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Australia shouldn’t continue to back scheme allowing a terrorist state to...

PRIME MINISTER Scott Morrison’s decision to review whether Australia should continue to support the Iran nuclear deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), should be welcomed.

New concerns over IAEA inspections of Iran

This Update focuses on some new evidence and arguments that the International Atomic Energy Agency inspections of Iran's nuclear program are less effective and airtight than proponents of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal usually assert.

Iran Online: From terrorism to cyber-threats

Iran is generally acknowledged as the foremost state-sponsor of international terrorism. What many people do not realise is that Teheran is also one of the top three state sponsors of cyber-threats in the world as well.

Uzi Rubin on Iran nuclear deal, Iranian weapons testing

Uzi Rubin, renowned Israeli defence engineer and analyst, discusses the flawed Iranian nuclear deal and recent Iranian weapons testing.

New revelations from Iran’s nuclear archive: Iran was closer to a...

Over the past few days, the New York Times, Washington Post and other major international news outlets have published  additional significant information that Israel has publicly revealed drawn from the vast trove of Iranian nuclear documents

Editorial: From Kim to Khamenei

Questions about whether the June 12 agreement signed by US President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un will, unlike previous broken promises, successfully lead to North Korean denuclearisation also have implications for Iran...

Iran and the Trump-Kim Nuclear Summit

This Update deals with the possible ramifications for the Middle East of the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un in Singapore on Tuesday - with a special focus on how it might affect the efforts to contain Iran's nuclear program. 

Trump, the JCPOA and the NPT

On May 8, US President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the West... There are many ways to assess the significance of this decision.

Transcending the paradigm

Ever since US President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal in early May, the commentariat has been aghast at the lack of a new plan. Critics said that the Administration was all instinct and no insight, and that coercion without purpose was its only strategy.

Mike Pompeo announces new comprehensive US policy toward Iran

On Monday, May 21, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a key speech in Washington outlining a new comprehensive US strategy for confronting problematic Iranian behaviour across a variety of areas - not only nuclear, but also missiles, support for terrorism, destablising neighbours, involvement in the Syria and Yemen conflict