| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:58 PM
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and other top Western diplomats flew to Geneva on Friday in the hope of completing an accord to freeze Iran's nuclear program, but the high-stakes diplomatic push ran into obstacles that dimmed prospects...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:01 AM
BEIRUT — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Geneva on Friday amid indications of a possible breakthrough in talks on Iran’s controversial nuclear program.
Reports from the Swiss city indicated that the contours of a historic...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 11:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Sunday said he was not being taken in by an Iranian effort to buy time to build a nuclear weapon.
"We are not blind, and I don't think we're stupid," Kerry said in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press."...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Once again, intense negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have failed to produce a deal, but there remains some reason for optimism after the weekend's high-level negotiations in Geneva. The last time such talks fell apart, the issue had been...
| Nov 12, 2013
Even as the Geneva talks on Iran's nuclear program were underway, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly rejected the deal diplomats were working to achieve. It would be, he said, the "deal of the century" for Iran but "a very bad deal" for...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:08 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama urged Congress on Thursday not to slap Iran with new economic penalties that could disrupt diplomatic efforts to limit Tehran's nuclear program, warning that the alternative of a military attack would be “messy”...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:00 PM
To know where you are, it helps to know where you've been, right?
So early in his deeply reported, deeply frightening story of America's massive nuclear arsenal, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety,"...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's debut on the world stage this week got mixed reviews on both sides of the Atlantic but succeeded in bringing U.S. and Iranian officials together on the issue that most bitterly divides them: Tehran's nuclear ambitions....
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:30 AM
When the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the University of Chicago launched a magazine in 1947, its editors turned to artist Martyl Schweig Langsdorf for some cover ideas.
The horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were still fresh, and the imminent...
| Sep 30, 2013
— The search, now 30 years old, for Iranian "moderates" goes on. Amid the enthusiasm of the latest sighting, it's worth remembering that the highlight of the Iran-Contra arms-for-hostages debacle was the secret trip to Tehran taken by Robert...