Tag Archives: JCPOA

Iran hopes to stoke fear that its “breakout timing” is shrinking and thereby increase pressure on the Biden administration to reenter the #IranDeal before time runs out

JINSA Iran’s Newest Nuclear Steps Won’t Make Up for Delays Caused by Explosion by Blaise Misztal and Jonathan Ruhe April 15, 2021 Iran’s Newest Nuclear Steps Won’t Make Up for Delays Caused by ExplosionIran has attempted to make up for … Continue reading

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“Israel-US dialogue is necessary about Iran’s nuclear program, since a good agreement with Iran is a clear Israeli interest. But Israel must be prepared with a military option against Iran, as a last resort”

JEWISH INSTITUTE FOR STRATEGY AND SECURITY No Agreement is Better than Another Bad Agreement with Iran by Major General (res.) Yaakov Amidror March 17, 2021 A few days ago, a journalist said to me that “Israel must realize that ultimately … Continue reading

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When it comes to Iran, the historical record carries some important lessons for today

AMERICAN PURPOSE Lessons from the Past by Michael Mandelbaum March 1, 2021 …Whatever Biden decides to do, the decision will necessarily form part of a broader policy toward the Islamic Republic. To be effective, that policy must take into account … Continue reading

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“Netanyahu swiftly expressed concern last Friday after Secretary of State Tony Blinken said the U.S. was prepared to begin nuclear talks with Iran aimed at restoring the 2015 deal”

AXIOS Scoop: U.S. and Israel to convene strategic forum on Iran by Barak Ravid February 24, 2021 The United States and Israel have elected to reconvene a strategic working group on Iran, with the first round of talks on intelligence surrounding … Continue reading

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Former Israeli senior defense officials express support for Biden’s position not to lift Iran sanctions unless it returns to 2015 deal

JERUSALEM POST Ex-IDF generals, top Mossad officials urge Biden to return to Iran deal by Staff February 22, 2021 A group of former top officials from Israel’s Atomic Energy Commission, the IDF and the Mossad sent a letter on Monday … Continue reading

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“Israel believes that going back to the old agreement will pave Iran’s path to a nuclear arsenal”

JERUSALEM POST Israel: US paving path to Iranian nuclear bomb with push to rejoin JCPOA by Tovah Lazaroff, Reuters February 19, 2021 Israel warned that the United States was helping Iran develop a nuclear weapons arsenal with its decision late … Continue reading

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“President Joe Biden’s Iran policy was conceived and is being implemented by the same people who negotiated the JCPOA under Obama, who argued in favor of empowering Iran”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Biden’s Drive to War in the Middle East by Caroline Glick February 5, 2021 On Monday, Iran tested a new rocket. The Zuljanah rocket is a 25-meter (82-foot) three-stage rocket with a solid fuel … Continue reading

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“There is no doubt that Tehran will see Biden’s eagerness to re-enter the nuclear deal as a sign of weakness and it will try to extort the US accordingly”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) US all but admits nuclear deal has failed by Damian Pachter February 2, 2021 Monday’s statement by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken that Tehran could be “weeks away” from developing enough fissile material … Continue reading

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Iran Deal redux: “Reviving the JCPOA will ensure either the emergence of a nuclear Iran or a desperate war to stop it”

THE ATLANTIC The Case Against the Iran Deal by Michael Oren and Yossi Klein Halevi January 21, 2021 …Why, then, aren’t Israelis and Arabs—those with the most to lose from Iranian nuclearization—also demanding a return to the JCPOA? Why aren’t … Continue reading

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Iran: “While clearly leery himself about getting the United States into another military conflict in the Middle East, Trump would likely be sympathetic to Israel taking matters into its own hands”

REAL CLEAR DEFENSE The Clock Is Ticking on the Next Iran Nuclear Crisis by John Hannah June 29, 2020 In early June, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released two reports on the Iranian nuclear program. They make for worrisome … Continue reading

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