Research Analyst Samuel Hickey wrote an op-ed in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists arguing that despite its politicization in Congress, the Iran nuclear deal represents the next-generation nuclear verification design to prevent any country from cheating its way to a nuclear weapon in a hurry. “There has been no sign as to when nuclear talks […]
By Samuel M. Hickey According to the Critical Issues poll done by the University of Maryland, a large majority of Americans across the political spectrum believe that Iran possesses nuclear weapons. It does NOT. Iran conducts nuclear research, contrary to its international commitments, into technologies with weapons applications, but it has not yet taken steps […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey co-authored an article for War on the Rocks discussing the current status of Iran’s nuclear program and the prospects for a return to the negotiating table under the new regime. “President Joe Biden’s much-discussed plans to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal are off to a bad start. After six rounds, indirect […]
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey was interviewed on Arab Talk, a San Francisco radio broadcast focusing on events in the Middle East, where he spoke about his recent article, “How Iran’s Research Reactors Prove the Nuclear Deal is Still Working,” which appeared in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Research Analyst Samuel Hickey wrote an op-ed in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on how the JCPOA could set a new gold standard for ensuring civilian nuclear programs do not pose proliferation threats. “An underexamined success story from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal negotiations is the effective blocking of Tehran’s ability to collect plutonium […]