Commissioner Thielmann: Iran's nuclear program needs negotiated solution

In his take on the Geneva talks with Iran, Deep Cuts Commissioner Greg Thielmann advises to continue searching for a diplomatic solution. Renewed sanctions would derail that process, he argues.

A realistic framework for a negotiated agreement would include allowance for continued enrichment of uranium by Iran, but with limits on capabilities and stockpiles, and acceptance of much enhanced monitoring by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The proposed roadmap to achieving that result involves first halting the expansion of Iran’s nuclear capabilities in exchange for offering limited and reversible sanctions relief while a final more comprehensive outcome is negotiated. Read more ...