U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz spent the last year personally negotiating with Iran. Now, he explains how the nuclear deal improves the security of the United States — and Israel.
Now that a nuclear deal with Iran has been brokered, the drama has moved to Congress. All eyes are on Chuck Schumer — but here are 12 other Democrats who could determine whether the Senate blocks the agreement.
Think tanks rarely take center stage in knock-down Washington D.C. fights. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy has already played an outsized role in the Iran nuclear debate — and its verdict on the agreement could swing the vote in Congress.
Despite Benjamin Netanyahu’s opposition, many in Israel’s security establishment support the Iran nuclear deal, d J.J. Goldberg speaks to a former Shin Bet director who says the prime minister’s biggest mistake was keeping America at arm’s length as the agreement took shape.
It is hard to picture Iran’s nuclear talks with world powers without the beaming face of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who, in reaching a deal, has shown the power of what Iranians call his ‘smile diplomacy’.
The United States and other major powers are not in a rush reach a nuclear agreement with Iran, though Washington and its partners will not negotiate with Tehran indefinitely, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.
Years before it is deemed a success or a failure, a nuclear deal between Iran and the major powers could unleash far-reaching changes in the region.
Iran and major powers will continue negotiations on an historic nuclear deal past Tuesday’s deadline for a long-term agreement, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said.
A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as negotiators wrestled with sticking points including questions about Tehran’s past atomic research.
Confused by the shifting goalposts and nasty rhetoric at the Iran nuclear talks? J.J. Goldberg says it’s all smoke and mirrors to placate hardliners on both sides — but the deal is as good as it gets for the world and Israel.