Center for Strategic Communication

Iran Negotiations – Why Now?

Yesterday, July 28, Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.) published an op-ed in Huffington Post describing why now is the right time to cooperate with Iran, especially when the country has been supporting Hezbollah and the Assad regime in Syria.  He began by suggesting that...

What We Are Reading…July 28, 2014

Downing of MH17 jet in Ukraine ‘may be war crime’ – UN BBC News “This violation of international law, given the prevailing circumstances, may amount to a war crime,” Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said of the downing of MH17.   U.S. releases...

Successes of the Joint Plan of Action (JPOA)

Yesterday, July 23, the U.S. Department of State issued a press release regarding the JPOA’s success in halting Iran’s nuclear program. The results show that Iran has carried out their commitments in the interim agreement and has taken steps to address the...

What We Are Reading…July 21, 2014

What We Are Reading West still struggles to cut feared bomb risk in Iran nuclear talks Fredrik Dahl and Louis Charbonneau / Reuters Major powers appear to have made only limited headway in making sure Iran will not be able to build an atomic bomb any time soon,...

Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks

On Friday, July 18th, Secretary of State and former ASP board member John Kerry issued a press statement extending the deadline for a comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. The deadline has been extended until November 24th, exactly one year since the...