The new nuclear talks with Iran seem to be reflecting a new direction for the Islamic Republic under Hassan Rowhani and a new openness from the US and Europe to a reasonable compromise. The unhappy parties are Israel and Saudi Arabia, but at least for now, they are not able to scuttle the hope for a resolution. Some of what this theater demonstrates is the obvious fact to anyone who has been paying attention for the past fifteen years: the entire issue of an Iranian bomb has been phony. I explain this week in Souciant.
Dismantling the Target
October 18, 2013 by Mitchell Plitnick
Posted in Iran | Tagged Ali Khameini, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, CIA, Geneva, Hassan Rouhani, International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Juan Cole, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, P5+1, People's Mujahedin of Iran, Persian Gulf, Prince Turki bin Faisal al Saud, Saudi Arabia, Shah Reza Pahlavi, Trita Parsi, United States | Leave a Comment
Do you need an expert speaker on Israel-Palestine, the history of the conflict, the US-Israel relationship, the different sectors of the peace movement, and many other topics related to Israel-Palestine?
Use the contact form here to contact me to speak to your group, on your panel or at your event.
Follow me on TwitterMy Tweets
- Understanding the UN Settlements Resolution
- Nominee For US Ambassador to Israel Should Raise Alarm Bells For Everyone
- How Peace Can Survive Trump and Bibi
- Prospects for Peace: Obama’s Last Stand and Opportunities in the New Administration
- Can A New Democratic Party Rise From the Ashes of Clinton’s Defeat?