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Where Does Nuclear Diplomacy Stand Now?

In this interview, Iran nuclear expert Michael Adler describes the outcome of the latest P5+1 talks in Kazakhstan.

'Little Value' in UN Peace Plan

Wilson Center President, Director, and CEO Jane Harman says offering asylum to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - similar to the plan offered to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh - would be her preferred solution to the crisis.

Bibi Trapped

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces the prospect of being ensnared in traps that will limit his room to maneuver and undermine Israel's interests, writes Aaron David Miller.

A View from the Region: Different Perspectives on Israel's War with Lebanon's Hizbullah

Former and current Wilson Center scholars and speakers examine the war and its implications from the perspective of Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Turkey and the United States.

New Offer to Iran Doesn't Look Like a Breakthrough; West Should Bend a Bit

The United States and its five negotiating partners can't decide how far to go in trying to entice Iran and time presses as Iran continues to amass significant nuclear stockpiles and capabilities, writes Iran Nuclear Expert Michael Adler.

Can the EU Oil Embargo Bring Iran Back to the Bargaining Table?

As nuclear talks with Iran remained deadlocked, the EU confirmed plans for a full embargo of Iranian crude oil exports commencing July 1. Will these sanctions force Iran back to the bargaining table? Michael Adler explains the latest developments.

The Iran Primer: Power, Politics and U.S. Policy

The Woodrow Wilson Center and the United States Institute of Peace announce the release of The Iran Primer: Power, Politics and U.S. Policy, an unprecedented project by 50 of the world's top scholars on Iran, edited by USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright.

Iran after Ahmadinejad: What to Expect From the Presidential Election

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has called on all Iranians to vote in Friday's elections. Last minute changes to the field of candidates and new endorsements for moderate candidate, Hassan Rouhani, have created “buzz” according to a journalist in Tehran. Will this late excitement have an impact on voter turnout, and more importantly, on the actual outcome? To gain insight into the field of candidates and the forces influencing the election, we spoke with the Wilson Center’s Middle East Program Director, Haleh Esfandiari.

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