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….

Bait and Switch on New Iran Missile Sanctions

Last week, the White House backtracked on plans to impose new financial sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile program.  The Wall Street Journal reported on December 30 that the Treasury Department…

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…

Pakistan Missile Milestones – 1961-2014

1961: Establishment of the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Pakistan’s space agency. 1962: The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) helps train Pakistani scientists and engineers. Pakistan…