Given Iran's hegemonic history under the Safavids, the Shah, and the mullahs alike, Washington should not expect the regime to compromise its principles any time soon.
Interviews and Presentations
Important questions remain about the framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program, such as how Iran will dispose of centrifuges and enriched uranium that would be eliminated under the deal.
Maps & Graphics
Click to download high-resolution map [PDF] This map adapted from information contained in Nuclear Iran: A Glossary.
Articles & Op-Eds
Although Ayatollah Khamenei and the Revolutionary Guard oppose nuclear inspections, President Obama should stand tough because transparency is the only way to make the deal work.
Whether by advocating careful congressional action or simply waiting until a new administration is in place, those who question the president's apparent Iran strategy will have several means of correcting course once an agreement is signed.