rosenthal

Iranian Influence May Grow After Nuke Deal | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.25.2013 | World

NEW YORK -- With one major diplomatic deal now agreed upon, Iran may be on track to take a formal role in negotiations to end the Syrian civil war. ...

Difficult Differences To Bridge

AP | JAMEY KEATEN and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Iran nuclear talks entered a delicate phase Thursday as negotiators tried to fine-tune a draft agreement that would limit Tehran's ato...

Iran Negotiations: Thomas Friedman Takes on the Israel Lobby

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Friedman is saying what everyone knows but no one (of his stature) has had the nerve to say. The opposition to an Iran deal in Congress represents "tak[ing] Israel's side against" the American president's, but it's also about campaign contributions.

What The Nuke Talks Aim To Achieve

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

By Fredrik Dahl GENEVA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - An interim deal to restrain Iran's nuclear program aims to make it harder for the Islam...

'If It Was Easy To Do, It Would Have Been Done A Long Time Ago'

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

By Justyna Pawlak, Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl GENEVA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Big powers resumed talks on Wednesday on a preliminar...

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.

Can This Man Make Things Work With Iran?

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.10.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With a first round of nuclear negotiations with world powers ending without agreement, Iranian officials looked ...

New Round Of Talks Needed For Iran Nuclear Deal

AP | GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

GENEVA — GENEVA (AP) — Nuclear talks with Iran have failed to reach agreement, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says differences between...

Israel Rejects Mooted Nuke Deal With Iran

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau, Fredrik Dahl and Justyna Pawlak GENEVA, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Israel rejected out of hand on Friday a mooted deal be...

Rouhani Warns Against Undermining Nuclear Negotiators

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader warned Sunday against undermining negotiators engaged in talks with the West, a message di...

Another Round Of Meetings On Iran Gets Underway

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Iranian negotiators hold this week a series of meetings in Vienna meant to lay the groundwork for substantial progress in talks with world powers in G...

Iran Presents Nuclear Proposals At Geneva Talks

AP | GEORGE JAHN and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.16.2013 | World

GENEVA — GENEVA (AP) — Six world powers are taking a closer look at what Iran is describing as a possible breakthrough deal that could ease su...

Iran Nuclear Talks Begin Amid Hopes Of Progress

AP | GEORGE JAHN and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.15.2013 | World

GENEVA — GENEVA (AP) — Iran offered what it called a potential "breakthrough" Tuesday in the long-deadlocked nuclear talks meant to ease fears...

What You Need To Know About This Week's Iran Talks

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

-- The five permanent U.N. Security Council members and Germany meet Iran in Geneva on Tuesday and Wednesday to try to reduce concerns that Tehran wa...

Is Enriched Uranium Iran's Trump Card?

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

GENEVA — GENEVA (AP) — Iran has more enriched uranium than it needs for its research and would be willing to discuss the "surplus" with Wester...

U.S. To Iran: We're Not 'Suckers'

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 10.03.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Thursday it would support tougher economic pressure on Iran if the Islamic republic do...

Obama and Rouhani Crossing Paths at the U.N.: Will They Take the Next Step?

Najmedin Meshkati | Posted 11.19.2013 | World
Najmedin Meshkati

President Barack Obama and Iran's newly elected President Hassan Rouhani should take this opportunity to meet informally and begin a respectful and cordial conversation aimed at the thawing of the tortured frozen relations between the two countries.