Iran’s Nuclear Program

IranFAS works to provide policy recommendations via objective, scientific and thorough analyses to chart the course for peaceful resolution of the Iranian nuclear crisis. FAS work has focused on costs and risks associated with the nuclear program, enhanced safeguards and uranium enrichment.


2014 November 21: Council on Foreign Relations, “Interview with Chris Bidwell: How To Monitor Iran’s Nuclear Program” 

2014 September 17: Federation of American Scientists Nuclear Verification Capabilities Independent Task Force, “Verification Requirements For A Nuclear Agreement With Iran”

2013 December 11: Al Jazeera America“Congress Should Delay Action On New Sanctions Against Iran”

2013 December 2: Hiroshima Report Blog“Implications Of The Recent Deal With Iran On Getting Controls On Civilian Nuclear Fuel Cycles”

2013 November 12: Al Jazeera America“Iran Is Negotiating With The Wrong U.S. Officials”

2013 October 12: The National Interest“The Siren Song Of Zero Enrichment”

2013 July 30: The Hill“The Making Of An Iraq Sequel With Iran”

2013 July 18: Roll Call“Countering An Iranian Rope-a-Dope”

2013 April: Federation of American Scientists and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, “Iran’s Nuclear Odyssey: Costs and Risks”

2012 November 9: Lobelog“President Obama Has Time to Deal With Iran, If Only He Knew It”  

2012 February 29: CNN – Global Public Square Blog, “Why Iran Sanctions Won’t Work”

2012 January 13: The Atlantic“Killing Iranian Nuclear Scientists Is Counterproductive and Wrong”

2012 January 4: Foreign Policy, “Supreme Loser” 

2011 November 18: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists“Seyed Houssein Mousavian: The West is Pushing Iran in the Wrong Direction”

2011 November 10: The Atlantic, “It’s Not Too Late to Peacefully Keep Iran From the Bomb”

2011 October 26: Huffington Post, “Washington Should Not Let the New Iran Crisis Go To Waste”

2011 October: Federation of American Scientists Special Report, “Towards Enhanced Safeguards For Iran’s Nuclear Program”

2011 September 29: International Herald Tribune“An Iran Offer Worth Considering”

2011 September 13: The Atlantic, “On Iran’s Nuclear Program, Science Contradicts Rhetoric”

2011 September 11: Foreign PolicyWaiting for Bushehr

2011 April 1: The AtlanticWill Fukushima Force Iran to Reconsider Nuclear Program?