Showdown on Iran Sanctions

The debate over new Iran sanctions heated up last week, as President Barack Obama called for Congress to “show patience,” while Senate leaders finalized language on two sanctions bills. The…

GOP Threatens to Boost Sanctions

Senator Mark Kirk, Republican of Illinois, repeated last week a widely held prediction:  The Senate, now controlled by his party, will vote new sanctions against Iran as one of its…

More on the North Korean Vessel Seized in Panama

On July 12, authorities in Panama boarded and searched the Chong Chon Gang, a North Korean-flagged cargo vessel returning from Cuba and preparing to transit the Panama Canal. The Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control has analyzed the voyage history of the Chong Chon Gang and related vessels over the past decade.

Chinese Companies Evade U.S. Trade Ban

A Report by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control Lax enforcement of U.S. sanctions is allowing Chinese companies to continue to ship goods to the United States even after…

Theft of Nuclear Material: Reducing the Risk

An interview with William H. Tobey On January 14, 2009, the Wisconsin Project spoke with William H. Tobey, Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation at the National Nuclear Security Administration,…