March 27, 2013
Congress is Making it Easier to Go to War with Iran
Guest Opinion in the Oregonian by Rebecca Griffin and Kelly Campbell.
Source: The Oregonian
November 7, 2011
War and Public Health: The Role of Medical Students in Working for Peace
View the video presentation delivered by Victor W. Sidel, M.D., a founder and former president of Physicians for Social Responsibility. The event took place on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at UC Davis MIND Institute.
August 6, 2010
U.S. Should Engage Iran
The United States should engage Iran. Threats of military confrontation will further isolate Iran and thus increase threats to U.S. interests in the region.
July 31, 2009
Pentagon, Eyeing Iran, Wants to Rush 30,000-Pound Bomb Program
The U.S. Defense Department wants to accelerate by three years the deployment of a 30,000-pound bunker-buster bomb, a request that reflects growing unease over nuclear threats from Iran and North Korea.
May 19, 2009
U.S.-Russian Team Deems Missile Shield in Europe Ineffective
A planned U.S. missile shield to protect Europe from a possible Iranian attack would be ineffective against the kinds of missiles Iran is likely to deploy, according to a joint analysis by top U.S. and Russian scientists.
Source: Washington Post
April 9, 2009
China glad to see improvement of U.S.-Iran relations
China is glad to see the United States mending relations with Iran and it supports the resolution of Iran's nuclear issues via dialogue and negotiations, the Foreign Ministry announced here Thursday. "China encourages Iran to make active contact with the concerned parties in a bid to seek a comprehensive, long-term and proper solution to Iran's nuclear issue," said Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu.
Source: China View
April 9, 2009
Americans favor direct Iran-US talks
Most Americans believe the United States government should hold direct talks with Iran in the next few weeks, a recent poll indicates. According to a survey conducted by CNN Television and polling firm Opinion Research, 59 percent of Americans say US President Barack Obama's administration should hold talks with top Iranian officials in the next few weeks.
Source: Press TV
April 9, 2009
U.S. to join group negotiating with Iran
The decision by the Obama administration on addressing nuclear concerns breaks with Bush policy, which had largely sought to isolate Tehran. The U.S. doesn't rule out bilateral talks.
Source: Los Angeles Times
June 10, 2008
Physicians for Social Responsibility Joins in Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Dr. Catherine Thomasson, former president of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), joined with others today in urging the Congress to set the stage for peaceful negotiations with Iran and decried the increasingly belligerent posturing by the administration.
January 29, 2008
New Direction Needed in Negotiations with Iran
Despite a recent National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) finding that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003, President Bush continues to present a bellicose attitude toward Iran. PSR believes that the time is ripe for a policy of direct diplomacy with Iran, a position also called for in the bipartisan Iraq Study Group’s 2006 report.