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To win on Iran, Trump should take a page from Reagan’s diplomatic playbook <p style='font size:14px'>By Abbas Milani</p>

To win on Iran, Trump should take a page from Reagan’s diplomatic playbook

By Abbas Milani

A perilous impasse exists between the Trump administration’s strident policy of “maximum pressure” and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s no less strident...

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The morning that changed the world <p style='font size:14px'>By William Lambers</p>

The morning that changed the world

By William Lambers

Most Americans had no idea what was happening in the remote New Mexico desert on the morning of July 16, 1945. But a few in the area knew something was up when dishes...

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Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize: Here’s How to Stop War With Iran <p style='font size:14px'>By Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams </p>

Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize: Here’s How to Stop War With Iran

By Shirin Ebadi and Jody Williams

Iran wants its economic sanctions lifted. The United States wants an assurance that Iran will not acquire nuclear weapons. It is time to talk.

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It’s time for Trump to put a little pressure on Kim — and on John Bolton <p style='font size:14px'>By Christoper R. Hill</p>

It’s time for Trump to put a little pressure on Kim — and on John Bolton

By Christoper R. Hill

The Trump administration’s approach to North Korea has been guided to two conflicting instincts: 1) that there is no hurry in achieving denuclearization, and 2)...

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What’s the best way to deal with Iran? The nuclear agreement Trump ditched. <p style='font size:14px'>By Evelyn N. Farkas</p>

What’s the best way to deal with Iran? The nuclear agreement Trump ditched.

By Evelyn N. Farkas

Obama’s compromise was designed to head off exactly the kind of crisis we face now.

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Iran’s Countermoves on Iran Nuclear Deal Are a Predictable But Worrisome Response to U.S. Sanctions

Iran’s Countermoves on Iran Nuclear Deal Are a Predictable But Worrisome Response to U.S. Sanctions

Iran’s threat to violate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a very worrisome but predictable response to Trump’s dangerous decision to withdraw...

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In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist <p style='font size:14px'>By David E. Sanger and Choe Sang-Hun</p>

In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist

By David E. Sanger and Choe Sang-Hun

In the weeks before North Korea fired short-range projectiles on Saturday, President Trump countermanded the Treasury Department, reversing an announcement that...

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Trump Arms Control Gambit: Serious or a Poison Pill? <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Trump Arms Control Gambit: Serious or a Poison Pill?

By Daryl G. Kimball

Smart U.S. leadership is an essential part of the nuclear risk reduction equation. Unfortunately, after more than two years into President Donald Trump’s term...

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America and Russia Must Agree to Avoid a New Arms Race <p style='font size:14px'>By Lily Wojtowicz</p>

America and Russia Must Agree to Avoid a New Arms Race

By Lily Wojtowicz

Public opinion has played a critical role in pushing leaders to negotiate nuclear agreements in the past. But will that remain true in the future? – More

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Whatever happened to nuclear abolition? <p style='font size:14px'>By Paul Bracken</p>

Whatever happened to nuclear abolition?

By Paul Bracken

The failed “denuclearization” summit held in Hanoi between the United States and North Korea took place just as a border flare up played out between...

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