Making Sense of Nuclear Negotiations with Iran: A Good Deal or a Bad Deal?

RAND Congressional Briefing Series

About the Briefing

In this RAND Congressional Briefing, a panel of experts examines the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 (US, UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany) that have the potential to halt Iran's ability to develop a nuclear weapons capability.



Alireza Nader is a senior policy analyst with the RAND Corporation specializing in Iran's political dynamics, elite decisionmaking, and Iranian foreign policy.

Daryl Kimball is executive director of the Arms Control Association and a recognized leader in the policy debate on weapons proliferation, nuclear arms control, and non-proliferation.

Paul Pillar is an adjunct senior fellow of the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University who spent nearly three decades in the U.S. intelligence community in a variety of analytical and managerial positions with a focus on the Near East, Persian Gulf, and South Asia.

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