Publications

  • Why Rouhani Could Walk Away

    Why Rouhani Could Walk Away

    While all indications show that the public supports a deal, a new poll by the University of Maryland may shed light on the thinking behind Iran’s negotiating position, but also explain why the Rouhani government may think it can live with a no-deal scenario. The poll shows that the Iranian… Read More »
  • A Win-Win Deal is Within Reach for the U.S. and Iran

    A Win-Win Deal is Within Reach for the U.S. and Iran

    “As political directors from the P5+1 and Iran reconvene in New York this week, now is the time for both sides to exhibit the political will and courage to reach the necessary compromises to get an agreement. Whatever the political costs of diplomatic compromise, they pale in comparison to the… Read More »
  • Yahoo Reinstates Email for Iranians

    Yahoo Reinstates Email for Iranians

      Washington, DC – Beginning late last week, Yahoo made good on its May promise to reinstate the ability for Iranians to create email accounts.    Yahoo is the top email provider for Iranians; however, a policy change in late […] Read More »
  • Kirk-Rubio Bill Would Undermine Human Rights in Iran, Torpedo Nuclear Talks

    Kirk-Rubio Bill Would Undermine Human Rights in Iran, Torpedo Nuclear Talks

    A new Senate bill that purports to support human rights in Iran would actually ratchet up broad sanctions on the Iranian population, bolster Iranian hardliners, and even directly target some Iranian human rights defenders.  Following the thwarted effort to pass […] Read More »

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