Research Analyst Samuel Hickey appeared on a TRT World panel discussing Russia’s role in a potential revived Iran nuclear deal.
Commentary from Research Analyst Samuel Hickey was featured in a MED This Week newsletter on the Iran nuclear talks and the consequences of the last-minute requests raised by Russia at this crucial moment of the negotiations. “Cooperation between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is likely to progress — with no major breakthroughs — […]
By Samuel M. Hickey Since the signing of a 25-year trade and military partnership between Iran and China in early 2020, there has been great speculation about the “selling off” of Iran to China. And while there has been further prediction that China’s increasing diplomatic efforts in the Middle East signal an intention to replace […]
By Samuel Hickey Iran’s nuclear program continues to expand and become less transparent with Iran limiting UN inspectors’ access to nuclear sites. Further, there remain monitoring disputes separate from the deal over access to Iranian facilities that has led the head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog to complain about an “astonishing” lack of communication. The urgency for […]
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 […]