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International Enforcement Actions
June 21, 2019
An Iranian engineer alleged by the United States to be supporting Iran's military may soon be extradited from France to the United States. Late last month, a court of appeals in Aix-en-Provence ruled that the extradition of Jalal Rohollahnejad could proceed, although he may still make a final legal appeal of the decision to the Court of Cassation...
International Enforcement Actions
June 21, 2019
In the face of tightening U.S. sanctions, Iranian smugglers will likely increase their reliance on several well-worn tactics to acquire American-manufactured products and circumvent trade barriers. Two recent cases pursued by the U.S.
Policy Briefs
May 10, 2019
The latest chapter in the Trump administration's maximum pressure campaign against Iran was announced on May 8, on the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
International Enforcement Actions
April 15, 2019
On March 21, 2019, 57-year-old Australian national David Russell Levick was sentenced to 24 months in prison after pleading guilty to procuring and attempting to procure U.S.-origin aircraft parts for transshipment to Iran without a license.

Iranian Entities

An Iranian national connected to Iran's Ministry of Defense.Employed by Kiyan Saynpaniz International (KSP International), an Iranian government engineering company that purchases items for several Iranian government agencies.
Missile, Military
An Iranian government engineering company connected to Iran's Ministry of Defense. Involved in a conspiracy to procure U.S.-origin goods, services, and technology with both military and non-military applications without the required licenses; also involved in the conspiracy were KSP employee Reza Rejali, Iranian-born Canadian Ghobad Ghasempour,...


A Dubai-based trading company; part of a network of front companies and individuals acting on behalf of the Government of Iran to circumvent international sanctions; reportedly engaged in petrochemical exports.
A Portuguese company owned and operated by Paulo Vicente; allegedly unlawfully exported U.S.-origin goods, services, and technology with both military and non-military applications to Iran without the required licenses.

Unconventional Weapon Programs

Visit program-specific pages for information about Iran's nuclear and chemical weapon-related efforts and Iran's missile program.