• Op-Ed

    A Triangle in Trouble: Can the Nuclear Deal Hold?

    The European Union, the most vocal supporter of the JCPOA, does not have the means to uphold the deal in the face of the United States and Iran, the two most crucial signatories, trying to kill it.

    • Op-Ed

    India and Iran Are Critical to Connectivity in Afghanistan

    • Arushi Kumar
    • August 09, 2017
    • Economic Times

    Regional connectivity projects give Afghanistan a substantive trading alternative to Pakistan and provide a powerful mechanism for trade and economic development.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    On North Korea Policy, Iran Tensions, and Why Hillary Lost

    • Jake Sullivan
    • August 09, 2017
    • CBS This Morning

    Increased tensions between the United States and Iran over the last couple days, along with U.S. President Donald Trump’s calls to end the Iran Nuclear Deal, could put Iran on the same path as North Korea as an imminent threat potentially needing military consideration.

    • Op-Ed

    How Trump’s Iran Threats Could Backfire—in North Korea

    • Richard Sokolsky, Aaron David Miller, Robert Malley
    • August 07, 2017
    • Politico Magazine

    If the United States thrusts aside the nuclear deal with Iran—and uses contrived evidence to do so—the message to North Korea and others will be that America’s word is disposable and Washington cannot be trusted to honor its commitments.

    • Op-Ed

    The Iran Question

    India’s traditionally neutral position in the Middle East has ended with the landmark Israel visit. The future balancing of India’s westward pivot will be determined by a new regional order led assertively be Saudi Arabia, and one which sees Iran as enemy number one.

    • Squaring the Triangle: The EU Between Rouhani and Trump

      Recommendations on what the EU can do to maintain the Iran nuclear deal and slowly improve the regional outlook.

      • Op-Ed

      The Rivalry Will Grow

      The Saudi-Iran rivalry for preeminence in the Middle East is more likely to escalate rather than deescalate in the coming years.

      • Op-Ed

      Don't Mind the Gulf

      The core U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf are to maintain the free flow of oil, prevent terrorist attacks against the United States, and prevent Iran from establishing its hegemony over the region.

      • Op-Ed

      Four Good Reasons Trump Shouldn’t Scrap the Iran Nuclear Deal or Goad Iran to Pull Out

      The administration needs to come up with a sensible strategy to confront Iran where it challenges core U.S. interests. But playing around with a nuclear agreement is both irresponsible and dangerous.

      • Nuclear Diplomacy: From Iran to North Korea?

        If anything were needed to underline how much safer the Iran deal has made the United States, the menace of North Korea’s nuclear development surely qualifies.

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        Middle East Program
        Perry Cammack is a nonresident fellow in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on long-term regional trends and their implications for American foreign policy.
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        Suzanne DiMaggio
        Senior Fellow
        Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
        Suzanne DiMaggio is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she focuses on U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East and Asia, especially Iran and North Korea.
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        Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program
        Amr Hamzawy studied political science and developmental studies in Cairo, The Hague, and Berlin.
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        Hibbs is a Germany-based senior fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program. His areas of expertise are nuclear verification and safeguards, multilateral nuclear trade policy, international nuclear cooperation, and nonproliferation arrangements.
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        Ariel (Eli) Levite
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        Nuclear Policy Program
        Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.
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        Marc Lynch
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Middle East Program
        Marc Lynch is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program where his work focuses on the politics of the Arab world.
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        Vice President for Studies
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        Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Chair
        Vice President for Studies
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        Middle East Program
        Karim Sadjadpour is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on Iran and U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East.
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        Richard Sokolsky
        Nonresident Senior Fellow
        Russia and Eurasia Program
        Richard Sokolsky is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program. His work focuses on U.S. policy toward Russia in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
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        Carnegie Europe
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        Nuclear Policy Program
        Tristan Volpe is a nonresident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and assistant professor of defense analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School.
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        Middle East Program
        Wehrey specializes in post-conflict transitions, armed groups, and identity politics, with a focus on Libya, North Africa, and the Gulf.

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