Amid reports that Iran now has its own uranium mines, a delegation of leaders from six major powers met with Iran to persuade Tehran to limit its nuclear research program. More than a year since Iran last sat down with international officials to discuss its nuclear build up, leaders hope these talks will result in sustained dialogue with Iran. This is an urgent matter, according to Senior Fellow Suzanne Maloney, who notes military action could be on the table if talks continue to fail.
Kings and presidents: Whither the special relationship with Saudi Arabia?
[Trump has] given Iran the moral high ground and that is an exceptionally difficult thing to do given the history and reality of Iran's misdeeds at home and in the region. It's just malpractice on the part of an American president.
The way the Trump administration is moving forward [with its Iran policy] is just so hostile to all aspects of Iran that it’s unlikely to produce any traction with the Iranian people or to encourage divisions within the system.