Iranian Nuclear Game Timeline

Jul 06 2015

Iran: Agreement Reached On Parallel Steps To Lift Sanctions, Curb Nuclear Development

Iran and the P5+1 group of international negotiators approved the concept of parallel steps to lift sanctions on Iran while Tehran limits its nuclear program, an unnamed senior source in the Iranian delegation said July 6, Sputnik reported.
Jul 05 2015

U.S.: Iran Nuclear Deal Possible By Deadline, Secretary of State Says

An Iranian nuclear agreement is possible by the July 7 deadline if Iran makes the "hard choices" necessary, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said July 5, Reuters reported.
Jul 03 2015

U.S., Iran: Kerry, Zarif To Discuss Obstacles

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif will meet in Vienna on July 3 to discuss points of contention that prevented nuclear negotiators from meeting a June 30 deadline, VOA News reported.
Jul 02 2015

Iran: Tehran Meets Nuclear Commitment, IAEA Report Says

Yukiya Amano, the director general of the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency, met with the secretary general of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, in Tehran on July 2 in effort to find solutions to outstanding issues in the ongoing nuclear talks, IRNA reported.
Jul 01 2015

Dead Lines for Iran and Greece

An extension of Iran's nuclear talks will complicate, but not end, negotiations, while Greece's missed debt repayment deadline will have heavier consequences.
Jun 28 2015

Iran: Nuclear Negotiations May Go Beyond Deadline, Officials Say

The six world powers seeking to negotiate a nuclear agreement with Iran plan to carry on negotiating beyond a June 30 deadline, a senior U.S. official said June 28, Reuters reported.
Jun 24 2015

Tehran Must Balance Negotiations and Upcoming Elections

The course of nuclear negotiations — with a deal expected before the end of the year — will affect how Iran's citizens vote in February 2016 elections.
May 31 2015

Iran: Negotiators To Discuss Solutions To Western Demand For Nuclear Inspections

Iran will discuss solutions to Western demands that it allow U.N. inspectors access to military sites and nuclear scientists, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said May 31, Reuters reported.
May 31 2015

Iran: Six World Powers Agree On Way To Snapback U.N. Sanctions

Six world powers agreed on a way to restore U.N. sanctions on Iran if the country breaks the terms of a future nuclear deal, Western officials said May 31, Reuters reported.
May 30 2015

Iran: U.S. Secretary Of State Meets With Iranian Foreign Minister

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on May 30 in Geneva to discuss remaining points of contention ahead of a June 30 nuclear deal headline, Reuters reported.
May 13 2015

In Sochi, U.S.-Russia Negotiations Remain Inconclusive

The United States may find room for compromise on Middle East issues, but Russia is still vulnerable when it comes to defending its periphery.
Apr 28 2015

Why Some Sea Incidents Are More Important Than Others

Geography and politics made Iran's seizure of a ship more noteworthy than a possible confrontation between Finland and Russia.
Overview

Headlines about Iran’s nuclear program focus mostly on the offensive threat to Israel, but Tehran’s long-term goal is actually to develop a
defensive nuclear program. Despite attracting economic sanctions and a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf, Iran’s nuclear weapons program has fostered ongoing talks with the West and has proved useful in competitions with regional rivals.

Key Analysis

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Dead Lines for Iran and Greece

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