Category: Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif before a meeting in Geneva January 14, 2015. Zarif said on Wednesday that his meeting with Kerry was important to see if progress could be made in narrowing differences on his country's disputed nuclear program.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4LDZW

New Year, New Iran Sanctions

At the end of 2013, shortly after a temporary deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief was signed, a bill was introduced that would have increased sanctions on Iran. At the beginning of 2015, after failing to advance the previous year’s sanctions bill, and […]

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Diplomacy Prevails

Yesterday, the peace movement won its biggest victory in recent memory. In a 58-42 vote, opponents of the nuclear deal with Iran failed to garner the 60 votes necessary to end debate and move to a final vote on a resolution disapproving of the deal. The vote means […]