What Will Inspectors Need in Iran?

NATIONAL REVIEW As the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program approach the June 30 deadline for a final deal, a crucial issue remains unresolved: inspections. The country’s supreme leader has proclaimed…

More Cracks in Iran Sanctions

Last week saw the emergence of another illicit nuclear procurement effort by Iran. On May 13, Reuters reported that Czech authorities had stopped an attempt by Iran in January to…

UK Reports Active Nuclear Procurement Involving Sanctioned Companies

The British government informed the U.N. Panel of Experts in April of “an active Iranian nuclear procurement network” involving two blacklisted Iranian companies, according to a Reuters report published on…

Illegal Iranian Procurement Network Exposed

The Justice Department has charged four companies and five individuals for participating in an international network that illegally procured $24 million in controlled goods for the Iranian military and for…

Obama Fends Off Congress but Putin Complicates Talks

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved a compromise bill yesterday that would allow Congress to review and vote on any nuclear agreement with Iran.  The White House has indicated…

The World Reacts to Nuclear Framework with Iran

Reaction to the recently-announced framework for a nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 countries was intensely polarized, ranging from strong support and cautious optimism to skepticism and outright denunciation. …

Do We Have a Deal? Sticking Points Persist

In a Joint Statement on April 2, negotiators announced that Iran and the P5+1 countries have “taken a decisive step” and “reached solutions on key parameters” of a nuclear agreement….