Jay Solomon is an adjunct fellow at The Washington Institute.
Articles & Testimony
For two decades and running, diplomatic efforts have noticeably omitted the regional states most directly in the line of Tehran’s fire, including Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.
President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to re-enter the international nuclear agreement with Iran upon taking office in January. The JCPOA would then serve as the baseline from which to build out a broader compact with Tehran aimed, he has said, at rolling back the country’s ballistic missile capabilities and support for Middle East militias and terrorist organizations. For Biden’s broader plan to work, however, the U.S. needs to fundamentally alter the structure of the diplomacy it has pursued with Tehran for the past two decades...