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August 13, 2015

Iran
Iran and the New Middle East in the Aftermath of the Nuclear Agreement

In his testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Ray Takeyh argues that there is precedent for Congress turning down agreements until a better draft is negotiated as in the case of arms c…

January 31, 2007

Iraq
Understanding the Iran Crisis

Prepared Testimony before the House Committee on Foreign AffairsFrom the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction to terrorism, from human rights to democratization, the Islamic Republic of Iran …

January 16, 2007

Congresses and Parliaments
Prepared Testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the situation in Iraq and in particular on regional and global aspects of current U.S. policy in Iraq. I will not rehearse here today how we got to where w…

September 19, 2006

Iran
Responding to Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

Prepared Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign RelationsAs the cycle of negotiations and United Nations conclaves begins, Iran’s nuclear ambitions seem to be surging without restraint—no l…

July 20, 2006

Iran
Iran’s Nuclear Impasse: The Next Steps

Iran’s Nuclear Impasse: The Next Steps More than any other issue, the nuclear question has exposed the divisions within the clerical establishment’s over Iran’s international orientation. To be sure…

June 29, 2006

Homeland Security
Statement Before The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities

Chairman Saxton, Congressman Meehan, members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the future of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the war on terror, alon…

March 2, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
A Nuclear Iran: Challenges and Responses

After the International Atomic Energy Agency on February 4 voted to report Iran to the UN Security Council because of its concerns over its nuclear program, the rituals of diplomacy persist. The inte…

September 8, 2005

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
WMD, Terrorism, and Proliferation

Testimony Before Subcommittee on Prevention of Nuclear and Biological AttackCommittee on Homeland SecurityWhy Does Iran Want the Bomb?Contrary to many Western assumptions, Iran’s quest for nuclear we…

November 15, 2005

Iran
Iran: Tehran’s Nuclear Recklessness and the U.S. Response

Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, thank you for allowing me the privilege to come before you to discuss the threat posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Today, as for much of the past quart…

March 11, 2004

Democracy
Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Importance of Women's Participation

Testimony ofIsobel ColemanSenior Fellow,Director of U.S. Foreign Policy and Women InitiativeCouncil on Foreign Relations Before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus Thursday, March 11, 20…