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How We'll Know if Iran Nuclear Talks Are Working

How We'll Know if Iran Nuclear Talks Are Working

Author: Monica Amarelo

Type: Release


(WASHINGTON DC) Today in Geneva, the world powers have revived talks with Iran on its controversial nuclear program for the first time in more than a year. Tehran says it is interested in engagement but continues to produce enriched uranium, which could power nuclear reactors or nuclear weapons. 

In the wake of the UN Security Council's latest round of crippling sanctions on Iran this summer, the U.S. clearly believes that it has Iran on the run and plans to press its advantage. But this could be a mistake if it means missing, or even delaying, the fuel swap. 

Read the article in The Atlantic here

Read the latest FAS analysis about Iran on the SSP Blog

To interview Dr. Ivan Oelrich or Ivanka Barzashka, please contact Monica Amarelo at 202-454-4680 or [email protected].

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