Category Archives: Regions

Myths and Misconceptions: The Right to Enrich

By Kelsey Davenport As talks between Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States) resume in New York this week, myths and misconceptions about Iran’s nuclear program still persist, and threaten to derail … Continue reading

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Myths and Realities: Iranian ICBMs?

By Jonah Aboni The Iranian nuclear program is a source for international concern. The concern genuinely stems from the suspicion that the Iranian nuclear program might not be exclusively peaceful. Consequently, the United States and its P5+1 partners (China, France, … Continue reading

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IAEA Report Shows Iran’s Nuclear Program Remains Frozen

By Kelsey Davenport Iran is making progress on the additional measures it agreed to take in July to roll back parts of its nuclear program, according to the most recent quarterly report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). These … Continue reading

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The P5+1 and Iran Nuclear Talks Alert, September 3

By the research staff of the Arms Control Association. To get this P5+1 and Iran Nuclear Talks Alert delivered to your inbox, sign-up now. Ashton, Zarif Meet   Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Catherine Ashton, EU foreign policy chief and lead … Continue reading

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Myths and Realities: The Role the Additional Protocol Can Play in Iran

By Jonah Aboni The negotiations by the United States and its P5+1 partners (China, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom) to prevent a nuclear –armed Iran have advanced progressively toward a comprehensive deal. Hopefully an agreement will be reached … Continue reading

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Huge Advance in Chemical Weapons Arms Control

By Greg Thielmann It was exactly one year ago that Syrian government forces unleashed poison gas attacks on an opposition-held suburb of Damascus, killing hundreds of innocent civilians. At the time, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad controlled the world’s second largest … Continue reading

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Senate Skepticism on Iran Deal Overlooks Facts

By Jonah Aboni The Senate Foreign Relations Committee quizzed Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman on the status of the negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program at a hearing on Tuesday. Negotiators announced on July 19 a four- month … Continue reading

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