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Ariane Tabatabai

Articles by Ariane Tabatabai

18 December 2014
AmericasMiddle East

What it will take for Iran nuclear talks to succeed

Ariane Tabatabai

Why the talks could well succeed

18 November 2014
Middle East

How does religion really influence Iranian nuclear policy?

Ariane Tabatabai

Shia doctrine, a mystery fatwa, and Tehran's real interests

6 November 2014
AmericasMiddle East

Bringing Iran into the Nuclear Security Summit

Ariane TabatabaiMiles A. Pomper

If a nuclear deal is reached, the Nuclear Security Summit should add another seat at the table

27 October 2014
Middle East

Hitting the sweet spot: How many Iranian centrifuges?

Ariane Tabatabai

If both sides agree to let Iran keep 4,000 to 5,000 uranium enrichment centrifuges, a key sticking point the Iranian nuclear negotiations could be overcome

13 October 2014
AmericasAsiaEurope/RussiaMiddle East

Does it matter if Iran developed nuclear weapons at Parchin?

Ariane Tabatabai

An explosion has sharpened interest in this hot-button military site, but insisting that Tehran let in the IAEA would likely derail a comprehensive nuclear deal

23 September 2014
Middle East

Can nuclear talks overcome Arak?

Ariane Tabatabai

Iranians believe they need their Arak reactor for energy self-sufficiency, which makes the country’s negotiators reluctant to budge on the issue

16 September 2014
Middle East

How the Iranian media distort that country's nuclear lens

Ariane Tabatabai

The Persian media still fall short of reporting accurately on Iranian nuclear program and international negotiations

5 June 2014
Middle East

Meeting Iran's nuclear fuel supply needs

Dina EsfandiaryAriane Tabatabai

Negotiators will have to reassure Tehran that it can get the enriched uranium it requires for civilian energy plants.