September 30, 2009
Ahead of Iran’s talks with world powers, Iranian Foreign Minister tells CFR.org Tehran will push for recognition of its legal right to enrich uranium, and seek to broaden negotiations to include poli…
July 20, 2009
Mark Fitzpatrick, a nonproliferation policy expert on Iran, says the chance exists that in the aftermath of Iran’s disputed presidential election, a "new need for legitimacy could make it more willin…
September 22, 2015
U.S. officials will have to consider the consequences of new sanctions as they weigh how to address Iran’s regional policies without derailing implementation of the nuclear accord, says expert Richar…
June 22, 2018
The Gulf nation’s ground troops have cultivated alliances in Yemen with local armed groups, but its ability to shape the civil war’s outcome is limited.
March 27, 2015
The prospect of sanctions relief as part of an Iran nuclear agreement has alarmed some in Congress, but they should see the value of a UN Security Council resolution affirming the deal, says CFR’s Jo…
May 30, 2018
Successful denuclearization will hinge on rigorous on-the-ground inspections and closing the gap between North Korea and the United States on what areas any agreement should cover.
September 26, 2013
The White House should seize on Tehran’s diplomatic signals to advance a resolution to the nuclear question and potentially Syria, says expert Mohsen M. Milani.
March 27, 2013
At the start of the Persian New Year, leaders in Iran are faced with a host of difficult political challenges, both foreign and domestic, says expert Karim Sadjadpour.
October 26, 2012
The drawn-out talks between Iran and the P5 +1 nations over Iran’s nuclear program are expected to resume after the U.S. presidential elections, says veteran arms control expert Daryl Kimball.
October 3, 2012
Economic woes caused by sanctions and mismanagement, coupled with an upcoming political transition, have created new uncertainties in Iran, says expert Farideh Farhi.