Tag: Iran nuclear deal

Russia, Iran, And Nuclear Proliferation – Interpreter Podcast

January 8, 2016

This week Boston College Professor Matt Sienkiewicz is joined by The Interpreter’s managing editor James Miller and journalist David Patrikarakos to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, Russian neo-Eurasianism, North Korea, and the Russia’s role in the Middle East. Additional Reading: – Nuclear Iran: The Birth of an Atomic State – How can we avoid nuclear […]

What’s The Goal Of The Kremlin’s Middle East Gamble?

January 5, 2016

The West has worked with Russia on the Iran nuclear deal, the disposal of chemical weapons in Syria, and the Minsk peace process in Ukraine. But Russia has broken all of its promises. Can we trust them to help bring peace to the Middle East? The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can […]

Sochi and Beyond

May 19, 2015

No sooner did John Kerry leave Sochi than did Moscow announce that it would not support an provision calling for an automatic re-imposition of sanctions on Iran should it violate the treaty now being negotiated with the P5+1 states. A Russian veto would mean that there is no “snapback” provision as President Obama called it. […]

Russia Update: Russia Lifts Ban On S-300 Sale To Iran

April 13, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. UPDATES BELOW Special features: – Alexey Navalny On the Murder of Boris Nemtsov –Theories about Possible Perpetrators of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov –Novaya Gazeta Releases […]

Russia is the Winner, Saudi Arabia and Israel the Losers

November 27, 2013

ITAR-TASS is the Russian state owned media giant, and El Murid is a pro-Kremlin analyst, and this editorial on the Iranian nuclear deal should be read as such. After several somewhat complex paragraphs about the breakdown of the technical aspects of the deal, Murid gets to his real point — America’s allies are weakened by […]