North Korea Missile Milestones – 1969-2017

1969-70: North Korea obtains FROG-5 and FROG-7A missiles from the Soviet Union. 1976: Egypt sends Soviet Scud-B missiles to North Korea. 1980: The Korean Committee for Space Technology is established….

India’s Expanding Missile Force

This chart provides information on India’s arsenal of ballistic and cruise missiles.

Iran Missile Milestones: 1985-2017

1985: Then-speaker of the Iranian Majlis Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani leads a high-level delegation to Libya, Syria, North Korea, and China, reportedly to acquire missiles. 1985: Iran receives its first…

Iran’s Compliance with UNSCR 2231: Alleged Violations Must Be Addressed

Executive Summary UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2231 implements the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and imposes missile- and arms-related restrictions. Little-noticed biannual reporting by the UN Secretary General alleges…

North Korea’s March Towards ICBM Capability

North Korea conducted several successful SLBM tests in 2016, already has tested several new missile systems in 2017, and may test an ICBM this year.

Missile Sanctions Must Target Iran’s Suppliers

On May 9, a senior Iranian defense official announced the recent test of “a missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers and a margin of error of 8 meters.”[1]  Iran’s…

The Iran Nuclear Agreement: What Comes Next?

Remarks at the Heritage Foundation, Washington D.C. The nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 was officially implemented in January 2016.  As a result, Iran has agreed to restrict the most…

Simmering Dissatisfaction on Both Sides of Nuclear Deal

Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met in New York on April 19 amid dissatisfaction on both sides about the implementation of the nuclear agreement….