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...
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.
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)...
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.
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.
June 27, 2023
This month’s newsletter features an analysis of recent trends in U.S. and EU sanctions against Iran. Whereas in the past these sanctions have focused heavily on Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs, over the past two years the focus has shifted dramatically toward targeting human rights violators and drone-related entities.
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.
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.
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.