U.S. and Iran Reach Historic Nuclear Deal

The agreement, swapping sanctions relief for new limits on Tehran’s nuclear program, came after Washington bowed to Iranian demands to lift a U.N. arms embargo.

The Cable

Iran Negotiations: Finally at a Final Stage?

Iran and world powers appear on the verge of a groundbreaking agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program


The Myth of the Iranian Military Giant

Saudi Arabia’s military outspends the Islamic Republic's 5-to-1; the UAE's does by 50 percent. And ending the arms embargo after a nuclear deal won't change that.

Shadow Government

The U.S. Doesn’t Have a Backup Plan for Negotiations with Iran

Barring a surprise last-minute breakthrough, it looks like the June 30 deadline for the negotiations over the future of Iran's nuclear program will pass without a ...


Driving Iran From the Shadows

How much access will inspectors really have to Iran’s nuclear program?


The Iran Deal Proves That Peace Is Possible

We need to recognize that this is an unprecedented diplomatic effort.

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