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Watch: Gary Samore on the future of the Iran nuclear negotiations

SamoreGary Samore, speaking in Oslo on September 20th at the International Institute for Strategic Studies's Global Strategic Review, reiterated his skepticism that a final nuclear accord will be reached with Iran in the near future. Despite steps forward in the structure of negotiations, he argued, underlying factors make a comprehensive deal unlikely. Watch the video and read the full text of his speech after the jump.

"A sense of desperation"

William TobeyWilliam Tobey examines Iran's recent failure to meet IAEA deadlines to cooperate with the Agency's investigation of Iran's past nuclear activities. Tehran's lack of cooperation, Tobey argues, should serve as a warning to the P5+1 as pressure to conclude a deal grows.