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Final Phase P5+1/Iran Nuclear Negotiations: Key Issues and Challenges

By Daryl G. Kimball and Kelsey Davenport On Nov. 24, 2013, diplomats from the “P5+1″ group (China, France, Germany, Russia, and the United Kingdom) and Iran secured a breakthrough agreement that sets back Iran’s nuclear potential and increases international oversight … Continue reading

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The November IAEA Report on Iran’s Nuclear Program: No Significant Advances

By Kelsey Davenport, Daryl G. Kimball, and Greg Thielmann (Updated November 18) During the negotiations in Geneva on November 7-10, Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States) made significant progress toward reaching … Continue reading

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Finally, Serious Negotiations in Geneva on Iran’s Nuclear Program

By Greg Thielmann Based on available evidence, the atmosphere and content of the two days of six power talks in Geneva with Iran’s new negotiating team bodes well for the chances of achieving an acceptable resolution to the Iran nuclear … Continue reading

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Cliff Notes on the May 2013 IAEA Report on Iran

By Kelsey Davenport, Daryl G. Kimball, and Greg Thielmann The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) May 2013 quarterly report on Iran’s nuclear program indicates that Tehran is continuing to move forward on its nuclear program, installing more advanced centrifuges and … Continue reading

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Better Odds on Iran Negotiations After Almaty?

By Kelsey Davenport Career Ambassador Thomas Pickering said at a Feb. 25 Arms Control Association event that he would be “willing to put a little money” on progress toward a positive outcome in negotiations with Iran in 2013.  After the … Continue reading

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Nuclear North Korea: the View from Seoul

By Kelsey Davenport (Seoul, Republic of Korea)—North Korea’s third nuclear test on Feb. 12 sparked concern in the international community about possible qualitative and quantitative improvements to Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal. But concerns about an increasing number of nuclear weapons on … Continue reading

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The November 2012 IAEA Report on Iran and Its Implications

By Kelsey Davenport, Daryl G. Kimball, and Greg Thielmann The new quarterly report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Iran’s nuclear program, which is now in circulation, finds that Tehran has continued to install more centrifuges for uranium … Continue reading

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Closing the Loop: Iraq and the Additional Protocol

By Greg Thielmann It was encouraging, and more than a little ironic, when the government of Iraq recently ratified the Additional Protocol to its comprehensive safeguards agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Iraqi deception was the principal impetus for … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s Iran Nuclear Timeline: Off Point and Off Base

By Daryl Kimball, Greg Thielmann, and Kelsey Davenport In his September 27 speech to the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew an explicit “red line” for Iran’s nuclear program, both figuratively and literally.  However, his meaning was … Continue reading

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P5+1 and Iran Nuclear Talks: Slowly Moving Toward a Deal?

By Daryl G. Kimball Given the infrequency of serious, direct talks with Tehran on its disputed nuclear program, the failure to achieve a diplomatic breakthrough in Moscow this week is disappointing but not surprising. At the same time, there was no breakdown and … Continue reading

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