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July 16, 2014

Iran
Iran’s Destabilizing Role in the Middle East

In his testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ray Takeyh argues that in order to successfully combat Iran's destabilizing influence in the Middle East, the United States must be an act…

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…

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…

June 26, 2015

Iran
Evaluating Key Components of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran

In his testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ray Takeyh argues that before the impending nuclear agreement with Iran places Tehran inches away from the bomb, the United States sho…

January 28, 2015

Iran
Iran Nuclear Negotiations After the Second Extension: Where Are They Going?

In his testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ray Takeyh argues that irrespective of the ebbs and flows of nuclear diplomacy, the United States should continue to focus its efforts …

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…

January 20, 2016

Middle East and North Africa
U.S. Strategy and Policy in the Middle East

Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Philip H. Gordon argues that the Middle East today is going through a period of powerful, tectonic change that the United States did not create and cannot …

March 25, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
United States Middle East Policy

In his testimony before the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Ray Takeyh argues that the United States must find a way to impose limits on Iran's nuclear ambitions through negotiations, while restr…

November 19, 2014

Iran
Iranian Nuclear Talks: Negotiating a Bad Deal?

In his testimony before the House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Non-Proliferation, and Trade, Ray Takeyh argues that Iran participates in the nuclear talks because they serve so many of its interests—on…

October 9, 2013

Iran
The Rouhani Presidency: A kinder, gentler Islamic Republic?

In his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, CFR Senior Fellow Ray Takeyh discusses the perception of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani as a reformer or pragmatist, the role of the …