Iran

  • Stops a Bomb, Stops a War

    In the 2016 State of the Union address President Barack Obama said that, "As we speak, Iran has rolled back its nuclear program, shipped out its uranium stockpile, and the world has avoided another war." This triumph for nuclear security is a direct result of the JCPOA – the Joint Comprehensive...

    January 14, 2016 - By Will Lowry
  • Models for US policy towards North Korea

    On Democracy Now, Ploughshares Fund president Joe Cirincione suggests a question for thinking about US policy towards North Korea as it relates to their 4th nuclear weapons test: which is a better model -- the Iraq War or the Iran deal?

    January 7, 2016 - By Will Lowry
  • How We Won

    The Iran Agreement is a major victory for U.S. national security. It stops an Iran Bomb; it stops an Iran War. It is also a historic victory for diplomacy, even though tough hurdles lie ahead. President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will shake hands when they...

    September 22, 2015 - By Joe Cirincione
  • Iran Agreement a Major Advance for Global Security

    The global security foundation Ploughshares Fund hailed today’s Iran nuclear agreement as a groundbreaking triumph for U.S. diplomacy and security.

    July 14, 2015 - By Mary Kaszynski
  • How Boehner Bungled His Bibi Bid

    Speaker of the House John Boehner's invitation to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hurts his own party, the policy process and Israel.

    Speaker of the House John Boehner's invitation to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hurts his own party, the policy process and Israel. There are some in the Republican Party who truly care about preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb. There are some with helpful suggestions for how to improve our...

    January 26, 2015 - By Joe Cirincione