The View from Tehran
May 29, 2015
The View from Tehran
In Tehran, domestic hardliners and moderates are debating the nuclear issue, and the future of Iranian foreign policy.
The View from Tehran
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
May 13, 2015
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
It may take more than the dropping of sanctions to get the bilateral relationship moving again.
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
Four Historical Lessons for Dealing with Iran
April 23, 2015
Four Historical Lessons for Dealing with Iran
Talks are one thing, but actually implementing any deal with Iran will be quite another.
Four Historical Lessons for Dealing with Iran
The End of the Iran Nuclear Journey?
April 12, 2015
The End of the Iran Nuclear Journey?
With the parties having come so close, it will be surprising if they fail to complete their journey.
The End of the Iran Nuclear Journey?
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
April 12, 2015
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
A nuclear agreement is great, but Tehran will continue to have an adversarial, hostile relationship with the West.
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
The Iran Nuclear Talks: Lessons Learned From North Korea
April 01, 2015
The Iran Nuclear Talks: Lessons Learned From North Korea
The chief U.S. negotiator on the 1994 Agreed Framework on what lessons can be applied to the talks with Iran.
The Iran Nuclear Talks: Lessons Learned From North Korea
Mitt Romney Is Wrong on Iran
March 24, 2015
Mitt Romney Is Wrong on Iran
A recent op-ed by the former presidential candidate on the Iran negotiations is discouraging.
Mitt Romney Is Wrong on Iran
The Trouble With Sanctions
March 15, 2015
The Trouble With Sanctions
Sanctions may well be the least worst option in dealing with hostile regimes. But they can have unintended consequences.
The Trouble With Sanctions
How Netanyahu Saved the Iran Nuclear Talks
March 13, 2015
How Netanyahu Saved the Iran Nuclear Talks
Far from being a spoiler, Netanyahu inadvertently facilitated negotiations between the U.S. and Iranian governments.
How Netanyahu Saved the Iran Nuclear Talks
Netanyahu’s Faulty Case to the U.S. Congress
March 07, 2015
Netanyahu’s Faulty Case to the U.S. Congress
For the Israeli Prime Minister, compromise isn’t an option.
Netanyahu’s Faulty Case to the U.S. Congress
Why Iran Should Have Missile Capability
March 06, 2015
Why Iran Should Have Missile Capability
An argument for keeping Iran’s missile program out of the P5+1-Iran negotiations.
Why Iran Should Have Missile Capability
Asia and the 2015 NPT Review Conference
March 02, 2015
Asia and the 2015 NPT Review Conference
Can the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference help prevent future crises from escalating?
Asia and the 2015 NPT Review Conference
Pakistan-Iran Border Stress
November 30, 2014
Pakistan-Iran Border Stress
There are tensions between the two neighbors. There need not be.
Pakistan-Iran Border Stress
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
November 25, 2014
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
Chinese engagement with Tehran strengthens Iran's bargaining position at its talks with the P5+1.
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
The Nuclear Implications of Iran-Pakistan Tensions
November 11, 2014
The Nuclear Implications of Iran-Pakistan Tensions
Tensions with nuclear-armed Pakistan may influence Iran's calculus regarding its own nuclear program.
The Nuclear Implications of Iran-Pakistan Tensions
Still Looking for Obama’s Rebalance to Asia? Support a Deal with Iran.
July 16, 2014
Still Looking for Obama’s Rebalance to Asia? Support a Deal with Iran.
Negotiations with Iran have many implications for US policy in the Pacific.
Still Looking for Obama’s Rebalance to Asia? Support a Deal with Iran.
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