Tagged: Iran

A Step in the Right Direction: The Framework to Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Weapon

The international community has taken harsh measures to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, including imposing severe economic sanctions, and more intrusive actions, such as Stuxnet. Throughout his time in office, President Obama has maintained his commitment to resolving this issue diplomatically. When Hassan Rouhani became president of Iran in...

Iran Nuclear Deal: An Effective First Step?

In the wake of the nuclear deal made with Iran this past week, what’s left seems to be a debate over whether or not this deal is an effective first step towards a permanent long-term agreement.    The negotiations over the weekend, which included Iran and the P5+1, ultimately culminated...

New Report Offers a Long-Term Strategy on Iran

On Thursday, April 4th, the Atlantic Council’s Iran Task Force published a new report titled, “Time to Move from Tactics to Strategy on Iran.” The report reflects a two year research project on a wide range of issues related to Iran. “It calls for retooling sanctions to alleviate their impact...

The Iran Project’s “Weighing Benefits and Costs of Military Action Against Iran”

Bearing the endorsements of thirty-two senior national security experts, a new report by The Iran Project entitled, “Weighing Benefits and Costs of Military Action Against Iran” , critically assesses the question of possible military action against a nuclear Iran. From the paper’s introduction: “This paper provides a foundation for clear...