Archive for August, 2015

There Are No Perfect Nuclear Deals <p style='font size:14px'>By Sam Nunn & Richard Lugar</p>

There Are No Perfect Nuclear Deals

By Sam Nunn & Richard Lugar

During the Cold War both Republican and Democratic presidents accepted less-than-perfect arms pacts with the Soviets. We need to do the same with Iran. – More

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There Are No Perfect Nuclear Deals <p style='font size:14px'>By Sam Nunn & Richard Lugar</p>

There Are No Perfect Nuclear Deals

By Sam Nunn & Richard Lugar

During the Cold War both Republican and Democratic presidents accepted less-than-perfect arms pacts with the Soviets. We need to do the same with Iran. – More

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Why the details of the Iran deal don’t matter <p style='font size:14px'>By Jeremy Shapiro</p>

Why the details of the Iran deal don’t matter

By Jeremy Shapiro

Negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program has become something of a national pastime and a cottage industry in U.S. foreign policy circles. Since that fateful...

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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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Don’t Let the Iran Deal Become 2016’s Swift Boat <p style='font size:14px'>By Joe Cirincione </p>

Don’t Let the Iran Deal Become 2016’s Swift Boat

By Joe Cirincione

Opponents are attacking the Iran Deal with everything they’ve got—almost all of it entirely fabricated and unsupported by the entire nuclear expert community....

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Paul Volcker: It would be ‘a sad day’ if Congress blocks Iran deal

Paul Volcker: It would be ‘a sad day’ if Congress blocks Iran deal

In recent days, opponents of the Iran nuclear accord have argued that if Congress blocks it, the major powers that negotiated the agreement can simply go back and...

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Dozens of retired generals, admirals back Iran nuclear deal

Dozens of retired generals, admirals back Iran nuclear deal

Three dozen retired generals and admirals released an open letter Tuesday supporting the Iran nuclear deal and urging Congress to do the same. Calling the agreement...

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History’s Real Lessons On The Iran Deal

History’s Real Lessons On The Iran Deal

Opponents of the Iran nuclear deal see many virtues and no significant risks in congressional disapproval of the agreement. And they often advance their views with...

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One Congressman’s Iran <p style='font size:14px'>By Roger Cohen</p>

One Congressman’s Iran

By Roger Cohen

Representative Sander M. Levin, Democrat of Michigan and the longest-serving Jewish member of the House, said something important this week: “In my view, the only...

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