Nuclear Issue

  • 2023-03-03

    Rafael Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), arrived in Tehran on Friday with the goal of addressing Iran’s nuclear program.

  • 2023-02-17

    Elsewhere in their statement, Raisi and Xi reiterated their firm support for the establishment of a Middle East free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. They highlighted the role of the NPT Review Conference in forcing Israel to join the treaty and placing all its nuclear facilities under the IAEA supervision.

  • 2023-01-22

    Iranian Parliament had a busy day on Sunday, with a lineup of high-level Iranian officials taking part in closed sessions to discuss the European Parliament’s resolution on the IRGC, which called on the European Council to list the IRGC and its affiliates as a terrorist group. 

  • 2023-01-19

    (The Institute for National Security Studies; Tel Aviv University) INSS researcher Amb. Shimon Stein responds to remarks by INSS Managing Director Maj. Gen. (res.) Tamir Hayman on confronting the Iranian nuclear threat

  • 2023-01-16

    With talks over reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal hanging in the balance, major European powers has doubled down on their dependence on the United States. Relations between Iran and Europe, particularly the three European signatories to the 2015 Iran deal -France, Germany, and the UK (E3)- are deteriorating as a result of hostile measures taken by the E3 over the last few months.

  • 2023-01-14

    Considering the difficulty of disrupting Iran’s drone program through economic sanctions and export controls, the United States would do well to adopt a new strategy.

  • 2022-12-30

    In an exclusive interview for Al Mayadeen English, the advisor to the Iranian delegation in Vienna Seyed Mohammad Marandi touches on a myriad of issues that led to the stalling of the talks, mainly the destructive US approach all along.

  • 2022-12-22

    This incisive article by William Arkin summarizes the key elements of America’s nuclear doctrine, formulated both before and in the immediate wake of September 11, 2001. […] The Bush administration, in a secret policy review completed early this year, has ordered the Pentagon to draft contingency plans for the use of nuclear weapons against at least seven countries, naming not only Russia and the “axis of evil”–Iraq, Iran, and North Korea–but also China, Libya and Syria. In addition, the U.S. Defense Department has been told to prepare for the possibility that nuclear weapons may be required in some future Arab-Israeli crisis. And, it is to develop plans for using nuclear weapons to retaliate against chemical or biological attacks, as well as “surprising military developments” of an unspecified nature.

  • 2022-12-20

    President Biden said on the sidelines of a Nov. 4 election rally that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is “dead,” but stressed the U.S. won’t formally announce it, according to a new video that surfaced on social media late Monday.

  • 2022-12-20

    The advisor to the Iranian delegation negotiating the nuclear file says the negotiations between Tehran and the IAEA indicate a possible solution, but the decision is political.