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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran on Oct. 18, 2017. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)

Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP

Analysis & Opinions - The Boston Globe

The World Can't Afford A Nuclear Iran. Keep the Current Deal

| Oct. 04, 2017

When the Iran nuclear agreement was concluded more than two years ago, many questioned whether Tehran would live up to its terms. Incredibly, now it’s our continued compliance that’s in question. If the president pulls the United States out — either by failing to certify Iranian compliance without clear evidence of violations or by making a clean withdrawal — he will trigger a crisis that will significantly increase nuclear dangers.

Sen. Bob Dole, left, and Sen. Robert Byrd in Byrd's Capitol Hill office in August 1988. President Trump and current members of Congress could use the Senate Arms Control Observer Group they established as a model for cooperation between the branches, particularly when dealing with dangerous issues like U.S.-Russia relations, Sam Nunn and Ernest J. Moniz write (AP Photo/Scott Stewart)

AP Photo/Scott Stewart

Analysis & Opinions - The Washington Post

Deep U.S.-Russia Malaise Calls For A Liaison Between Trump and Congress

| Sep. 06, 2017

As Congress returns from its August recess, U.S.-Russia relations are in a deep ditch. This is a serious challenge for our governments and a danger to the people of both nations and indeed the world. Getting to safer ground requires urgent action to establish close cooperation between the Trump administration and Congress — by creating a new bipartisan liaison group modeled on one established in the 1980s.

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

International Council Debates Critical Global Issues

A lively discussion of “Russiagate” at the JFK Jr. Forum on Tuesday, May 2, launched the 2017 annual meeting of the Belfer Center International Council . 

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- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

Advancing a More Secure and Sustainable World

In a time of intense political change, one thing is constant: the Belfer Center’s continuing commitment to providing independent, policy-relevant knowledge at the nexus of science, technology, and international security. The Center had alumni in senior posts during the Obama administration and has alumni serving the nation now during the Trump administration.