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Physics Diplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal

After much anticipation and cautious optimism, US, European, and Iranian negotiators managed to put together a nuclear framework in Lausanne, Switzerland earlier this month. It sets the stage for a final detailed agreement to be developed in June, which will transform Iran’s nuclear program and reduce sanctions against Iran that have weakened its economy. 1,175 more words

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Iranian President threatens to end negotiations with the U.S.

Tehran has threatened to walk away unless the P5+1 nations lift economic sanctions placed on Iran, according to Iran’s president on Thursday. The P5+1 group which includes the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany reached an agreement with Iran last week that placed limits on their nuclear program in exchange for a lift on crippling economic sanctions. 160 more words


Poll: Clear majority supports nuclear deal with Iran.

– Most Americans support U.S. national security interests and the notion of striking a deal with Iran that restricts the nation’s nuclear program in exchange for loosening sanctions, a new… 723 more words


World Beyond War: New Book Available

David  Swanson’s brainchild — World Beyond War —  is pleased to provide the book that everyone has been asking for: A Global Security System: An Alternative to War… 86 more words

Deadline for Iran Talks.

Diplomatic talks with Iran continued for a fifth day in Lausanne, Switzerland. Lifting sanctions is a main obstacle to securing a framework agreement on Iranian disputed nuclear program by March 31, five European and U.S. 299 more words


Afghanistan could one day support itself as a stable and functional democracy.

Ashraf Ghani, the new president of Afghanistan, thanked the Americans who have supported Afghanistan’s pursuit of peace and security. Mr. Ghani visiting the United States on Monday stressed his commitment to combating militancy and ensuring that Afghanistan could one day support itself as a stable and functional democracy and would take this opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women in uniform who have done the ultimate sacrifice — in a speech at the Pentagon, repeatedly citing the 2,215 Americans who have been killed and over 20,000 American military members who have been wounded in his country. 154 more words

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A Plan for World Peace

No one seems to have anything bad to say about the idea of world peace. Even the most fanatical jingoists nowadays don’t claim to desire war simply for its own sake. 5,697 more words