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  • Reviews: 'Robert Oppenheimer' by Ray Monk and 'An Atomic Love Story' by Shirley Streshinsky and Patricia Klaus

    Robert Oppenheimer, the so-called father of the atomic bomb and one of the most brilliant physicists never to have won a Nobel Prize, has inspired legions of biographers and memoirists. And for good reason: He was a polymath of enormous gifts and charm....
  • Is a nuclear Iran really to be feared?

    PARIS -- The obsession of the American foreign policy community, as well as most American (and a good many international) politicians, by the myth of Iran's "existential" threat to Israel, brings the world steadily closer to another war in the Middle...
  • When are goals ever truly realized in international affairs?

    PARIS -- It is, I suppose, too discouraging to face the fact that in international affairs (and indeed in national affairs; but that is another subject) paradox and contradiction rule the world. Policymakers and politicians consistently get what they don'...
  • Netanyahu warns of Iran 'charm offensive,' deceit on nuclear arms

    Netanyahu warns of Iran 'charm offensive,' deceit on nuclear arms
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded an alarm Tuesday over Iran's recent claims to want a nuclear accord with the West, accusing the Islamic Republic's moderate new president of waging a "charm offensive" to get sanctions lifted while still...
  • Iran nuclear talks: Congress is the elephant at the negotiating table

    Iran nuclear talks: Congress is the elephant at the negotiating table
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials hoping to end the nuclear standoff with Iran not only face a nation legendary for hard-line negotiating, they also must deal with members of Congress who may be just as unyielding. In talks with Iran set...
  • Good Strides In Middle East, But We're Not There Yet

    President Barack Obama is approaching one of those moments when a big turn in foreign policy is possible. People can debate whether it's the equivalent of the opening to China or the end of the Cold War, but there's no doubt that this is a time of...
  • Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting

    Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting
    Iran and six major powers have been at odds for a decade over the Islamic republic’s development of nuclear capabilities, at the heart of negotiations set to resume Tuesday in Geneva. Hopes of budging the high-stakes diplomatic standoff from...
  • Israel: Easing pressure on Iran would be 'historic mistake'

    JERUSALEM — With talks between Iran and six world powers set to resume in Geneva on Tuesday, Israeli leaders issued a stern warning to the so-called P5 Plus One diplomatic group: don't ease pressure on Iran. It would be a "historic mistake" to...
  • Iran unveils 'road map' for resolving dispute over its nuclear program

    GENEVA -- In an hourlong, English-language Powerpoint presentation, Iran’s foreign minister Tuesday unveiled a widely anticipated plan for ending the conflict over his country’s nuclear program, as two days of talks between Iran and six...
  • For help on Iran, Netanyahu must look to West Bank

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is very upset with the P5+1 countries — the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany — for agreeing, in principle, to the idea that Iran could be granted temporary...
  • Iran nuclear deal close, but important issues remain, Kerry says

    Iran nuclear deal close, but important issues remain, Kerry says
    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry joined closed-door talks in Geneva on Friday amid indications that Iran and six world powers might be on the verge of a breakthrough in curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions. But Kerry...