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    Any nuke deal boosts Iran

    Any nuke deal boosts Iran

    Members of the Iran Task Force, a committee of former government officials and nuclear specialists that helps advise Congress, warned Monday that the nuclear deal now in the works would…

    Hack of Saudis seen as Iran plot

    The Washington Post interviewed a number of cybersecurity experts last week who told it the leaks of a treasure trove of Saudi diplomatic documents bears all the hallmarks of Iranian…

    Here is the US delegation at the Vienna nuclear talks

    Here is the very large 19-person delegation the United States has sent to what is expected to be the final round of negotiations for a nuclear agreement with Iran.  The…

    How sanctions relief can help and hurt the Iranian economy

    By Djavad Salehi-Isfahani Removal or relaxation of international sanctions will benefit Iran’s economy just as surely as they hurt it when they were imposed. But not all sanctions have the…

    The partition of ‘Syraq’

    By Pepe Escobar With less than two weeks before a possible nuclear deal being struck between Iran and the P5+1, the brinkmanship across the “wilderness of mirrors” of Middle Eastern…

    In Iran nuclear talks, sharpening consequences of failure is critical

    By Michael Singh and Simond de Galbert While many observers focus on what would constitute an acceptable deal with Iran, just as important is how to arrive at such an…

    Iran needs to come clean with what, not why

    By James M. Acton After 18 months of negotiations, one of the remaining challenges to reaching a nuclear deal with Iran is the extent to which Tehran must “come clean”…

    America’s ‘insane’ Iran approach

    By Michael Rubin In March 2003, senior US diplomats flew        to Geneva to meet with Iran’s then UN ambassador (now foreign minister) Mohammad Javad Zarif. Their agenda was straight…