Special Report: Iran Comes in From the Cold

Special Report: Iran Comes in From the Cold

The interim deal between Iran and the U.S.-led coalition of world powers has opened the possibility of Iran’s return as a regional power with normalized diplomatic and economic relations. This WPR special report examines the implications of Iran’s return to the club of nations.

The Nuclear Issue

Iran Nuclear Deal a Welcome First Step
By Judah Grunstein
Nov. 25, 2013

In Congress, Obama Administration Faces Uphill Battle on Iran Sanctions
By Eric Auner
Nov. 15, 2013

The Evolution of Economic Coercion: From Sanctions to Targeted Financial Measures
By Javier Serrat
Nov. 8, 2011

Can Risk-Averse EU Break Its Own Inertia on Iran Nuclear Talks?
By Rouzbeh Parsi
Nov. 6, 2013

U.S., Global Politics Align to Make Iran Deal Possible
By Nikolas Gvosdev
Oct. 18, 2013

Dispelling Myths in the Path of a U.S.-Iran Nuclear Deal
By Miles A. Pomper
Sept. 23, 2013

Amid Excitement Over Iran Talks, Worrisome Signs
By Frida Ghitis
Oct. 17, 2013

Keeping Iran Beneath Israel’s Red Line
By Richard Weitz
Nov. 20, 2012

Iran’s Strategic Interests

Strategic Posture Review: Iran
By Michael Connell
May 15, 2012

Confronting Iran in a Changing Middle East
By Matthew Duss
Jan. 8, 2013

As Hopes for Nuclear Deal Rise, Iran’s Missiles Still Pose Problems
By Bruno Tertrais
Oct. 9, 2013

The Lessons of the Syria Deal, in Iran and Beyond
By Bruno Tertrais
Oct. 2, 2013

Iran’s Tactical Successes in Syria Come With Political, Strategic Cost
By Sina Kashefipour
March 12, 2013

Economic Crisis First Order of Business for Iran’s Rowhani
By Nader Habibi
June 18, 2013

Iran’s Informal Financial Sector Has Boomed Under Sanctions
Interview with Roger Ballard
Jan. 31, 2013

Iranian Diplomatic Relations

Beyond Nuclear Chapter, Many Obstacles Remain to U.S.-Iran Thaw
By Eric Auner
Nov. 26, 2013

Turkey-Iran Relations Reach Low Ebb Over Syria War
By Shashank Joshi
Aug. 19, 2013

China Balances Between Iran and U.S.
By Richard Weitz
Aug. 13, 2013

Russia Warily Embraces Iran’s Rouhani
By Richard Weitz
Aug. 6, 2013

Caspian Complexities Block Russia-Iran Naval Axis
By Richard Weitz
July 2, 2013

Iran’s Outreach to Afghanistan, Tajikistan Faces Obstacles
By Kevjn Lim
June 5, 2013