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How Russia Can Ease Assad Out

How Russia Can Ease Assad Out

By negotiating Assad's exit from Syria, Moscow could help to end the violence and bloodshed, and "reset" world perceptions of Russia, writes Wilson Center President Jane Harman in The Washington Post.

Women and Change in the Middle East

In this conference, speakers discussed progress toward the empowerment of women in the Middle East and North Africa. The first panel examined the status of women in a select number of countries in the region, focusing on women's rights and civil society, and examining developments in women's political participation and legal rights. The second panel focused on the experiences of women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution.

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.

Small Surprise in UN Nuclear Report on Iran

The UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) issued today a long expected report on Iran and another on Syria. Public Policy Scholar Michael Adler comments on the reports.

Iran Asserts Right to Enrichment as Baghdad Six Party Talks End

“Significant differences remain,” yet recent talks between major world powers and Tehran have at least set the stage for a second and hopefully more productive meeting slated for mid-June in Moscow. Both sides “want to make progress, and there is some common ground,” European foreign-policy representative Catherine Ashton said, following no agreement last week in Baghdad.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Sanctions Would Kill Nuclear Deal

In a wide-ranging interview with TIME in Tehran on Dec. 7, Distinguished Scholar Robin Wright interviewed Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif about how the Geneva nuclear deal came together, how the government has to appear to Iran’s own parliament not to undermine the interim pact, and how any new sanctions passed by the United States Congress would kill the deal.

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