rac-smct-text-block

 Press Room | Facebook | Twitter | DONATE

Arms Control

RAC blog RSS viewer blog arms control

RAC blog RSS viewer blog arms control

Response to Iran Negotiations: A Shift on the World Stage
Posted on Sunday April 05, 2015

In an historic press conference Thursday, the countries in the P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia and China) reached a framework agreement with Iran over Iran’s nuclear program. The agreement will, according to United States’ negotiating team, ensure that Iran’s “breakout capacity,” or the time that it could take Iran to develop […]

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to P5+1 Negotiations
Posted on Friday April 03, 2015

In response to yesterday’s joint statement of progress announced by the P5+1 and Iran, the leaders of the Reform Jewish Movement issued a statement saying that “a negotiated resolution … will be difficult to reach but all the alternatives to such a resolution are grim.”  Nevertheless, the leaders concluded that “we still have grave concerns […]

Unpacking PM Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress
Posted on Tuesday March 03, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of Congress earlier today to oppose a nuclear deal with Iran. The speech has been controversial due to a breach of protocol that occurred when Speaker of the House John Boehner extended the invitation to speak without consulting President Obama. Many Members of Congress boycotted the speech, […]

Keeping up with the Iran Negotiations
Posted on Thursday January 22, 2015

Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, will be holding informal talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other negotiating teams on the sidelines of World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland. Yet the real negotiating is going on around Capitol Hill, where the newly-sworn in 114th Congress is proposing new legislation around […]

Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Jonathan Edelman at (202) 387-2800.