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Articles and Reports
September 21, 2023
How quickly could Iran get enough fissile material for a small nuclear arsenal? This timetable estimates how quickly Iran could amass enough weapons-grade uranium for five bombs. Once it has the enriched uranium, however, it could take at least several months to turn it into a working weapon.
Weapon Program Background Report
August 24, 2023
Iran’s missile arsenal is the largest in the Middle East. This table sets forth what is publicly known, claimed, or estimated about the capabilities of Iran's missiles that are most likely to be used either as nuclear-weapon delivery vehicles or for conventional strikes against high-payoff targets, such as bases or infrastructure.
International Enforcement Actions
July 25, 2023
Rumor has it that the notorious proliferator Karl Lee may be in prison, but open-source evidence suggests that his network is still active.
Articles and Reports
June 26, 2023
In the past, U.S. and European sanctions against Iran have focused heavily on its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. But over the last two years, that focus appears to have shifted.

Iranian Entities

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.
An Iranian national indicted in the United States for allegedly conspiring to illegally export U.S. technology to Iran; managing director of Pardazan System Namad Arman (PASNA); according to the U.S.


Biological, Military
A Turkey-based company used by Murat Bukey to facilitate business with Iran; involved in procuring equipment for Iran's unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and weapons programs on behalf of the Iranian 
Missile, Biological, Military
A Turkish national; involved in procuring equipment for Iran's unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and weapons programs on behalf of the Iranian Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL), according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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