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  • Arms Control Today
    August 28, 2014

    Iran and six world powers agreed to a four-month extension for negotiations on a comprehensive deal addressing Iran’s nuclear program.

  • Threat Assessment Brief
    August 28, 2014

    As negotiators prepare to resume talks over Iran's nuclear program, they face a formidable task: to bridge the remaining gaps and reach a comprehensive nuclear deal by November 24. Perhaps the most difficult issue Iran and the P5+1 (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States) must resolve is how to define the size and scope of Iran's uranium enrichment program.

  • Fact Sheets & Briefs
    July 23, 2014

    July 2014

  • Fact Sheets & Briefs
    July 23, 2014

    July 2014

  • Press Room
    July 19, 2014

    (Washington/Vienna)--Tonight in Vienna, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif announced that the negotiations between the United States, other great powers, and Iran to resolve concerns about that country's nuclear program will continue for as many as four more months.

  • Press Room
    July 15, 2014

    (VIENNA, AUSTRIA)--With days before their July 20 target date, the negotiating teams of the United States, other great powers, and Iran are working full time on the text of a comprehensive agreement to guard against a nuclear-armed Iran.

  • Arms Control Today
    July 14, 2014

    July 14, 2014

  • Arms Control Today
    July 2, 2014

    Iran and six world powers made progress on a draft nuclear agreement, but significant gaps remain.

  • Arms Control Today
    June 30, 2014

    This month, top diplomats from Iran and six world powers have a historic opportunity to seal a long-sought, long-term comprehensive deal that guards against a nuclear-armed Iran and helps avoid a future military confrontation over its nuclear program.

  • Press Room
    June 26, 2014

    (Washington, D.C.)--In less than one month, negotiators from the United States and its P5+1 partners (China, France, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom) and their Iranian counterparts aim to conclude a historic, multi-year agreement to ensure that Iran's nuclear program is exclusively peaceful.

  • Press Room
    June 9, 2014

    (Washington, D.C.)--A new proposal published today by four Princeton University researchers in the journal Arms Control Today offers possible solutions for how the P5+1 powers (China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and Iran can resolve their differences on one of the most difficult elements in a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear program: limits on uranium-enrichment capacity.

  • Arms Control Today
    June 9, 2014
  • Issue Briefs
    June 4, 2014

    The next test of the U.S. Ground-Based Interceptor (GBI) system will occur "very soon," Admiral James Winnefeld, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said May 28. And if that test is a success, he said, the Pentagon plans to add 14 interceptors to the 30 deployed in Alaska and California by 2017, increasing the total by almost 50 percent. This expansion will cost about $1 billion.

  • Arms Control Today
    June 2, 2014

    Iran provided the International Atomic Energy Agency with details on a detonator that could be used as a trigger in nuclear weapons, the agency said in a report.

  • Arms Control Today
    June 2, 2014

    A long-sought deal between Iran and six world powers on a comprehensive, multiyear agreement to ensure Iran’s nuclear program is exclusively peaceful is within reach if the parties pursue realistic solutions on the major issues. The two sides appear to have found common ground in some areas, such as modifying Iran’s Arak heavy-water reactor to significantly reduce its plutonium output and expanding International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) monitoring.