For those Americans, diplomats and wonks following the Comprehensive Joint Plan of Action (CJPoA) over Iran's nuclear program
The media reported that a landmark Iran nuclear agreement has been finally reached on Tuesday July 14th after two weeks of
The official deal between Iran and the P5+1 (China, Russia, France, UK, US and Germany) was supposed to be signed on the
Depending on the domestic support Rouhani can build, Iran may be inclined towards a more critical stance on Putin's territorial expansionism for the sake of rebuilding relations with the EU states and preventing Ukraine's break-up from setting a precedent for Iran's own ethnic problems.
The months ahead will be very difficult that require wisdom, experience and perseverance - more so if the deal has less to do with achievements or mistakes and more with temporary respites that the parties might - or might not - pull off.
Concerns over the nuclear deal with Iran are "legitimate", Foreign Secretary William Hague has acknowledged, but said the
Netanyahu will hope his speech further galvanises the already considerable international efforts to pressure Iran through sanctions and diplomacy to stop enrichment, at least to the 20% level. Netanyahu knows that the international community is keen to prevent Iran getting a bomb, but also to prevent Israel from resorting to military action.
Last week, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was Jimmy Carter's national security advisor, was sounding pretty relaxed about the prospect of Iran getting nuclear weapons.