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.
April 30, 2021
This month’s newsletter features an update to a report estimating Iran’s ability to make a dash to produce fuel for a small nuclear arsenal and a table describing Iran’s potentially nuclear-capable missiles, which also pose a growing conventional threat to military bases and civilian infrastructure in the Middle East and beyond.
March 31, 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 Laura Rockwood, a former senior official from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), who explains the Agency’s role in inspections related to Iran’s nuclear program.
February 25, 2021
This month’s newsletter features a report estimating Iran’s ability to make a sudden dash to produce the fuel for a small nuclear arsenal and a timeline of milestones in the development of Iran’s nuclear program.
January 28, 2021
This month’s newsletter features a report on the multilayered sanctions levied against Iran’s financial sector as part of the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign, and the legacy of these sanctions for the Biden administration’s planned nuclear diplomacy.
December 17, 2020
This month’s newsletter features a report on the U.S. Justice Department’s effort to forfeit Iranian-origin weapons interdicted by U.S. forces in 2019 and 2020 en route to Yemen – the government's largest-ever forfeiture action for weapons from Iran. The seizure and forfeiture effort are part of a broader U.S.
November 30, 2020
This month’s newsletter includes a new episode of the Iran Watch Listen podcast, in which we discuss the role that the Treasury Department has played in the U.S. sanctions campaign against Iran.
October 30, 2020
This month’s newsletter features a report on a scheme by a network of Indonesian and Iranian companies to ship components for aircraft from the United States to Iran.
September 30, 2020
This month’s newsletter features a policy brief on how the United States could construct an effective arms embargo on Iran despite the expiry of U.N.
August 31, 2020
This month’s newsletter includes a report on U.S. laws that restrict trade with and investment in Iran and punish proliferation. The report provides a chronology of U.S. sanctions over four decades, including actions taken by the U.S. Government since it withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and began a policy of “maximum...