Wilson Center News

Iran and the Bomb: Why the U.S. Can’t Ride the Iranian Tiger

May 01, 2015
"The Obama Administration believes it can use a nuclear agreement with Iran to ride and even domesticate the Persian tiger, harnessing its expansionist instincts to serve American interests. That’s not likely," writes Aaron David Miller.

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Latest IAEA Report Reveals Iran May Have Relied on Foreign Expertise in Nuclear Experiments

Sep 15, 2008
The latest report on Iran by the IAEA, the UN nuclear watchdog, says that Iran continues to stonewall its investigation into possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear work and suggests Iran may have relied on foreign expertise in experimentation with a hemispherical high explosive charge "suitable for an implosion type nuclear device."

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.