The interim agreement on Iran’s nukes was fuzzy, but now the real talks have begun on what sort of capacities—from centrifuges to missiles—the Islamic Republic will retain in a new deal.
Michael Adler, a longtime reporter for Agence France-Presse, is currently a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center and is writing a book on Iran’s nuclear diplomacy, which he has covered for most of this decade.
By Wednesday night, it was clear that no headway had been made between Iran and the West, reports Michael Adler from Geneva.
As Iran and the West launch their latest nuclear talks, relations are at their warmest in decades. Michael Adler reports from Geneva on what Rouhani and Obama want.
Six-party negotiators hit up against Tehran’s insistence of its right to enrich uranium. By Michael Adler.
Previous negotiations over Iran’s alleged pursuit of nuclear weapons have ended in failure. This time around, a diplomatic breakthrough is possible, but it won’t happen overnight.
After a year-and-a-half hiatus, Iran and the P5 plus 1 nations held promising nuclear talks in Istanbul. While the meeting was “constructive,” the real work is yet to come, writes Michael Adler from Istanbul. Plus, R.M. Schneiderman talks to Iranian human-rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi.
Expectations are low in Istanbul. But the chance to keep talking is a sign of hope. By Michael Adler.
Washington hopes upcoming P5-plus-1 talks restart diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear program, but expectations are low. By Michael Adler.
The head of the U.N.’s nuclear agency says it will demand Iran allow access to a key military site—even if it escalates tensions.
Israel and the U.S. have agreed to stick with sanctions as the only leverage against Iran for now, while Iran, bowing to international pressure, agrees to talks and perhaps the presence of U.N. inspectors at the disputed Parchin military testing center.