Dennis Ross, a former special assistant to President Barack Obama, is the counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute.
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Washington can still avoid war, but not unless it balances blandishments and rewards with credible threats.
Is the Biden administration’s strategy on Iran’s nuclear ambitions drifting dangerously from prevention to containment? Reports are cropping up that the administration and the Iranians are discussing new agreements that would, in theory, seek to limit Tehran’s nuclear program. While denying any deals are imminent, a senior administration official acknowledged that there have been indirect talks with the Iranian government in Oman. The Iranians are being less coy. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, formerly the head of the Foreign Policy and National Security Committee in the Iranian parliament, claims that unwritten understandings have already been reached...