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How to Make the Iranian Nuclear Deal Durable
Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Abolghasem Bayyenat, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

The United States and Iran should aim for reaching a modus vivendi keeping their political conflict within manageable limits.

Iran rejects meeting as Biden’s slow diplomacy hits predictable snag
Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Trita Parsi

Both sides will have to swallow some pride and pay a political cost. And the longer they wait, the higher that cost will be. Time is of the essence.

Why Biden shouldn’t seek to deprive Iran of conventional deterrence
Sunday, 28 February 2021

Abdolrasool Divsallar

the Biden administration should double down on military de-escalation with Iran while prioritize rejoining the JCPOA swiftly and cleanly.

I was diagnosed with cancer during the pandemic and can’t stop thinking about sanctions against Iran
Thursday, 14 January 2021

Sahil Shah
Around a month ago, a television producer informed me that Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh had been assassinated and asked to have me on their program to discuss it. As someone who has been working on issues related to the Iranian nuclear program for the last few years, my anxiety naturally shot through the roof. There was no question that this would cause the risk for conflict in the region — even by way of miscommunication or miscalculation — to dramatically increase.

The Clock is Ticking on a Nuclear Deal with Iran
Saturday, 27 February 2021

Patrick Ryan and Kelsey Davenport

Based on our years of specializing in research and analysis of proliferation of WMD systems especially the case of Iran’s nuclear program, we share the sense of urgency attached to quick return of the United States to the JCPOA.


Recent US developments show how a populist can tarnish the image of his country
Sunday, 10 January 2021

The President called the recent developments in the United States a sign of the weakness and baselessness of the Western democracy and stressed, "These developments showed that despite the progress of science and technology in these countries, how much populism has ground and how a populist can tarnish the reputation of his country in 4 years".

Experts urge swift return to Iran nuclear deal
Monday, 11 January 2021

A group of more than 50 international relations and Middle East experts have signed onto a letter urging President-elect Joe Biden to swiftly return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Nine hurdles to reviving the Iran nuclear deal
Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Although reviving the agreement is certainly still possible, it won’t be easy. The two sides will need to overcome nine hurdles to make it happen.

The effect of US sanctions on Iran was global – and a global effort must end them
Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Ali Vaez

In parallel, Europe should take immediate preparatory steps for reversing the economic harm caused by US sanctions, which deprive Tehran of the relief the JCPOA was always intended to deliver

Anxiety over Mixed Messages on Biden JCPOA Return Strategy
Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Board of Directors of Peace Corps Iran Association

The window is fast closing for returning the US and Iran to mutual compliance with the JCPOA. Now is the time for the US to take concrete steps to rejoin the JCPOA in discussion with Iran and the other JCPOA signatories.