October 28, 2021
This month's newsletter features an international enforcement action examining two recent prosecutions of Iranian efforts to illicitly procure mass spectrometers, machines that can be used for uranium enrichment as well as a range of non-nuclear activities.
International Enforcement Actions
October 28, 2021
As Iran ramps up uranium enrichment, authorities in multiple countries have uncovered efforts by Iranian agents to procure mass spectrometers from abroad. These dual-use machines, which can precisely measure the purity and molecular structure of radioactive material, are essential for uranium enrichment. They also have a range of non-nuclear uses.
September 29, 2021
This month's newsletter features the latest episode of Iran Watch Listen, a podcast by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control. We speak with Neil Watts, a former member of the U.N. Panel of Experts on North Korea, about the evolution of missile and conventional arms cooperation between North Korea and Iran and techniques used by both...
Interviews and Podcasts
September 22, 2021
In the fourth episode of Iran Watch Listen, we sit down with Neil Watts, who served for five years as the Maritime Expert on the United Nations Panel of Experts on North Korea.
August 31, 2021
This month’s newsletter features the findings from an Iran Watch roundtable on the “atomic archive,” a trove of information about Iran’s past nuclear weapons program that was clandestinely acquired by Israel in 2018 from a storage building in Tehran.
August 30, 2021
During a pair of roundtables convened by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, experts on nuclear nonproliferation policy analyzed the implications of information contained in Iran's so-called "nuclear archive."
July 30, 2021
This month’s newsletter features updates to timelines of Iran’s nuclear and missile programs. New entries cover recent developments in those programs, including launches of new multi-stage space launch vehicles and the production of uranium metal and 60 percent enriched uranium, as well as the international community’s response to those...
June 29, 2021
This month’s newsletter features testimony by Valerie Lincy, the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, on China’s role in the proliferation of missile and nuclear technologies. The testimony explores contributions from entities in China to Iran’s nuclear program and development of ballistic missiles.
Speeches and Testimony
June 10, 2021
The Commission has asked me to comment on China's role in the proliferation of missile and nuclear technologies, both as a supplier and an end user, the Chinese entities that are involved in such activities, and the extent to which these activities have affected U.S. national security interests and the global nonproliferation regime.
May 28, 2021
This month’s newsletter includes an analysis of the recent seizure by the U.S. Navy of a suspected Iranian weapon shipment to militants in Yemen. The newsletter also features an update to a report and chronology on the laws and executive orders underpinning current U.S. sanctions on Iran.