March 31, 2020
This month's newsletter features a report on the U.S. indictment of Turkish state-owned Halkbank for its pivotal role in laundering billions of dollars of Iranian oil proceeds in an elaborate sanctions evasion scheme, as well as an updated timeline of Iran's missile development from 1985 to the present day.
February 27, 2020
This month's newsletter features a policy brief on the decision by three European governments to trigger the dispute resolution mechanism set forth in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in response to nuclear steps by Iran that violate the agreement.
January 31, 2020
This month's newsletter features a policy brief on the impact of new U.S. sanctions directed at Iran's heavy industries – in particular the metals sector. This sector, which includes mining, manufacturing, and construction, is crucial to Iran’s struggling economy. It represents about 10% of Iran’s export economy, according to the U.S. government.
December 27, 2019
This month's newsletter features the latest U.N. reports on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2231 and an update on the companies that have abandoned trade and other activities with Iran, including in response to the U.S. decision to terminate sanctions waivers related to the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant.
November 26, 2019
This month's newsletter features an essay on the history of Iran's efforts to develop chemical weapons and an update on the companies that have abandoned trade with Iran, one year after the United States re-imposed powerful sanctions on Iran's banking, energy, and shipping sectors.
October 31, 2019
This month's newsletter features analysis of a recent U.S. export enforcement case against two men who conspired to ship export controlled machine tools with nuclear applications from the United States to Iran via the United Arab Emirates. The newsletter also includes a timeline of chemical weapon-related development in Iran.
September 26, 2019
This month’s newsletter features a report on Iran's missile development and arms exports in the context of soon-to-be-expiring restrictions established by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231, which endorsed the Iran nuclear deal. The newsletter also includes a detailed timeline of Iran's missile development from 1985 to the present day.
August 30, 2019
This month’s newsletter includes analysis of how the nuclear procurement channel established by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has fared in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement and an update on companies re-evaluating trade with Iran in light of the re-imposition of sweeping U.S. sanctions.
July 25, 2019
This month's newsletter includes analysis of a recently revealed U.S. export enforcement case against three Iranians who sought to procure U.S.-origin carbon fiber, a material with missile and nuclear applications, between 2008 and 2013, and a review of key developments since the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement in May 2018.
June 21, 2019
This month’s newsletter includes analysis of several recent export enforcement cases against American and Iranian citizens attempting to obtain U.S.-origin technology on behalf of Iran. The newsletter also features documents related to the recent downing by Iran of a U.S.