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Speeches and Testimony
April 11, 2018
On April 11, the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) hosted a panel entitled "Iran’s Ballistic Missiles: Capabilities, Intentions, and the Evolving Threat."
International Enforcement Actions
March 29, 2018
On June 6, 2017, Iranian citizen Alireza Jalali was arrested at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport upon his arrival from Malaysia. Ten days later, Australian authorities made a related arrest of another Iranian citizen, Negar Ghodskani, based on a U.S. extradition request.
Policy Briefs
February 23, 2018
At its plenary meeting in Paris this week, the Financial Action Task Force decided to maintain Iran's status as a high-risk jurisdiction for money laundering and terrorist financing, while continuing to waive the most severe penalties for this listing. The 38-member body sets global standards on how to combat these threats to the international...
Articles and Reports
January 25, 2018
The ongoing effort by the United States to identify and designate companies and individuals supporting Iran's missile program stands in contrast to the European Union, which has not sanctioned any Iran-related entities of proliferation concern since the agreement's implementation.

Iranian Entities

Missile
An Iranian businessman who directs Malaysia-based Green Wave Telecommunication, Sdn Bhn and is the commercial director of Iran-based Fanavari Moj Khavar.
Missile
An Iranian electronics company that imports and distributes telecommunications, mechanical, and laboratory equipment. Has provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological, or other support to Electronic Components Industries.

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.