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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Truman Project Defense Council Member Andrew Borene discusses US negotiations for the return of Robert Levinson, an American currently being detained in Iran. Click here to watch the full interview.