Iran Is Inching toward Acquiring Nuclear Weapons. What Can Be Done?

June 30 2020

According to the most recent assessment from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Islamic Republic is less than four months away from having stockpiled enough enriched uranium to build an atomic bomb. Moreover, the IAEA has raised concerns about two undeclared sites that Iran has barred to inspectors. These could be where Iranian engineers are developing the technology to turn the uranium into an actual weapon and mount it on a warhead. John Hannah assesses the situation:

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More about: 2020 Election, Donald Trump, Iran nuclear program, Israeli Security, U.S. Foreign policy

 

What Palestinians Want

July 10 2020

In an extensive report on a major survey of Palestinian public opinion, David Pollock sums up his key findings. Above all, the results suggest that large numbers of Palestinians are willing to make compromises with Israel in the short term, but tend to harbor maximalist, even militant, long-term goals:

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More about: Palestinian public opinion, Palestinians, Two-State Solution