Thomas R. Pickering

Articles by Thomas R. Pickering

23 April 2012

Iran, Istanbul and the future

Thomas R. Pickering

The outcome at Istanbul neither pleased everyone nor broadly disappointed many.

1 November 2010
Global forum
As the writers in this symposium illustrate, dealing with Iran’s nuclear program is one of the most important foreign policy issues of the day. Years of stalled talks, diplomatic dead-ends, and sanctions have made it
17 September 2009

A first take on Obama's missile defense rethink

Thomas R. Pickering

President Barack Obama's decision to terminate U.S. missile defense activities in Poland and the Czech Republic will be met with mixed feelings in Eastern Europe. Currently, I'm in Moscow. And here, there was an immediate positive reaction among Russians. They have always believed that the missile defense system that the George W.