Archive for July, 2015

It’s Time to Ban the Bomb <p style='font size:14px'>By Hans Blix</p>

It’s Time to Ban the Bomb

By Hans Blix

The nuclear agreement between Iran, the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany, and the EU, comes at a historically propitious...

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I was imprisoned in Iran for two years. It taught me a lot about how Tehran negotiates.

I was imprisoned in Iran for two years. It taught me a lot about how Tehran negotiates.

America and Iran have signed a nuclear agreement, good news for international security. Naysayers will argue that U.S. officials should be careful about trusting...

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From fear of war to diplomatic accord: the steps to a nuclear agreement

From fear of war to diplomatic accord: the steps to a nuclear agreement

Three years before Tuesday’s nuclear deal with Iran, the Obama administration dispatched a pair of senior military commanders to the Middle East for a different,...

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The Morning After the Iran Deal

The Morning After the Iran Deal

If the historic nuclear accord with Iran gets through Congress and is not derailed by hard-liners in Iran, then what. Apart from preventing Iran from building a...

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100-Plus Former U.S. Ambassadors Applaud Iran Deal

100-Plus Former U.S. Ambassadors Applaud Iran Deal

As the controversy over the Iran deal heats up—and it’s going to get a lot hotter, especially come September—more than 100 former U.S. ambassadors have signed...

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The Week the World Almost Ended

The Week the World Almost Ended

In 1983, the U.S. simulated a nuclear war with Russia—and narrowly avoided starting a real one. We might not be so lucky next time.

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Trump’s Reagan Defense Falls Flat <p style='font size:14px'>By Jonathan S. Tobin </p>

Trump’s Reagan Defense Falls Flat

By Jonathan S. Tobin

If Hillary Clinton thought her takedown of Donald Trump in a foreign policy address given yesterday in San Diego was going to have much of an impact on anyone but...

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The Iran deal: An epochal moment that Congress shouldn’t squander <p style='font size:14px'>By Brent Scowcroft </p>

The Iran deal: An epochal moment that Congress shouldn’t squander

By Brent Scowcroft

Congress again faces a momentous decision regarding U.S. policy toward the Middle East. The forthcoming vote on the nuclear deal between the P5+1 and Iran (known...

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