Laura Rozen

Former US nuclear negotiator Robert Einhorn (R) speaks at a news conference in Seoul, Aug. 2, 2010. (photo by REUTERS/Truth Leem)

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Reports propose compromise for Iran nuclear deal

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

Two proposals by prominent arms-control experts suggest similar compromises: that Iran sacrifice quantity in the short term for quality in the long.

Burns, Sullivan to stay on to work on Iran deal

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

Set to retire, Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns and Biden advisor Jake Sullivan will stay on as special government employees to work on reaching an Iran nuclear deal after they leave their posts, the State Department said.

Israel, Hamas accept 72-hour Gaza truce

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

Egypt brokers three day truce, but both Israel and Washington expressed wariness about whether the cease-fire will hold, and uncertainty about next steps.

Kerry: three-day Gaza cease-fire 'opportunity' to find longer solution

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire beginning Aug. 1, but warned it was just an opportunity to try reach a more lasting solution.

In Gaza endgame, some see diplomatic opportunity

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

Former Israeli and US officials see a resolution to Gaza that would boost Palestinian moderates led by Mahmoud Abbas over Hamas, and potentially, prospects for a two-state solution and broader Israeli-Arab accord.

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Laura Rozen reports on foreign policy from Washington, DC for Al-Monitor's Back Channel. She has written for Yahoo! News, Politico and Foreign Policy.

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