The Iranian Nuclear Dilemma

Author: Kristi Flaherty

Peace Policy Sept 2013

The victory of a more pragmatic president, Hassan Rouhani, has brought renewed hope for a diplomatic breakthrough in the stalemate over Iran’s nuclear program. But the crisis in Syria has cast a shadow over prospects for improvement. What are the obstacles and opportunities for achieving a peaceful resolution to the Iranian nuclear dilemma? Read »

New posts in the September 2013 issue of Peace Policy:

Seyed Hossein Mousavian writes that the nuclear dilemma is centered on Iran’s right to enrich uranium for peaceful civilian purposes. More »

Ellen Laipson addresses changes within and outside of Iran that affect the prospects for preventing war. More »

George A. Lopez and David Cortright argue that the offer to lift sanctions on Iran could be an effective inducement toward compliance with international norms. More »

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