Iranian Entities

Director of Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG). Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on January 17, 2016, freezing his assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382,...
Provides financial resources and financing services for oil and gas development projects to entities linked to the Government of Iran, including subsidiaries of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC); has owned Iranian Offshore Engineering Construction Co. (IOEC). Listed by the European Union on December 1, 2015 as an entity linked to Iran's...


Missile, Military
North Korea's primary exporter of ballistic missile-related equipment and conventional weapons; owned by the North Korean government; overseen by the Second Economic Committee. Designated by the U.N. Security Council on April 24, 2009 pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006), requiring (with some exceptions) states to freeze immediately funds,...
Missile, Military
A Taiwanese national and sales manager of Junbon Enterprises Co., Ltd., in Taiwan. Pleaded guilty in June 2015 to conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Iranian Transaction Regulations (ITR) and sentenced to 14 months in prison; from October 2007 to August 2014, conspired with others to ship U.S.-...

Our Publications

Policy Briefs
October 6, 2016
Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Obama administration secretly agreed to lift United Nations sanctions on two of Iran's missile financing institutions as part of a package of controversial accommodations with Iran in January.[1] Critics of the move have focused on an alleged "quid pro
Policy Briefs
September 22, 2016
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 Council resolution 2231. Under the resolution, prior approval is required by the Security Council for any arms transfer to or from Iran; none was sought. What's more, one...
Policy Briefs
September 7, 2016
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 response to the report has been predictably polarized...

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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