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Iran Articles

Analysis: Has China become a stabilizing force:

China has been busy lately. In Iran, Afghanistan, and even in Yemen, it is hard to argue that China isn’t becoming a stabilizing influence in some of its global endeavors, though both to what degree and its motivations are open to debate. Read more…

Analysis: Kicking the can down the road to nowhere

The current round of nuclear negotiations with Iran may have been the West’s best chance at an accord, but circumstances surrounding the extension of talks likely mean there will be no final deal. Read more…

Iran and the bomb: The future of negotiations

Look for Iran to haggle hard over plutonium reduction but offer a “historic” compromise late in the game, accepting the world powers’ position in exchange for maintaining more centrifuges. Read more…

Plutonium in the Islamic Republic: Make-or-break issue or simply a decoy?

Iran will sway West to allow it permanent near nuclear break-out capability, if it exchanges reduced plutonium production capacity, dilution of medium-level enriched uranium for enrichment capabilities of low-level uranium. Read more…

Has P5+1 deal given Iran legitimacy for nuclear activities?

A central component of the campaign against Iran’s nuclear activities was that all uranium enrichment activities had to stop. In contrast, the interim deal does not prohibit – and therefore permits – enrichment up to 5%. Read more…

German FM: World won’t let Iran get nukes

“We will continue to stand by Israel’s side,” and “we will not remain silent when Israel is threatened,” Westerwelle tells audience. Read more…

‘Striking Iran problematic under int’l law’

Hebrew University’s Yuval Shany weighs in on aspects of conflicts with Egypt, Iran. Read more…

The nuclear diplomacy of North Korea and Iran

Analysis: A future failure with one country could embolden the other “rogue” nation to abandon talks yet again. Read more…

Would a North Korean nuclear test affect Iran P5+1 negotiations?

North Korea’s next nuclear test may show its defiance to US power, providing Iran with proof that it can defy world powers without suffering a regime change. Read more…

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