A statement from Truman Project Executive Director Michael Breen following news that the Iran negotiations will be extended.
In November 2013, the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany (P5+1) started negotiations with Iran over the Iranian nuclear program – a program that many feared could be used to secretly develop nuclear weapons. Under the “interim agreement” that began last November, all parties agreed to a six month window for negotiations […]
It has been called “diplomatic speed dating,” and for all of the bilateral talks taking place between world leaders in New York City this week outside the newly renovated UN Assembly Hall, the image is not far off. This will be one of the most closely watched UN General Assembly (UNGA) meetings in recent history. […]
Truman Project Fellow Christian H. Cooper lays out what elements should be in a final deal with Iran regarding it’s nuclear program. In the 1950s, Binyamin Blumberg took over a small group within the Israeli Defense Ministry, renamed the group the Science Liaison Bureau (LAKAM), and proceeded to build the first secret Israeli nuclear facility […]
Truman Project Partner Jason Stanford explains why comparisons between President Obama and former British PM Neville Chamberlain are inaccurate because the President is not appeasing Iran, but is in fact negotiating an important agreement. There was a time that keeping Iran from getting a nuclear bomb would have been considered a worthy goal, even a […]