What are the regional perceptions of Iran's nuclear program? Are the Gulf States obsessed with breakout times and the Arak reactor, or are their concerns more political in nature? Is the United States doing enough to reassure its Gulf Allies about the nuclear negotiations with Iran? Do the Gulfees actually Continue →
By Daryl G. Kimball
Officials involved in the high-stakes negotiations aimed at reaching a comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program report limited progress after the latest round of meetings in New York.
Both sides, the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and Iran, say that the Continue →
Congratulations to the President of the Council for a Livable World, Gary H. Collins, on the release of his novel, The Last Election: A Novel of Politics.
Race, class and politics intersect in this contemporary David vs. Goliath tale set against the backdrop of Connecticut politics. Income inequality Continue →
This week, Western leaders are meeting with their Iranian counterparts on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting. The two sides are in the final stretch of nuclear negotiations, with two months to go until the November 24th extended deadline.
Although ISIS may overshadow these continued Continue →
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Achieving progress this Continue →
September 25, 2014 | Edited by Will Saetren
Obama at UN - “America is pursuing a diplomatic resolution to the Continue →
For those seeking relief from the news coming out of Syria, Iraq, and Libya, I highly recommend watching The Wind and the Lion, a 1975 flick by John Milius. Sean Connery, at the peak of his powers, plays Mulai Ahmed er Rasuli, an untamed tribal of the Rift, who spirits Continue →
This week, as the UN General Assembly gets under way, our P5+1 diplomats are back to the negotiating table with Iran to talk centrifuges, uranium enrichment, and maybe a little PMD. The parties are hard at work as they try to nail down a comprehensive, long-term deal before the November Continue →
Last week House Defense Appropriations rejected part of a reprogramming request from the Pentagon that would have funded, among other things, 8 additional F-35s and 21 Apache helicopters using money from the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) account.
In a letter to Pentagon Comptroller Mike McCord, Panel chairman Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Continue →
Last week, Dr. Lassina Zerbo, the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBO), paid a visit to us at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.
Dr. Jeffrey Lewis took advantage of Dr. Zerbo’s visit to stop by the Digital Learning Commons and record a special podcast. Drs. Lewis and Continue →
By Kelsey Davenport
In a Sept. 19 letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, 31 Continue →