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Iran and the US

The framework agreement that Iran has signed with the members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany opens the door to ending the stand-off over Tehran's nuclear programme. But there are many obstacles standing in the way of a final solution that would be acceptable to all. United States' domestic politics, the International Atomic Energy Agency's old and unresolved demands on "possible military dimensions" of Iran's nuclear activities and differences in interpretations of the reversibility/irreversibility of actions to be taken, together form a tangled knot that still needs to be untied.

Iran and the US, Too Early to Celebrate

The framework agreement that Iran has signed with the members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany opens the door to ending the standoff over Tehran’s nuclear programme, but there are many obstacles standing in the way of a final solution that would be acceptable to all. United States domestic politics, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s old and unresolved demands on “possible military dimensions” of Iran’s nuclear activities and differences in interpretations of the reversibility/irreversibility of actions to be taken, together form a tangled knot that still needs to be untied.

Defend Freedom of Expression

We, the undersigned journalists, writers, historians, and activists from south Asia, are deeply concerned about the use of “contempt of court” law to curb freedom of expression. The conviction and sentencing on 2 December 2014 of Dhaka-based journalist David Bergman by the International Crimes...

Playing the Muslim Card on Nuclear Deal

The nuclear deal and other questions of foreign policy should be opposed or defended on their own merits. Sadly, both the government and its opponents have played fast and loose with the "Muslim" card, to the detriment of the community's larger interest.
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