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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.
May 25, 2023
This month's newsletter features a new episode of Iran Watch Listen, a podcast by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control. We sat down with Dr. Bruce Goodwin to discuss the process of building nuclear weapons from a technical perspective, and explored the experience Iran has with some of the key steps of the weaponization process.
Interviews and Podcasts
May 17, 2023
Once Iran has the fuel, what else would it need to build a nuclear weapon? To find out, we spoke to Dr. Bruce Goodwin, an expert on nuclear weapons design and testing.
April 28, 2023
This month’s newsletter features updates to a timeline of milestones in Iran’s nuclear program. Since the last update in May 2022, efforts to restore the 2015 nuclear deal have come to a halt and Iran has begun, continued, or completed the construction of several new nuclear-related facilities.
Speeches and Testimony
April 20, 2023
On April 20, Wisconsin Project Executive Director Valerie Lincy took part in a roundtable discussion on Iran's drone program, hosted by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, along with General Kenneth McKenzie Jr. (USMC, Ret.) and Damien Spleeters of Conflict Armament Research.
March 31, 2023
This month's newsletter features updates to several Iran Watch resources tracking Iran's missile and nuclear programs. Over the last year, Iran has unveiled new ballistic and cruise missile models and launched the Ghaem-100 space launch vehicle.
February 28, 2023
This month’s newsletter features the findings from an Iran Watch roundtable on Iranian drones. An expert panel convened by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control identified areas where the United States and its partners could do more to slow Iran’s drone development and halt the flow of capable Iranian drones to Russia.
February 24, 2023
A panel convened by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control offered recommendations of how supply-side controls can be strengthened and can continue to limit the size and capability of Iran’s drone arsenal in the future.
February 15, 2023
An expert panel convened by the Wisconsin Project found that there are a handful of technological choke points where Western countries can still prevent qualitative improvements to Iranian drones, and it offered ideas about how to better restrict the flow of these technologies to Iran.
January 31, 2023
This month’s newsletter features a policy brief on the consequences of triggering the snapback mechanism of U.N. Security Council resolution 2231. Though it would not halt Iran’s nuclear advances, triggering snapback would allow Europe and the United States to make use of the expanded measures provided for in previous Security Council resolutions...