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Newsletters
April 30, 2024
This month’s newsletter features analyses of Iran’s January missile attacks on Syria, Iraq, and Pakistan and its larger attack on Israel this month. The January strikes contain important hints about the strengths and limitations of Iran’s missile capabilities, which played out during the April 13 attack and the successful air defense operation to...
Newsletters
March 29, 2024
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 Wolf-Christian Paes, an expert on arms and maritime security, to discuss Iran’s support for the Houthi rebel group, the ways in which arms are smuggled into Yemen, and what can be done to stop the...
Newsletters
February 28, 2024
This month’s newsletter features an analysis of two recent U.S. interdiction operations off the coast of Yemen. The operations, which turned up components of ballistic and anti-ship missiles and waterborne drones, present compelling evidence that Iran continues to violate the United Nations arms embargo on the Houthis.
Newsletters
January 31, 2024
This month’s newsletter features a roundtable report on applying the lessons from North Korea to address Iran's nuclear program. The report summarizes the conclusions of an expert panel discussion convened by the Wisconsin Project and offers ideas for diplomacy, threats, sanctions, and other tools that may be used to stop or limit a nuclear...
Newsletters
December 22, 2023
This month’s newsletter features a report on the history of Iran’s nuclear program, containing an overview of nuclear infrastructure, undeclared sites, key institutions and personnel, and the foreign assistance Iran has received, as well as international sanctions and export controls targeting the nuclear program.
Newsletters
November 29, 2023
This month’s newsletter features an in-depth report on the private companies involved in Iran’s military drone program. While state-owned companies and the armed forces play leading roles in designing and building Iranian drones, privately-owned companies are making a valuable but largely overlooked contribution as well, and their role continues...
Newsletters
October 31, 2023
This month’s newsletter features a policy brief on the next steps for European sanctions following the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action’s (JCPOA) Transition Day earlier this month, which lifted U.N. Security Council restrictions on Iran’s missile program.
Newsletters
September 29, 2023
This month's newsletter features updates to a report estimating how quickly Iran could enrich enough uranium to fuel a small nuclear arsenal as well as a table tracking Iran's centrifuge models and their deployment at declared uranium enrichment sites. Both resources reflect new data from the most recent International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...
Newsletters
August 30, 2023
This month's newsletter features an update to a table that details Iran's missile arsenal, the largest in the Middle East. Since the last update, Iran has unveiled the solid-fueled "hypersonic" Fattah missile as well as a new variant of the liquid-fueled Khorramshahr, Tehran's longest-ranged missile.
Newsletters
July 26, 2023
This month’s newsletter features a look at a recent U.S. indictment of Chinese national Xiangjiang Qiao. Qiao is an associate of Li Fang Wei (Karl Lee), a major supplier of critical components to Iran’s missile program from 2006 until at least 2014.

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