Tag Archives: JCPOA

Killing the Iran nuclear deal will be bad for the U.S.

“If Trump follows through with his ultimatum and chooses to leave the JCPOA, his decision will have long-term consequences not only for the United States but also for global attempts to control nuclear proliferation.”  Read More   “Killing the Iran nuclear deal will be bad for the U.S.,” Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Reuters, January 18, 2018.

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Building on the Iran Nuclear Deal for International Peace and Security

“This article examines the major factors that brought Iran and the EU3+3 to the negotiating table and led to a successful deal. Those factors included each side’s willingness to cash in its main bargaining chips (a short breakout time for Iran and sanctions for the U.S.), a change in leadership in each country, and a […]

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Former Ambassadors Discuss U.S.-Iran Relations and the Nuclear Deal

“Two former diplomats and experts of foreign relations visited Hamilton College on Nov. 30 for a discussion on U.S.–Iran relations and the nuclear deal. Thomas Pickering and Seyed Hossein Mousavian answered questions from moderator Emad Kiyaei, the Sol M. Linowitz Visiting Professor of International Affairs, and from the audience.” Read More “Former Ambassadors Discuss U.S.-Iran […]

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Interview: Former Iranian Diplomat To Discuss Nuclear Deal At Hamilton College

“One of President Obama’s policies reversed by the Trump administration is the nuclear agreement with Iran, which President Trump refused to recertify, saying it was not in America’s interest. Thursday evening at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, former U.N. Ambassador Thomas Pickering will be part of a discussion on U.S.-Iran relations and the nuclear […]

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Unprecedented Anti-Iran Tendencies Gain Momentum in White House

“[D]uring the Trump administration and with taking this opportunity, the unified Tel Aviv-Riyadh-Abu Dhabi lobby has fully succeeded in imposing its demands on the decision-making system in Washington against Iran, and they are not facing serious obstacles.” Read More “Unprecedented Anti-Iran Tendencies Gain Momentum in White House,” Iran Front Page, December 1, 2017.

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US, UAE, Saudi Arabia Forming Alliance against Iran

“It has been months that the lobbyists from Riyadh, Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi are urging the White House to cut off the tail of the region’s snake (the Lebanese Hezbollah movement) before cutting off Iran’s head. There are signs that a triangle comprising Washington, Tel Aviv and Riyadh is taking shape to counter Iran […]

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Former diplomat warns about ‘Triple Alliance’ threat against Iran

“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 […]

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Ploughshares Fund Conference: Future of the Iran Deal

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.  

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An Iranian Nuclear Business Deal for Trump

“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 […]

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