FPI presents a collection of our recent publications on Iran to provide further context to ongoing nuclear negotiations.

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FPI's Tzvi Kahn examines what U.S. officials have said on Iran — and what we know now.

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FPI's David Adesnik and Evan Moore outline an agenda for renewing the Transatlantic Alliance

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FPI's Ellen Bork: US should uphold its committment to hold China responsible to its promises on Hong Kong

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Overnight Brief

July 2, 2015

Iran talks could stall over access to scientists, sites

US gives IAEA big role in Iran deal (WSJ sub)

ICYMI: FPI Resources on the Iranian nuclear negotiations

FPI’s Kirchick: US never asked Gross about Cuban imprisonment

WaPo: Cuba continues repression despite Obama’s engagement

Ukraine says Russian generals lead separatists

Pentagon releases new National Military Strategy

Assad’s torture machine on display in Congress

Jihadist attacks on Egypt grow fiercer

China makes rapid progress on reclaimed islands’ facilities

US, Venezuela launch quiet diplomacy to end acrimony

Heinrichs: Time to get serious about nuclear deterrence


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James Kirchick | July 1, 2015

After spending more than five years in a Cuban jail, former USAID contractor Alan Gross is probably in possession of a lot of information that the United States government would like to know. How did Cuban officials become aware of his work bringing internet access to the island’s tiny Jewish community? What were the conditions like inside the Valla Marista prison, where he was held?

Evan Moore | June 22, 2015

The successful airstrike against Nasser al-Wuhayshi—the leader of al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen and the second-in-command of the overall organization—is a commendable and important victory in the War on Terror.  However, this type of tactical success will not translate into enduring gains against Islamist extremism absent a coherent U.S. strategy to deny terrorist groups a territorial safe haven.

David Adesnik | June 19, 2015

Is defense the first priority of the Federal government, or is it a responsibility to be deferred until an array of domestic concerns is taken care of? This is the fundamental question at the heart of the defense budget showdown that is playing itself out in the Senate.


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