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Al Jazeera America: Nuclear Summit: World Powers to Meet

Joe Costa, Truman Project Fellow, joins Al Jazeera America to discuss what to expect from this year’s nuclear summit in the Hague. Watch the full clip.

RT:Turkey’s Tehran thaw: What lies behind Erdogan’s rapprochement with Iran

Elliot Hentov, a Truman National Security Fellow, was quoted on the state of relations between Turkey and Iran in this article to RT. In 1998, Turco-Iranian trade was languishing at a little more than $600 million; by 2004, under the AKP’s firm steering, the trade balance stood close to $3 billion and managed to exceed […]

Limited Rights: A Nuclear Iran is Key to Any Long-Term Deal

In the summer of 1953, James Lockridge slipped across the Iranian border with a tennis racket, a fake passport, and lots of cash. The tennis racket was part of his cover: Once in Iran, he played for hours on the courts of the Turkish embassy, where he had the easiest access to British intelligence officers […]

Foreign Affairs: Limited Rights: A Nuclear Iran is Key to Any Long Term Deal

Truman Project Fellow Christian H. Cooper writes about the importance of Iran’s nuclear energy program in making a deal with the West. In the summer of 1953, James Lockridge slipped across the Iranian border with a tennis racket, a fake passport, and lots of cash. The tennis racket was part of his cover: Once in […]

Statement: Iran implementation plan critical first step toward success

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Truman National Security Project praised the recent announcement that the U.S., Iran, and five world powers have agreed on how to implement the nuclear deal struck back in November. Truman Project Executive Director Michael Breen said, “Today’s agreement to implement the Joint Plan of Action is a critical first step […]

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