Nicholas Schmidle

M.A., American University. He spent the summer of 2004 in Tehran.

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Research & Writing

Commentary
The Art Of Brinkmanship: Unraveling Iran’s Nuclear Policy

In July of 2003, traces of highly enriched uranium were found by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors at the Natanz nuclear facility in central Iran.  The discovery exposed the Islamic Republic’s advanced program to enrich uranium…

Commentary
The Paradox of Anti-Americanism in Iran

The Southwest Asia program at the Stimson Center will periodically invite guest scholars to contribute opinion pieces to our analysis. This piece was written by Nicholas Schmidle, a graduate student at American University in Washington DC, who spent th…

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