The Nuclear Puzzle: Obama is looking for a new policy on Iran that stresses inspection standards

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Asia, Mideast, Nuclear Weapons

Author Ernie Regehr Published by the Waterloo Region Record It is still at the trial balloon stage, but the administration of President Barack Obama is testing the idea of a significant shift in American policy on Iran. Instead of continuing its single-minded focus on halting Iran’s uranium enrichment, an activity that breaks no international law or principle, Washington is wisely …

A Roundtable on Nuclear Issues in Relation to Iran

Tasneem Jamal Asia, Mideast, Nuclear Weapons

Authors Ernie Regehr and Bill Janzen Working Paper 09-1 This paper reports on the proceedings of a roundtable organized by Project Ploughshares, the Mennonite Central Committee Canada, the University of Ottawa and the Iranian embassy in Ottawa. The objective of the roundtable was to deepen common understanding of Iran’s nuclear policies and perspectives, to offer Canadian perspectives on nuclear non-proliferation …

Talking to Iran about Nuclear Nonproliferation

Tasneem Jamal Asia, Mideast, Nuclear Weapons

The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2008 Volume 29 Issue 3 Last March Project Ploughshares hosted a roundtable on Nuclear Issues in Relation to Iran. It was organized in cooperation with the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and the Ottawa Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The 24 participants included officials and scholars from Iran and from the Embassy of Iran. Canadian participants …

Iran Closer to Compromise on its Uranium Enrichment: The West preaches enrichment abstinence – not for all, of course, but for Iran

Tasneem Jamal

Author Ernie Regehr Published by the Toronto Star While Iran continues to reject Security Council demands that it suspend uranium enrichment, it has signaled some willingness to open its program to international controls. So far the Bush administration has shown little interest in taking “yes” for an answer. Ritual denunciations of Iran and its uranium enrichment activity were a central …

Iran: Is it Time for a New Consensus on Uranium Enrichment?

Tasneem Jamal

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2007 Volume 28 Issue 1 UN Security Council consensus on Iran is a major achievement, except that it may turn out to be the wrong consensus at the wrong time. Iran’s failure to comply with the Council’s unanimous demand that it suspend all uranium enrichment, again confirmed in the latest report of the International …