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July 15, 2015

15 July: Tom Wilson discusses Iran deal on BBC Persia

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

In the long term, building a bomb will be easier for Iran

Originally published in the Jewish Chronicle Online
This deal could be one of the most calamitous things to have happened in the Middle East for generations. While it slows Iran’s progress to the bomb temporarily, it establishes a deeply flawed system …

Posted in Iran, Media Centre, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
July 14, 2015

Analysts Have Mixed Reaction to Iran Nuclear Deal

Originally published in Voice of America
Iran and major world powers have reached a long-sought deal to scale back Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for relaxing the sanctions that have devastated its economy. Reactions to the deal vary wildly. Some say …

Posted in Iran, Media Centre, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons

The Iranian regime is anti-Western and anti-Semitic. Can we really trust its nuclear deal?

Originally published in The Spectator
It is often said that British ambition and influence in the world are on the wane. But there can be few greater demonstrations of this than our country’s lack of attention to one of the biggest …

Posted in Iran, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
July 8, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Assessing the Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: Proliferation, Regional Dynamics and International Security’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

‘Assessing the Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: Proliferation, Regional Dynamics and International Security’

SPEAKERS: 
Emanuele Ottolenghi
Senior Fellow
Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Washington, DC
Jane Kinninmont
Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme
Chatham House
Sohrab Ahmari
Editorial-Page Writer
The Wall Street Journal
Tom Wilson
Resident Associate Fellow at the Centre for the New Middle …

Posted in Event, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons
June 25, 2015

The View from Tehran: Iranian Leaders’ Perspectives on the International Framework Agreement

Discrepancies between the Iranian and American versions of April’s nuclear framework agreement abound, while some Iranian leaders have even categorically denied the validity of the US State Department fact sheet on the framework. With less than a week to go …

Posted in Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Publication, Spotlight
June 14, 2015

Dr Alan Mendoza explains why we still need a nuclear deterrent on BBC Big Questions

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Media Centre, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons
May 29, 2015

Military inspections must be a non-negotiable part of Iran’s nuclear deal

Originally published in The Spectator
It is probably safe to say that the negotiations with Iran aren’t going very well. As the 30 June deadline for a final agreement looms America’s top negotiator Wendy Sherman has just announced that she will resign shortly …

Posted in Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight
May 14, 2015

Audio: ‘Beyond the Nuclear: Iran’s Global Ambitions’

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Posted in Energy Security, Event Audio, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

Event Transcript: ‘Beyond the Nuclear: Iran’s Global Ambitions’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Iran, Nuclear Weapons
April 10, 2015

Analysts: Iran Deal Offers Chance to Rehabilitate Foreign Relations

Originally published in Voice of America
The tentative framework on Iran’s nuclear program agreed to this month is in renewed doubt over when Western sanctions should be lifted. But many analysts say the progress made offers an opportunity for both Tehran …

Posted in Iran, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Syria, Yemen

10 April: Davis Lewin discusses Iran nuclear program on Voice of America

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security
April 9, 2015

The Iran Nuclear Framework Proposals

At this crucial juncture in Western diplomacy with Iran’s Islamic regime, a timely new HJS briefing shows that it is misleading to speak of a single framework that came out of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations concluded on 2 April. Since …

Posted in Briefing, Defence, European Union, Iran, Islamism, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Spotlight

Iran framework agreement presents serious risks with deep disparities in interpretation, finds new HJS briefing

At this crucial juncture in Western diplomacy with Iran’s Islamic regime, a timely new HJS briefing shows that it is misleading to speak of a single framework that came out of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations concluded on 2 April. Since …

Posted in France, Iran, Islamism, Nuclear Weapons, Press Release, United States
March 5, 2015

Was Netanyahu’s message worth the diplomatic damage it caused?

Originally published in The Spectator
For weeks before his plane set off for Washington, Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress was exhaustingly analysed here in DC. Did Speaker Boehner adequately notify the White House about the invitation? How angry was …

Posted in Defence, Iran, Israel, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, United States
January 20, 2015

The Arms Race

This is the fourth in a series of guest publications and translations which The Henry Jackson Society is producing by arrangement with Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty.   This publication was written by Vladimir Voronov, a Russian investigative journalist, …

Posted in Defence, Nuclear Weapons, RFE/RL Translations, Russia, Spotlight
January 6, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Practical Parameters of a Credible Agreement: An Insider’s View of the Iranian Nuclear Challenge’

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Posted in Defence, Event Transcript, Iran, Middle East, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons
November 4, 2014

Event Summary: ‘’Practical Parameters of a Credible Agreement: An Insider’s View of the Iranian Nuclear Challenge’

This is a summary of an event with Dr. Olli Heinonen, Former Deputy Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), chaired by John Woodcock MP. It reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of The Henry Jackson …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Iran, Middle East, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons
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