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…

Iran Nuclear Milestones: 1967-2017

1967: Start-up of the U.S.-supplied 5-megawatt Tehran Research Reactor (TRR). 1970: Iran signs the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). 1974: Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) is established. 1979: German construction of the Bushehr nuclear power reactors,…

Increasing Transparency under the JCPOA

Executive Director Valerie Lincy's remarks on transparency under the Iran nuclear deal at VCDNP's event: Transparency and the NPT: New Goals and Norms

Lesson Learned or Business as Usual?

Record U.S. penalties imposed on ZTE may not be enough to deter the Chinese telecom giant and others from violating Iran sanctions.

Iran’s Nuclear Veil

How to increase transparency under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Iranian Arms Shipments to Yemen Violate U.N. Resolutions

The United States and its allies have interdicted five separate weapons shipments from Iran to the Houthis in Yemen since April 2015—shipments that violate U. N. Security Council resolutions.  According…

Another Iranian Bank Receives Early Sanctions Relief

Another Iranian bank has received sanctions relief earlier than anticipated under the nuclear deal with Iran.  The European Union’s sanctions on state-owned Bank Saderat Iran and its London-based subsidiary, BankSaderat…