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…

Quietly, U.N. Signals Violation by Iran of New Resolution

According to a July 2016 report by the U.N. Secretary General, Iranian firms participated in a defense trade show in Iraq last March, in potential violation of U. N. Security…

The Real Problem with Iran’s Nuclear Exemptions is Secrecy

The controversy over the Iran nuclear agreement was reignited last week, after a new report revealed secret exemptions Iran received in order to meet the requirements of the agreement.  The…

A History of Iran’s Nuclear Program

This is a brief history of Iran’s progress toward the ability to build a nuclear weapon. The emphasis is on achievements, rather than motives. The achievements presented here have been…