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Will Iran Accept Russia’s Ideas for a Middle East Regional Security Process?

Getting Iran to engage on the “plus” of a “JCPOA plus” will be hard, and recent Russian proposals will unlikely convince Tehran.

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The Third Bomb and How to Prevent It

Prospects for a return the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) under the Biden administration against the backdrop of the Abraham Accords.

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Return to the Deal? The New US Administration and the Prospects for the JCPOA

CNS senior non-resident scholar Dr. Notte speaks on the return to the JCPOA at event hosted by the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow.

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Where Are Russia’s Red Lines on Iran’s Nuclear Brinkmanship?

The new US administration intends to revive diplomacy with Iran and return to the 2015 nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA).

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Biden Has a Model for Dealing with Regional Fears of Iranian Missiles and Proxies

The Arms Control and Regional Security working group convened after the 1991 Madrid peace conference failed, but it offers important lessons for today.

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Can Russia Help Biden Get a Comprehensive Agreement with Iran?

Russian competition with Iran in Syria will afford Washington limited opportunities to rely on Russian leverage-plays with Tehran.

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What’s The Deal?

Everything you need to know about the Iranian nuclear deal.

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New Podcast: – The Deal: The story of the Iran nuclear deal

How it came together, how it fell apart, and what that means for the rest of us.

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Have Iran’s Space Ambitions Taken a Worrisome New Turn?

The April 2020 launch may represent a hedging strategy aimed at acquiring long-range ballistic-missile technology.

Iran's Qased SLV launch April 2020.

Iran’s Space Ambitions

Fabian Hinz on Iran’s first successful military satellite launch.