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An Iran Deal Buy-In for Russia?

Mark Hibbs | Jan 03, 2013 | Relevancy Score: 6945.35

…but my thoughts keep returning to the potential for nuclear cooperation between Iran and Russia. Were a comprehensive P5+1 Iran deal to include a Russo-Iranian agreement on nuclear cooperation, that…


Who Wants Diplomacy on Iran?

Mark Hibbs | Dec 01, 2011 | Relevancy Score: 5472.09

…Amorim, who was Brazil’s foreign minister when the Brazil-Turkey-Iran diplomacy was happening, related that after the US had prompted Brazil to make this deal with Iran and Iran agreed, the…


Reconverting Iran’s U3O8 to UF6

Mark Hibbs | Apr 27, 2013 | Relevancy Score: 5472.09

…the facts on the ground in Iran–or not. Advocates of stepped-up diplomacy with Iran argue that Iran, by not accumulating 20%-enriched EUP from the Fordo enrichment plant as UF6 but…


Handling Iran’s Weaponization File

Mark Hibbs | Jan 20, 2014 | Relevancy Score: 4910.85

…to curb Iran’s nuclear program would face ever-greater pressure to lift sanctions, fortifying Iran’s resolve to resist long-term limits on sensitive nuclear activities. Ultimately, according to this dusky scenario, Iran


Iran in Geo

Jeffrey Lewis | Apr 04, 2022 | Relevancy Score: 4910.85

…by March 2026 illustrates the steep programmatic and technical challenges Iran faces in achieving its ambitious space goals. According to Iranian officials, Iran’s progression for placing a satellite in GEO…


The IAEA after the Iran Deal

Mark Hibbs | Dec 03, 2013 | Relevancy Score: 4419.77

…for verification of nuclear-related measures” called for by Iran and the powers. The deal establishes a Joint Commission that will consist of representatives from the powers and Iran to “monitor…


Guest post: Halloween comes early for the Iran Deal

Joshua Pollack | Oct 12, 2017 | Relevancy Score: 4349.61

…physical security provided by Iran’s compliance with “the letter” of the deal. Exorcising “the spirit” of the Iran Deal Sahil V. Shah Discussions surrounding “the spirit” of the JCPOA (Iran


Revisiting Enrichment for Bushehr

Mark Hibbs | Jul 12, 2014 | Relevancy Score: 4279.46

…what’s in Iran’s Additional Protocol (AP-plus measures would be developed in part from what the IAEA learned from Iran about its nuclear weapons-related capabilities), the more centrifuges Iran would be…



Greg | Oct 04, 2015 | Relevancy Score: 4209.3

…  Iran‘s New Space Launcher: Zoljanah February 18, 2021 Iran unveiled a new (mostly) solid-propellant space launcher, the Zoljanah! But it looks….different than the other space launchers. Besides having…


IAEA Inspectors’ Risk in Iran

Mark Hibbs | Aug 20, 2012 | Relevancy Score: 4209.3

Iran might signal to Iran that an attack was imminent. It’s inconceivable that the IAEA would not do everything possible to get personnel out of Iran prior to a surprise…