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  1. Back to the Drawing Board on Iran

    Private Viewpoints August 20, 2021 Shifting course to a better Iran policy is more critical than ever in the wake of Biden’s botched Afghanistan withdrawal, as Tehran and other adversaries will exploit the U.S. power vacuum. This will be bitter medicine f ...

  2. Behind the Scenes of a Tumultuous Relationship: The United States and Iran

    Discussion with Kenneth Pollack and Suzanne Maloney Private Viewpoints November 8, 2005 MS. MALONEY: Before we begin, I'd like to remind you that today's session will be considered on the record. I'd also like to ask you to please turn off ...

  3. Beyond Arms Embargo, Obstacles Remain to Iran’s Acquisition of Russian Weapons

    Private Viewpoints October 15, 2020 On Oct. 18, the U.N. conventional arms embargo on Iran will expire despite the Trump administration’s numerous attempts to extend the embargo and induce “snap back” provisions. Russia has made its categorical rejection  ...

  4. Beyond Borders: The Expansionist Ideology of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

    Private Viewpoints February 4, 2020 Unlike the Iranian army that protects Iran’s borders, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is mandated by Iran’s constitution to pursue “an ideological mission of jihad in God’s way; that is extending sovereignt ...

  5. Beyond Iran: The Risk of a Nuclearizing Middle East

    Private Viewpoints February 9, 2005 Implications surrounding Iran’s nuclear program and possibility of nuclear proliferation by Iran’s neighbors. Beyond Iran: The Risk of a Nuclearizing Middle East Nuclear Mustafa Kibaroglu The Washington Institute for Ne ...

  6. BICOM Briefing: Hezbollah's Precision Missile Project

    Private Viewpoints February 1, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY European countries have been critical of Iranian missile tests but a more urgent and alarming regional threat is Iran’s project to upgrade Hezbollah missiles into precision guided missiles. These would ...

  7. Blocking the Bomb: Can Middle Eastern Nuclear Designs be Stopped?

    AIPAC Policy Conference with Ariel Levite and Paula DeSutter Private Viewpoints May 16, 2004 MR.: (In progress)-- this forum is on the weapons proliferation, weapons of mass destruction proliferation in the Middle East. Those of you who know me, and have ...

  8. Breaking Up and Reorienting Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program

    Private Viewpoints October 29, 2018 New documentation seized by Israel from the Iranian “Nuclear Archive” shows that in mid-2003, Iran was making decisions about how to decentralize and disperse the elements of its nuclear weaponization program, the AMAD ...

  9. Can a Credible Nuclear Breakout Time with Iran Be Restored?

    Private Viewpoints June 24, 2021 The Iranian presidential election unsurprisingly resulted in victory for Ebrahim Raisi, reportedly the favorite of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei. Raisi’s election could clear a domestic Iranian political obstac ...

  10. Carrots for Iran? Lessons from Libya

    Private Viewpoints December 16, 2004 This first part of a two-part series on diplomacy surrounding the Iranian nuclear program looks at U.S.-European relations. The second part, to appear in a future PolicyWatch, will discuss the role of the permanent fiv ...

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