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From the Ploughshares Blog

Washington, DC – In response to the announcement today extending talks with Iran, Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation, issued the following statement: “These talks are an historic opportunity to prevent an Iranian nuclear bomb and prevent another war in the Middle East. Diplomacy is working. Under the interim agreement, Iran froze and rolled back its nuclear activities. Under the extension, Iran’s nuclear program remains frozen. That’s a win for the US and our allies.” Read more »
Posted by Frederick Butler on November 24, 2014
Washington D.C. and capital cities of the other world powers are abuzz about the prospect for a comprehensive deal that closes of Iran’s pathways to a nuclear bomb. It’s still unclear if the West and Iran will be able to bridge the remaining gaps before their self-imposed deadline of November 24, or whether they will need more time to finalize a comprehensive deal. But one thing is clear: both sides have incentives and momentum to reach a final agreement. Read more »
Posted by Blake Narendra on November 22, 2014
Last month, I had the pleasure of meeting with a remarkable woman and longtime supporter of Ploughshares Fund, Mrs. Joan Robertson. Next year she will turn 99 years old. In her lifetime, she has witnessed a great deal of conflict—two World Wars, the Vietnam War, the Cold War and now increasing turmoil in the Middle East. Read more »
Posted by Elizabeth Rogers on November 18, 2014