Oct 24, 2014
On October 23, Former Undersecretary of State Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat told the Jerusalem Post that failing to seal a diplomatic deal with Iran would not be a success.
All Articles on Negotiations with Iran
Nov 14, 2014
Over the past year, Iran has fulfilled its obligations under the P5+1 interim nuclear deal, the Joint Plan of Action, which has effectively frozen the Iranian nuclear program and placed it under strict and daily monitoring. A final nuclear deal should ensure these same safeguards, along with some additional measures, and ultimately prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Nov 4, 2014
The International Business Times cited National Advisory Board member Ed Levine's analysis of the Kirk-Menendez bill, which could derail diplomacy with Iran over it's nuclear program by creating obstacles to relieving Iran from sanctions.
Oct 23, 2014
37 diverse organizations signed onto a letter vowing their support for a diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear program, and expressing concern over rhetoric from Congress that could damage a deal.
Oct 7, 2014
"The more important question is, will the U.S. be able to detect an Iranian move toward reconstituting its program and react in time?" asks Laicie Heeley, Policy Director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. "Without a deal, we will lose the ability to monitor and constrain Iran’s nuclear program. Nothing is more dangerous than that."
Sep 21, 2014
Laicie Heeley, Director of Middle East and Defense Policy at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, signed onto a letter critiquing efforts by Chairman Ed Royce and Ranking Member Elliot Engel to thwart a nuclear deal with Iran on the basis of the possible military dimensions (PMD) of its nuclear history.
Jul 1, 2014
An assessment of the status of Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
May 20, 2014
A summary and comparison of four major proposals for a final deal with Iran.
Jan 22, 2014
The recent nuclear deal with Iran allows it to enrich uranium, but puts it farther away from a weapon. So why do some argue that it undermines nonproliferation?
Jan 10, 2014
If enacted, the new Menendez-Kirk Iran sanctions bill risks ending the international sanctions regime and leading either to a nuclear-armed Iran or to a war in which U.S. armed forces might well be active participants, writes Center National Advisory Board Member Edward Levine.
Nov 20, 2013
On November 20, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will resume. Only negotiation can check Tehran’s nuclear program, writes Kingston Reif in his November Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Column.
Nov 7, 2013
"America’s national security establishment agrees that military force will not advance U.S. interests in the region. It would make things catastrophically worse. Advocates of military action posit that a “targeted” strike would send a message to Tehran. But retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and National Security Agency, disagreed that military force could achieve that goal, saying in 2012 that an attack on Iran “would guarantee that which we are trying to prevent -- an Iran that will spare nothing to build a nuclear weapon and that would build it in secret," writes Laicie Heeley for DefenseOne.
May 21, 2013
Congress is mulling a number of new sanctions bills, even as foreign-policy experts and the White House caution that more pressure on Iran could derail prospects for a negotiated solution.
Mar 19, 2013
A comprehensive list of U.S., E.U., and United Nations sanctions against Iran.
Jan 25, 2013
Regardless of the upcoming confirmation hearing or its outcomes, there are at least three major reasons why you should care about who will replace Leon Panetta as the head of the Department of Defense.
Dec 6, 2012
A group of experts, including a number of retired military officials and diplomats, sent a letter to President Obama encouraging him to "pursue serious, sustained negotiations with the Iranian government." Center Chairman Lt. Gen Robert Gard (USA, ret.) was among the signatories.
Oct 22, 2012
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation’s list of the fifteen most pressing issues that the next President must confront.
Oct 10, 2012
As Americans get ready to vote, here are four things they should know about the candidates’ stances on Iran.
Oct 4, 2012
US military and intelligence officials agree: A premature military attack on Iran would have terrible consequences.
Jul 13, 2012
Loose talk of war against Iran without a serious discussion of the true costs and potential outcomes is dangerous and disingenuous, writes Ari Kattan in this new analysis.
Jun 20, 2012
After years of largely unsuccessful diplomatic efforts, one can hardly be blamed for feeling a little cynical about the latest round of negotiations with Iran. But though the discussion has yet to lead to a breakthrough, it is still far from breaking down. Diplomacy takes time, and Iran has more incentive to compromise now than ever before. There is still reason to believe that this new round may hold more possibility for success than those of the past.
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