At the Global Affairs group blog:
Farideh Farhi discusses negotiations between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency over inspections of the latter’s nuclear programs. She also tells us about the imminent release of Iranian-American intellectual Kian Tajbakhsh, from prison.
Barnett Rubin discusses the collapse of the legitimacy of the Pakistani government in the wake of the deportation of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. He also examines what it means for the Afghanistan crisis.