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…

Grappling with U.N. Sanctions

Last week, negotiators in the ongoing nuclear talks grappled with how quickly to lift United Nations sanctions on Iran if a deal is reached.  Reuters reported on March 12 that…

Iran Launches Another Satellite; E.U. to Close Sanctions Loophole

Iran conducted a successful satellite launch on February 2, sending the Fajr satellite into orbit aboard the Safir rocket.  The launch marks Iran’s fourth successful attempt to place a satellite…