By John Isaacs Both the Senate and House Armed Services Committees held high-profile hearings with the top U.S. military brass on the dismal end to U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan. Most of the hearings consisted of GOP Members of Congress lambasting the Biden administration’s exit strategy and Democratic members responding that that the war was, […]
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.
By John Erath The rapid collapse of the Afghan government and takeover by the Taliban have led to a great deal of wondering what went wrong and what lessons may be learned. The chain of events, successes, and many missteps will naturally be studied by scholars and experts in international security and will hopefully inform policy making in […]
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 […]