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

Abdolrasool Divsallar

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

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


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

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

America’s Iran Strategy
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

George Friedman

A U.S.-Iran entente – which is how it will be seen – is not compatible with a U.S.-Israel or U.S.-Arab alliance

Recent US developments show how a populist can tarnish the image of his country
Sunday, January 10, 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, January 11, 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, January 20, 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, January 27, 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

What Prospects for US-Iran Ties Under the Biden Administration? The View From Iran
Sunday, February 21, 2021

RUSI webinar in which Iranian experts, Mousavian & Barzegar offer their perspectives on what Tehran’s potential reactions could be to President Biden’s steps on the nuclear and regional front.