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Statement from Michael Breen on the Extension of the Iran Negotiations

A statement from Truman Project Executive Director Michael Breen following news that the Iran negotiations will be extended.

Foreign Policy Association: Managing Iran’s nuclear prowess

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 […]

Talking Points Memo: No, Obama Isn’t Our New Chamberlain

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 […]

The World Post: Yellowcake and Eat It Too: Why An Extension of Nuclear Talks with Iran Is Good for America

Truman Project Fellow Nathan Gonzalez wrote about the victory of either a deal or extension, which is the most realistic of the two, of nuclear talks with Iran. He wrote that a diplomatic solution “will not only bring stability and security for us and our allies, but it could prove the beginning of broader efforts […]

Achieving a Nuclear Weapon-Free World in a Post-Cold War Era

Every day, people suffer and die from starvation.  Every day, children develop asthma from the contamination of coal-fired power plants.  Every day, women are subject to unspeakable violence.  It has been nearly seventy years since a nuclear weapon was used to wage warfare on a population.  Why, in the face of all these other daily […]

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