Iran Deal: Resources and Analysis

Media Inquiries

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Analysis by CNS Experts

Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, “Understanding the Fuel Cycle in the Iran Agreement,” HDIAC, July 22, 2015.

Philipp C. Bleek, “Iran Deal Buys Time: Now America’s Real Work Begins,” National Interest, July 18, 2015.

Avner Cohen, “Israel Can live with the Iranian nuclear deal, can Netanyahu?” Ha’aretz, July 17, 2015.

Jeffrey Lewis, “Heading off an even bigger problem in Iran,” Boston Globe, July 17, 2015.

Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, “The Science behind the Deal,”, July 14, 2015.

Jeffrey Lewis, “The Great Iranian Low-Enriched Uranium Stockpile Panic,” Foreign Policy, June 4, 2015.

Video and Audio Resources

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Before/After the Iran Deal:
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Podcast: The Science and Public Opinion behind the Iran Deal,” Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress on The Kathleen Dunn Show, Wisconsin Public Radio, July 21, 2015.

Podcast: We have a deal,” Jeffrey Lewis and Aaron Stein, Arms Control Wonk, July 15, 2015.

Podcast: Let’s Grade a Deal (Iran Edition),” Jeffrey Lewis on The Gist with Mike Pesca, July 15, 2015.

Video:Iran Nuclear Deal roundtable discussion,” featuring Jeffrey Knopf, Jeffrey Lewis, Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, and Avner Cohen, April 9, 2015.

Video: Decreasing the Risk of Iran Developing Nuclear Weapons,” lecture by Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, April 23, 2015.

Quotes by CNS Experts

July 28, 2015, “How will Iran’s nuclear deal be policed?Laura Rockwood quoted in the BBC.

July 23, 2015, “Obscure Particle Could Keep Iran Honest in Nuclear Deal,” Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress quoted in Wired.

July 21, 2015, “The Iran nuclear deal has North Korea written all over it,” Jeffrey Lewis interviewed for The World, by Public Radio International.

July 14, 2015, “‘I would give it an A’: Why nuclear experts love the Iran deal,” Jeffrey Lewis interviewed by Vox.

July 16, 2015, “With Iran threat off the table, Israel should resolve Palestinian issue,” Avner Cohen quoted in Al-Monitor.

July 13, 2015: Middle East Arms Race Will Continue after Iran Nuke Deal: Experts,” Avner Cohen and Jessica Varnum quoted by NBC News.

July 13, 2015, “An Iran Nuclear Deal Seems Imminent — And Congress Is Ready to Fight It,” Jeffrey Lewis quoted in VICE News.

July 7, 2015: “Iran nuke talks to drag on through 2nd deadline,” Laura Rockwood interviewed on CBS This Morning.

June 1, 2015: “P5+1 asked to interview Iran’s security council secretary,” Jeffrey Lewis quoted in Al-Monitor.

CNS-NTI Resources for Journalists

Media Inquiries

Ms. Laura Rockwood, Esq., VCDNP Executive Director and former chief counsel at the International Atomic Energy Agency focusing on the negotiation, interpretation, and implementation of IAEA safeguards. [email protected] (located in Vienna, Austria)

Dr. William Potter, CNS Founding Director, with particular expertise on the Nonproliferation Treaty, the Middle East WMD Free Zone, and the politics of the Non-Aligned Movement.[email protected] (Monterey, CA)

Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, East Asia Nonproliferation Program Director, frequent commentator on Iran, open source analysis, and other nonproliferation issues for [email protected]; @ArmsControlWonk (Monterey, CA)

Mr. Leonard Spector, CNS Washington Office Executive Director and former senior National Nuclear Security Administration official, has analyzed measures to address Iran’s past and possible future illicit nuclear and missile procurement activities. [email protected] (Washington DC)

Dr. Avner Cohen, Senior Fellow and Professor of Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, author of Israel and the Bomb and The Worst Kept Secret: Israel’s Bargain with the Bomb, is a widely acclaimed expert on the Israeli nuclear program and nonproliferation issues in the Middle East. [email protected]; @avnercohen123 (Monterey, CA)

Dr. Chen Kane, Acting Director of the Middle East Nonproliferation Program, is the former director of external relations for the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission and recent author of the CNS Occasional Paper, “Planning Ahead: A Blueprint to Negotiate and Implement a Weapon-of-Mass-Destruction-Free Zone in the Middle East.” [email protected]; @ACRSME (Washington, DC)

Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Scientist-in-Residence, can offer a detailed breakdown of the physics behind the deal and the verification mechanisms it includes. He is the primary content provider for the website [email protected]; @ferencdv (Monterey, CA)

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