A primer on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the alleged Russian breaches of the treaty, and the recent dispute resolution over those alleged breaches.
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Contrary to much of the apocalyptic speculation when the Iran nuclear agreement was first signed, the world has not, in fact, collapsed in the subsequent year. On Monday—a few days past the deal’s one-year anniversary—U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon wrote to the U.N. Security Council:
The United States' reliance on sanctions as the go-to foreign policy tool may not actually produce the desired results policymakers are looking for.
Colum Lynch and John Hudson have an article in Foreign Policy provocatively entitled “Obama Turns to U.N. to Outmaneuver Congress” in which they suggest that the new U.N.
In a solemn speech on state television, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani described the achievement of a comprehensive accord between Tehran and six world powers on Iran's nuclear program as "an end and a beginning." Like so many other assertions about the deal, Rouhani’s platitude is only partially true.