J Street Strongly Opposes Introduction of Senate Iran Sanctions Bill

December 19th, 2013

J Street strongly opposes the introduction today of a bill in the Senate to impose new sanctions on Iran while the United States and its international partners are trying to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the Iranian nuclear crisis. Read More...

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The Iran Nuclear Agreement Analyzed: Why J Street Supports it

December 3rd, 2013

This agreement is not a final, comprehensive resolution of the issue. Instead, it aims to provide time for the international community to hash out a more permanent arrangement with Iran while preventing the advancement of its program. Serious issues remain to be addressed in a permanent deal, and this interim period should be used to thoroughly test the true intentions of the Iranian leadership, with eyes wide open. Read More...

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J Street Sees Iran Agreement as Positive First Step

November 23rd, 2013

J Street welcomes the agreement reached today in Geneva by the P5+1 and Iran as a significant first step in efforts to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Read More...

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J Street Welcomes Sen. Reid Statement on Iran Sanctions

November 21st, 2013

As negotiations continue in Geneva between the P5+1 and Iran on a first-step agreement to freeze and begin to roll back Iran's nuclear activities, J Street welcomes the Senate's decision not to advance new sanctions legislation at this time. Read More...

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J Street Backs Kerry's Diplomatic Approach to Iran

October 30th, 2013

J Street welcomes Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on October 28th affirming the United States' commitment to exploring a diplomatic resolution to international concerns over Iran's nuclear program. The Secretary was correct to say that "the idea that the United States of America [as] a responsible nation to all of humankind would not explore [diplomacy] would be the height of irresponsibility and dangerous in itself." Read More...

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