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  • Bloomberg: Iran Nuclear Talks Deadlocked 48 Hours Before Deadline for Deal

    Bloomberg: Iran Nuclear Talks Deadlocked 48 Hours Before Deadline for Deal

    Reza Marashi, research director of the National Iranian-American Council, said he believes the last-minute intransigence shown by envoys is a tactic. “Both sides have more maneuvering ability in their negotiating position than they are willing to let on, and I think they’re saving this bargaining chip until the very end… Read More »
  • VOA: European Ministers Join Iran Talks in Switzerland

    VOA: European Ministers Join Iran Talks in Switzerland

    Iran wants all the sanctions lifted as quickly as possible after an agreement is reached. The U.N. negotiators insist on a gradual lifting as Iran demonstrates it is complying with its commitments. Analyst Trita Parsi of the National Iranian American Council said Iran will insist on at least some sanctions… Read More »
  • The Hill: Obama’s Big Brain on Iran

    The Hill: Obama’s Big Brain on Iran

    President Obama’s secret weapon in the last days of nuclear negotiations with Iran is Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, a nuclear physicist and the administration’s big brain in the talks. “To a large extent, it was a measure taken since the Iranians brought Salehi to the nuclear talks,” said Trita Parsi,… Read More »
  • PBS NewsHour: What’s Driving Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen?

    PBS NewsHour: What’s Driving Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen?

    Trita Parsi on PBS Newshour: "We’re not going to be able to see any stabilization in ‪‎Syria‬ or in ‪Yemen‬ unless the ‪‎Saudis‬ and the ‪‎Iranians‬ find a way to be able to talk to each other, rather than to fight each other through proxies." Read More »