Iranian Nuclear Game Timeline

Apr 01 2016

U.S.: Iran Will Need Time To Reintegrate Into The Global Economy, Obama Says

U.S. President Barack Obama said the Iranian nuclear deal has been largely successful but it will take time for Iran to reintegrate into the global economy, Reuters reported April 1.
Mar 31 2016

Iran's Guard Stays Up in the Face of Reform

The last-minute cancellation of a state visit to Austria highlights a recurring problem facing economic reform efforts in Iran.
Mar 10 2016

Why Weak States Test Powerful Weapons

The strategies of Iran and North Korea differ, but the motivation behind the strategies — the preservation of national security — is the same.
Mar 09 2016

Iran: U.S. To Take Action If Missile Tests Confirmed, Biden Says

The United States would take action against Iran if long-range ballistic missile tests Tehran said it carried out were confirmed, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said March 9, AFP reported.
Feb 24 2016

In Iran, Political Change at a Measured Pace

Ahead of elections, even conservative candidates are adopting the language of economic reform.
Feb 24 2016

Saudi Friendship Comes at a Cost

The kingdom wants to make sure its checkbook diplomacy is yielding the desired results.
Feb 08 2016

Iran's Duplicitous Nuclear Strategy

Satellite imagery obtained by Stratfor illustrates Tehran's efforts to hide activity that could be related to its nuclear program.
Feb 04 2016

In Iran, Election Season Rhetoric Heats Up

The Islamic Republic's supreme leader weighed in against the country's reformists, who are likely to face reversals in February elections.
Jan 27 2016

Iran: First Post-Sanctions Crude Shipments Set Sail

Iran's first shipments of crude oil since the lifting of sanctions two weeks ago departed from the country's main oil terminal for Japan and China on Jan. 27, an unnamed Iranian Oil Ministry official said, Kyodo reported.
Jan 22 2016

A Sunni Alliance Creates Strange Bedfellows

Turkey has to officially recognize the government in Cairo if Egypt is to be a part of the Saudi-led coalition.
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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