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Policy Briefs
July 12, 2018
On June 21, 2018, the United Nations released the fifth report by the Secretary General on the implementation of U.N. Security Council resolution 2231. The report notes for the first time that Iran may be receiving nuclear technology outside of the licit "procurement channel" established by the JCPOA and overseen by the Security Council.
International Enforcement Actions
July 11, 2018
On June 20, 2018, a federal indictment was unsealed against Saaed Valadbaigi, an Iranian businessman accused of sending U.S.-origin export controlled materials to Iran, including a high-strength aluminum alloy that can be used to make centrifuge components and materials with missile and aerospace applications.
Speeches and Testimony
May 30, 2018
On May 30, the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) held a panel discussion to explore developments in EU export controls and sanctions. Executive Director of Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, Valerie Lincy, joined Dr. Andrea Viski and Shannon Barna to discuss EU sanctions and the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Policy Briefs
May 18, 2018
The plight of Chinese telecom giant ZTE may have eased this week, as U.S. and Chinese officials met for high-level trade talks. On April 15, the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security reactivated trade restrictions and re-imposed a $300 million fine against ZTE – barring the company from procuring critical U.S. components.

Iranian Entities

Nuclear, Missile, Military
A defense firm that provides maintenance and overhaul services for Iran's military helicopters and aircraft; subordinate to the Iranian Aviation Industries Organization, which is overseen by Iran's Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics.
Missile
An Iranian defense firm subordinate to Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG), which is responsible Iran's solid-fueled ballistic missile program. Develops and produces guidance and control systems for solid-propellant ballistic missiles.

Suppliers

Missile, Military
A telecommunications company charged with sending dual-use technology from the United States to Iran; indicted on December 8, 2015, along with Alireza Jalali and Negar Ghodskani, on charges of conspiracy, smuggling, and money laundering.
Military
Was involved in the transfer of U.S.-origin ship engines, marine generators, and marine power propulsion equipment to Iran for use by the Iranian military, in violation of U.S. export controls. Added on July 18, 2017 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets...

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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