Analysis & Commentary

15th October 2013 - Quoted by Oren Dorell, USA Today

Iranian Official Wants Year to Resolve Nuclear Issue

Mark Dubowitz

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offered Tuesday to take a year to resolve Iran's nuclear standoff with world powers. That is probably...

14th October 2013 - Quoted by Yitzhak Benhorin, Ynet News

‘Iran Plays Brilliant Chess Game, West Will Fold’

Mark Dubowitz

Iran and the world powers will start negotiations on Iran's nuclear plan Tuesday, and Mark Dubowitz, an expert on the sanctions on Iran, claims the Islamic...

14th October 2013 - Forbes

Nobel Peace Charade

Claudia Rosett

Surely the Norwegian Nobel Committee meant well in awarding this year’s Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

13th October 2013 - Cited by James Lyons, The Washington Times

From Sanctions to Checkmate

Mark Dubowitz

President Obama’s “hat-in-hand” approach to Iran’s new president, Hasan Rouhani, over Iran’s nuclear-weapons program is not only degrading for America...

12th October 2013 - The Washington Post

Iran Wants the Bomb — and Sanctions Relief

Reuel Marc Gerecht, Mark Dubowitz

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is lying when he says the Islamic Republic has never had any intention of building an atomic weapon. Defecting Iranian nuclear...

12th October 2013 - Quoted by Alaa Shahine, Bloomberg

Iran Central Banker Says He’s Undoing Ahmadinejad Credit Policy

Mark Dubowitz

Iran’s central bank Governor Valiollah Seif said he’s reversing policies introduced under former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that led to a surge in money...

11th October 2013 - Quoted by Mark Landler, The New York Times

On Iran Talks, Congress Could Play ‘Bad Cop’

Mark Dubowitz

When Iranian diplomats sit down in Geneva next Tuesday with the United States and five other world powers for a new round of talks about Iran’s nuclear...

11th October 2013 - FDD Policy Brief

Iran’s Central Bank Governor at the World Bank/IMF Summit

Ali Alfoneh, Toby Dershowitz

Valiollah Seif, Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), will be in Washington, DC October 11-13 to attend the Annual Meetings of the World Bank...

11th October 2013 - Quoted by Fred Fleitz, Newsmax

Showdown Looms Over Nuclear Iran

Clifford D. May

Are we on the cusp of a major diplomatic break on Iran’s nuclear program at talks scheduled to open in Geneva next week? The mainstream news media thinks so.

10th October 2013 - NOW

How Will Turkey Adapt?

Tony Badran

Since the White House's recent diplomatic opening to Iran, observers have closely scrutinized the reactions of allies including Israel and Saudi Arabia.

10th October 2013 - The Huffington Post

The Obama-Rouhani Communication Efforts Are No Historic Breakthrough

Michael Ledeen

There's just something about Iran, perhaps an old Jedi trick, that clouds Western minds. No matter how many times one presents experts and journalists...

10th October 2013 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Iran and Hassan Rouhani.

10th October 2013 - Scripps Howard News Service

Wishful Thinking on Iran

Clifford D. May

No one likes to be the skunk at the picnic but sometimes there’s no alternative: You just have to spray. That’s how I feel after reading a column by the Washington Post...

9th October 2013 - Quoted by Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post

Iran’s Dangerous Doubletalk

Clifford D. May

The Obama administration will sit down to talk to Iran’s representatives next week in Geneva. We must remember that these are emissaries of Iranian Supreme...

9th October 2013 - Quoted by Kambiz Foroohar & Yeganeh Salehi, Bloomberg

Bags of Cash Show Iran Currency Squeeze Behind Nuclear Thaw

Mark Dubowitz

When Mohammad-Reza needed parts for his heater company in Iran last month, he carried a bagful of 500-euro notes on a plane to Dubai and paid...

8th October 2013 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Claudia Rosett

North Korea and Iran's nuclear programs.

8th October 2013 - Radio Denmark 1

Verden Ifoelge Gram

Ali Alfoneh

Iran/US/Israel triangle.

8th October 2013 - Cited by Andrew Malcolm, Investors Business Daily

New Study of Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Urges Harsher Sanctions

Mark Dubowitz

Relax. This isn't another column about the shutdown -- of the American government. It is about the attempted shutdown of Iran's economy in a bank-shot bid...

7th October 2013 - Quoted by Bret Stephens, The Wall Street Journal

How Not to Negotiate With Iran

Mark Dubowitz

'We know that deception is part of [Iran's] DNA." So said Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman last week, testifying to Congress about the next round...

7th October 2013 - Forbes

Iran’s Sequel to North Korea’s Nuclear Playbook

Claudia Rosett

As world powers prepare for nuclear talks with Iran next week in Geneva, U.S. negotiators and their cohorts would do well to review the history of nuclear...

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