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Rouhani Running Out Of Time

Last week President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at his critics who oppose the nuclear talks with the West. The language and the tone he used were unprecedented and indicate an escalation in Rouhani’s fight to preserve his political power as we wrote in… 337 more words

IRAN

Obama's Leadership in the Middle East

Even though President Obama and President Hassan Rouhani of Iran have made unprecedented progress toward a long-term nuclear deal, congressional leaders from both parties continue to cling to the status quo. 269 more words

Congress

UK-US sign secret new deal on nuclear weapons | The Guardian

A new agreement critical to Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons system, was signed the other day by British and US officials.

Whitehall was silent. We had to rely on the White House, and a message from Barack Obama to the US Congress, to tell us that the 1958 UK-US Mutual Defence Agreement (MDA) had been updated. 78 more words

USA

New Study Shows Leading Iranian Figures Support Nuclear Negotiations

“In a study released by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran today,Voices from Iran: Strong Support for the Nuclear Negotiations, prominent members of Iranian civil society expressed their strong support for the P5+1 nuclear negotiations between Iran and the world powers.” 6 more words

Hope and fear coexist in policy on Iran as moment of truth inches closer

The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee’s new report on policy towards Iran contains no surprises – startling new departures aren’t in the nature of such documents – but does help crystallise a couple of important features of the present posture of the Western coalition’s posture towards Iran. 1,359 more words