Why Donald Trump’s new Iran policy is uniting Tehran while dividing the world.
The Iran nuclear deal is merely the cornerstone of a broader, longer-term strategy to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and to diminish and counter Iran’s threatening behavior—from its growing ballistic missile arsenal, to its dangerous use of regional proxies, to its human rights abuses at home.
How the United States can confront challenges by vigorously enforcing the JCPOA despite the non-certification decision, while also taking additional steps to limit Iran’s nuclear and regional activities, and engage Iran economically and diplomatically.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s doctrine aims to oppose former U.S. President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, and the Iran deal is one of Obama’s signature foreign policy legacies.
If Donald Trump fails to recertify the nuclear deal with Iran, Congress faces a strategic choice on sanctions.
Gary Samore discusses the nuclear deal with Iran and says its flaws may eventually be corrected.
As the U.S. and Iran find themselves on opposing sides of conflicts across the region, the Trump administration will decide in the coming weeks if they will recertify the Iran nuclear deal.
Elliott Abrams addresses the nuclear deal with Iran and how the Iranian-Israeli rivalry might impact the Middle East.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
The Saudi-Iran rivalry for preeminence in the Middle East is more likely to escalate rather than deescalate in the coming years.