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Report: Iran Will Be Allowed to Inspect Controversial Nuke Site

The agreement seeks to resolve outstanding questions over nuclear research carried out at Parchin.

Voice

Magical Thinking and the Real Power of Hiroshima

A few thoughts on the psychological effect and utility of nuclear weapons.

Dispatch

Forget Congress. Can Rouhani Sell the Nuclear Deal in Tehran?

President Hassan Rouhani is riding a wave of popularity, and is seeking to transform his diplomatic victory into political leverage at home.

Argument

Out of the Mushroom Cloud’s Shadow

The generation that survived Hiroshima is dying off. Will Japan’s resistance to nuclear weapons disappear with it?

The Cable

Watch Live: Obama Sells Nuclear Deal With Iran

The president delivers a major address about the nuclear agreement with Iran.

Shadow Government

The Iran Deal Isn’t Anything Like Nixon Going to China

Analogies, Sigmund Freud once wrote, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home. President Obama is explicitly comparing his diplomatic triumph with ...

Shadow Government

Why Obama’s Vision of a Weakened Iran Doesn’t Add Up

President Obama's rosy predictions of a weaker Iran are a dangerous gamble — and one to be deeply skeptical of.

Shadow Government

Will the Iran Deal's 'Snapback' Sanctions Work?

The hurdles and poison pills bound up in the agreement mean its failsafe mechanism won't have the bite it might have.

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