Library Documents on Iran's Chemical Program

January 28, 1998
Chairman Shelby, Senator Kerrey, Members of the Committee. I appreciate this opportunity to present the views of the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) on current and projected threats to our national interests. Happily--and thanks to the effectiveness of American diplomacy, military readiness, and intelligence...
January 28, 1998
Last year marked the 50th annniversary of the enactment of the National Security Act, the legislation that created the Central Intelligence Agency and established the national defense and intelligence structure for the Cold War era. - This year, we approach an equally significant anniversary November 1999 will mark the tenth anniversary of the...
January 28, 1998
SEN. SHELBY: The committee will come to order. Last year marks the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the national security act, the legislation that created the Central Intelligence Agency and established the national defense and intelligence structure for the Cold War era.
January 28, 1998
" There are times when America and America alone can and should make the difference for peace." President Clinton " Everywhere ... they look to us as the country that provides for their security and their safety and their freedom." Secretary of Defense Cohen Mr. Chairman, I am again pleased to have the opportunity to provide the Defense...
January 27, 1998
An ActTo impose certain sanctions on foreign persons who transfer items contributing to Iran’s efforts to acquire, develop, or produce ballistic missiles, and to implement the obligations of the United States under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
January 7, 1998
MR. JAFARZADEH: Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to our press conference today.
January 1, 1998
Excerpts . . . Scope Note The Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) submitted this report in response to a Congressionally directed action in Section 721 of the FY 1997 Intelligence Authorization Act. The act requires that: "(a) Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every 6 months thereafter, the Director of...
November 5, 1997
. . . Declaration made upon ratification:"The Islamic Republic of Iran, on the basis of the Islamic principles and beliefs, considers chemical weapons inhuman, and has consistently been on the vanguard of the international efforts to abolish these weapons and prevent their use.
November 5, 1997
On 3 November 1997, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction (Convention or CWC) with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. In accordance with the provision of...
May 6, 1997
I wish to thank you for the invitation to appear before the Subcommittee today. My colleagues and I at the University of Georgia are involved in studies of the issues being addressed by the Subcommittee. I am pleased to share our work with you and members of Congress.