“If the Trump administration’s concern is that after the JCPOA’s major limitations expire by 2040, there is a possibility that Iran will move towards developing nuclear weapons, undermining the JCPOA is illogical, as this will end the JCPOA’s stipulations today and not 2040. Instead, the Trump White House can view the long-term duration of the JCPOA as a way to gain confidence over the nature of Iran’s nuclear program. The best way to do this is to pursue nuclear cooperation with Iran.”Read More
“An Iranian Nuclear Business Deal for Trump,” Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Harvard's Belfer Center, November 1, 2017.
“A few days ago at Willard Hotel, during a meeting on US’ lack of commitment to the Iran-G5+1 nuclear deal, prominent disarmament expert from one of the US think tanks said that despite all the Riyadh-Tel Aviv-Abu Dhabi pressures, the chances are remote that the Congress will decertify the Deal, unless in the coming few […]Read More
Trump’s Decertification of the JCPOA Full Interview “Ex Iran Ambassador Dr. Hossein Mousavian: US Cancellation of Iran Nuclear Deal,” Going Global with David Delgado, October 30, 2017.Read More
Future of the Iran Deal Colin Kahl, Georgetown University Jessica Mathews, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Hossein Mousavian, Princeton University Moderated by Kelsey Davenport, Arms Control Association Full Video of Panel “Nuclear Weapons Policy in a Time of Crisis,” Ploughshares Fund Conference, October 26, 2017.Read More
“Trump’s decertification of the JCPOA and his ultra-hawkish, anti-Iran rhetoric have not only alienated US allies, but predictably united a usually divided Iranian public behind their government. Moreover, with his vociferous attacks on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the IRGC, Trump has ruled out any possibility for negotiations with Tehran and put the two […]Read More