P5+1

Will Congress Help Trump Kill the Iran Deal?

October 9, 2017

President Trump is just days away from his expected decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, leaving the deal — and a whole lot more — in the hands of Congress, says scholar William Beeman

The Real News on the Middle East

March 28, 2017
After the P5+1 nuclear deal made it difficult for the Israeli government to continue to appeal to the right-wing through casting Iran as the bogeyman, depicting BDS as a ‘delegitimization’ campaign became its next means of generating fear and paranoia among voters, says journalist Richard Silverstein

Iran Nuclear Negotiations Remain Deadlocked, Receive 4-Month Extension

July 21, 2014

Gareth Porter: Iran has indicated it’s willing to draw down its enriched uranium stockpile, which could make a nuclear deal with the P5+1 within reach

The Porter Report

July 11, 2014
Gareth Porter: U.S. remains unwilling to compromise with Iran on the number of centrifuges

Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 10, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: The Iranian nuclear program is a distraction from the larger issues which face P5+1 nations and Iran, as well as the anti-democratic interests of Saudi Arabia and Israel in the region

Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and the Collapsing Free Syrian Army

December 13, 2013

Omar Dahi tells Paul Jay that there is widespread belief among many Syrians that Geneva II is going to be a way to preserve the Syrian state and create a front for fighting al-Qaeda

Former IAEA Inspector: Iran's Nuclear Program Now Consistent with Peaceful Purposes

November 24, 2013
Former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley says Israel’s criticism of agreement is unwarranted as it does not observe the non-proliferation treaty itself

US & Iran Relations

November 18, 2013
Vijay Prashad: International pressure should continue to mount on France after they thwarted efforts to reach consensus in the last meeting.

Former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley on the IAEA and Iran

November 11, 2013
Former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley examines what the IAEA already knows about Iran’s nuclear program and debunks myths and misconceptions.

No Substantial Iran Negotiations Possible Without Offer of a Suspension of Sanctions

April 22, 2013

Lawrence Wilkerson: If the US is serious about negotiating with Iran it must offer a suspension of sanctions and a permanent end to sanctions once safeguards are in place – Iran has to come forward and tell the IAEA everything about the past and present of their nuclear program